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The PGA Tour is set to release a revised schedule that would include three major tournaments and a Ryder Cup in 2020, sources told Golfweek's Eamon Lynch.
The Masters will tentatively be scheduled for the week of Nov. 9 and the PGA Championship would begin Aug. 6 at Harding Park in San Francisco.
An announcement of the schedule is delayed as the R&A decides whether the Open Championship will be postponed or canceled. A report surfaced Wednesday night that the tournament was canceled, though the R&A denied the rumors Thursday, stating it's still considering all options.
If The Open is postponed, it will be played Sept. 17 to 20 at Royal St. George's in England, one week before the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straights in Wisconsin. If it's canceled altogether, the U.S. Open - originally scheduled for June 18 at Winged Foot - could take the Sept. 17 slot, potentially at a new location on the West Coast.
"Depending on how far out we might have to go, it could mean that we need to find a new location. If we get beyond September, we would need to find a U.S. Open-ready course in a place with the right climate and agronomics, with consideration to available daylight hours," said Craig Annis, the USGA's chief brand officer. "We are fortunate to have a number of USGA host site partners who we are engaging with to determine viability."
Lynch noted Torrey Pines and Pebble Beach as two possibilities for the U.S. Open, since the two facilities have multiple courses on the property, which would help the full field get through limited daylight during the first two rounds.
Additionally, the Wyndham Championship and three FedEx Cup playoff events would follow the PGA Championship, concluding with the Tour Championship at East Lake on Labor Day weekend. The Players Championship, which was canceled March 12 after one round, will not be played at a later date.
Lynch added that any revised schedule would be subject to both change and complete cancellation given the growing COVID-19 pandemic.