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USGA calls off boys, girls junior events, citing coronavirus

Cancellations bring to 6 the number of USGA national championships in 2020 that have fallen victim to the pandemic

Canceled: By the USGA, the U.S. Girls’ Junior and the U.S. Junior Amateur tournaments, the association announced Friday, citing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The Girls’ Junior had been scheduled for July 13-18 at the Air Force Academy’s Eisenhower Golf Club in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Junior Amateur had been set for July 20-25 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. The junior events bring to six the number of USGA cancellations this year, joining the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball, U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Senior Women’s Open. The USGA also delayed opening entries for six amateur events until the week of May 18: U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Amateur, U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur, U.S. Senior Amateur, U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur. Also, the USGA delayed opening entries for two 2021 tournaments: the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball and the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, until the week of July 6.

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