Former USGA Employee Charged With Fraud Over 23,000 Stolen US Open Tickets
A former employee of the United States Golf Association (USGA) faces up to 300 years of prison and millions of dollars in fines over allegations that he stole thousands of US Open tickets and sold them over a seven year span. Robert Fryer was charged with one count of... Read more
Golf’s U.S. Open to Allow Limited Fans at Torrey Pines in California
Fans will be allowed at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in southern California, but those who have already purchased tickets will have to re-purchase them if they hope to go. Tickets will be sold in waves until the allocation is spent, beginning April 26. “Before the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read more
PGA Tour Set For Spectator Return at Bermuda Championship in October
A limited number of general admission spectators will be allowed at October’s Bermuda Championship, the first crowds approved for attendance at a PGA Tour event since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The number of fans allowed to attend has not yet been determined, and will be announced after... Read more
The Masters Will Go On in November Without Fans Present
Confirming rumors that began to spread last week, Augusta National Golf Club announced Wednesday that the 2020 Masters Tournament will take place November 9-15 without patrons or guests on the grounds of the hallowed golf club. The tournament, postponed from its traditional April dates due to the coronvairus, had... Read more
Augusta Mayor Says “Likely” Masters Will Happen Without Fans
Augusta, Ga. mayor Hardie Davis expressed doubt at a press conference that the venerable tournament would be able to allow fans, though no official decision has been made as of Friday afternoon. “Tomorrow, the PGA Championship begins at Harding Park without fans, and that’s likely what will probably happen... Read more
Study: Sports Fans Favor Prompt Return Without Crowds Over Waiting
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more
PGA Tour To Return To TV This Month With Benefit Match
Golf fans yearning for the sport’s return are in for a treat. The PGA Tour announced a star-studded televised match will broadcast nationally on May 17 to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The tour has teamed with NBC Sports and Sky Sports to present TaylorMade Driving Relief, a team competition... Read more
PGA Tour Releases Revised Tournament Schedule
Like other sports leagues, the PGA Tour hit a snag this spring due to COVID-19. But golf pros will soon return to the links for a schedule that has been overhauled as a result of the pandemic. An official schedule was released Wednesday that features a mid-June start after... Read more
Update: The Masters Rescheduled To November
The Masters was one of the first sporting events to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving the iconic golf course at Augusta National vacant this April. But PGA professionals will still have their chance to compete for the green jacket in 2020, with the tournament officially rescheduled... Read more
Masters Tournament 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
The 2020 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club has officially been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Respecting the health and well-being of everyone associated with these events and the citizens of the Augusta community, the 2020 Masters tournament, the Augusta National Women’s Amateur and the Drive,... Read more