The 2020 British Open has been canceled as a result of this coronavirus pandemic, ” The Royal and Ancient announced Monday.

The end marks the first time that the legendary match was pinpointed given that Environment War II.

“This is unsatisfactory to get a terrific lot of people but this outbreak is seriously influencing the British isles and we must behave responsibly to protect the total wellbeing and health of anybody related,” that the R&A mentioned. “It’s is the perfect thing to do.”

Golfing Digest originally noted last week the British Open was anticipated to be canceled. Based on Golfing Digest, The R&A could decide to terminate the occasion comparatively than postpone it as it can collect an insurance coverage payment when it cancels with a particular date. The policy plan allegedly protects against a worldwide pandemic.

The British Open is the most popular significant golf championship to possess its program changed. The Pros, U.S. Open, and PGA Championship have announced postponements, though they’re currently intended to be finished at a later date.

2020 British Open Royal St. George’s to host in 2021

The 2020 Open Championship has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the world. This year’s Open, which was supposed to be the 149th edition of the tournament, was to be played at Royal St. George’s from July 16-19. The event has been rescheduled for July 15-18 in 2021 at the same location.