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Champions Tour delays season restart until late July

50-and-older tour will begin play July 31 in Michigan and has dates for only 2 of its 5 major championships

Announced: By the Champions Tour, that the restart of its 2020 season has been delayed until late July, officials with the 50-and-older tour announced Wednesday, citing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The first tournament in the revised schedule will be the Ally Challenge on July 31-Aug. 2 at Warwick Hills in Grand Blanc, Mich. With the latest changes, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open in Endicott, N.Y., has been canceled. The Senior Players Championship, originally scheduled for July 9-12, will take the DSGO’s place on the schedule and be played Aug. 13-16 in Akron, Ohio. The Senior Players is one of the tour’s five major championships, only two of which are scheduled to be played in this abbreviated season. The Senior PGA and U.S. Senior Open already have been canceled, and the Senior British Open was postponed, with no new date set.

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