Category: Golf

Many golf tournaments continue to be postponed because of Covid-19

The American Professional Golf Association (PGAA) postponed the major PGA Championship, while the PGA Tour stopped playing until mid-May.

PGA Championship belongs to the traditional annual quartet, in addition to Masters, US Open and The Open Championship. According to initial plans, this year’s tournament is expected to take place at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco from May 14 to May 17, with Brooks Koepka as the current champion.

Last weekend, Augusta National indefinitely postponed Masters by nCoV. Recently they also announced the closure of the yard this weekend for the same reason.

On March 16, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) proposed stopping events gathering more than 50 people for eight weeks. On the same day, the San Francisco government declared a “proactive home detention” status, advising residents to limit leaving home except for urgent needs. This city has about seven million inhabitants.

The escalating Covid-19 in the US also continues to cause further damage to the schedule of the PGA Tour. On the same day with the announcement of the postponement of the PGA Championship, the PGA Tour decided to postpone four more events, including the RBC Heritage, the Zurich Classic, the Wells Fargo Championship and the Byron Nelson Championship.

This series of events takes place in consecutive weeks after The Masters (April 9 to April 12). The PGA Tour, therefore, remained unmoved until mid-May. The same situation applies to the remaining five affiliated arenas. Last week, the plague caused the PGA Tour to close the main event of The Players Championship right after the opening round and then a series of four tournaments in three consecutive weeks from now to the beginning of April.

According to internal sources, the world’s most powerful golf organizations and organizations have had a private discussion in the past two days about the plan to save the 2020 season and the major before the complicated development of nCoV.

The week from August 3 is being planned for the PGA Championship. By then, Covid-19 is likely to be under control, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic men’s golf course content has been completed, leaving only women’s content. In addition, because the Winged Foot yard in Westchester County, New York is a hot spot for nCoV, golf leaders are also considering a contingency plan for the US Open. It is bringing this event to Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, or Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina.

Golf betting will be legalized in 2020

Like betting on other sports, the upcoming PGA Tour is also expected to legalize betting on golf. The organizers say this is an opportunity for golf to rise to a new level.

Betting participants will definitely have a great deal of knowledge about the sport, more or less. From there, they can be encouraged to go to the training ground or invest in a set of golf products at home to practice such as golf frames, golf mats, golf nets, etc. Through long practice they will have experience in playing, quantity golfers will grow up noticeably.

According to the latest information released by the team: from 5 2020 all golf fans can participate in betting right on the course. In addition to a few players, all golf fans can bet on all the events organized by PGA Tour to further improve the drama.

Golf betting will be legalized in 2020

In some states in the US and many countries around the world, sports betting is being legalized. If the bet is legalized, then you and your relatives will have the right to choose whether or not to participate. According to the PGA Tour, betting will make your family’s actions wiser instead of having your family control others.

At the same time, there is no detailed plan for this issue but PGA Tour will select IMG Arena as a partner to operate and enhance the entire system. PGA Tour will also put integrity first. Because 1 when the entire system has to be operated must be closely monitored, except early deduction of some negative bets.

Before May 2018, the US only accepted a few betting group companies across the country under the service package and operations in Nevada. PGA Tour also regularly organizes tournaments in 16 states in the US as well as Washington D.C. All of these states have passed bills and consider sports betting to be legal. Many other states are also planning to continue practicing by 5 2020

Suzuki won the Toto Japan Classic golf tournament

Having reached the final round -17 after the final round of Toto Japan Classic, native Ai Suzuki golfer was satisfied in the journey to find the first trophy at the LPGA Tour.

Suzuki entered the final round at the top of the table with a score of -12, a three-stroke difference from second-ranked opponent Gaby Lopez. The 25-year-old owner of 14 JLPGA cups has maintained this advantage by scoring 67 non-bogey sticks in the last 18 holes.

Through 54 non-bogey pits, Suzuki averaged 241 yards, won the fairway in 10 of the 14 holes, onto the green in 14 of 18 holes and put the ball 27 times. The championship earned Suzuki $ 225,000 and a LPGA Tour membership card.

“I am in a stable state both in form and spirit, hitting hard in the final round. Therefore, I do not have to worry about the other opponents but just focus on the goal of not scoring bogey. thing, I want to record more birdsies in the second half to stay safer. This is my 15th victory but it is special because of the LPGA Tour USA”. Suzuki said after her coronation.

Scoring a score of 67 sticks including a bogey and seven birdies, Kim Hyo Joo finished at -14. This achievement helped her hold the runner-up position, receiving $ 137,000 and was the 12th in the top 10 final in LPGA Tour this year.

Less than three strokes behind runner-up, Lee Minjee held third place at -11, gaining nearly $ 100,000. Last week, the golfer also finished in the top three at the LPGA Tour event held in Taipei.

Jennifer Kupcho and Jin Yan shared the fourth spot with a score of -10, each receiving $ 70,000. The next positions are respectively T6 and T10 with a difference of one stick. The golfer in the T6 group received $ 41,000 while the T10 group received $ 28,000.

After Toto Japan Classic, the top 60 on the Race to the CME Globe chart was closed, with Stacy Lewis being the last to receive the ticket. The 60 golfers will compete for the trophy with the $ 1.5 million championship prize at the closing season of the CME Group Tour Championship starting November 21 at Tiburon Stadium in Florida.