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PGA Tour will restart season in mid-June, report says

Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, will herald PGA Tour’s return from coronavirus-induced shutdown but be played without fans, Golf Digest reports

Reported: By Golf Digest’s Brian Wacker, that the PGA Tour will restart its season in mid-June in Texas, without fans in attendance. Citing “multiple sources,” the report said that the Charles Schwab Challenge on June 11-14 at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth will be the Tour’s first competition since early March, when the Players Championship was canceled after the first round. No fans will be allowed to attend at Colonial as the Tour deals with government and health officials’ recommended social-distancing guidelines to halt the spread of coronavirus. PGA Tour officials reportedly discussed the plans with members of the Player Advisory Council in a conference call Tuesday. An announcement could be made as soon as today, Morning Read has learned. The RBC Canadian Open, which is scheduled for June 11-14, will not be played, according to the report. The Charles Schwab Challenge will move back a month from its original May 21-24 slot. Last week, the PGA Tour announced a revised schedule that preserved the three U.S. major championships, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup. The R&A recently canceled its British Open for the first time since 1945 and the end of World War II.

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