SYDNEY: The boys’s Australian Open golfing match and Australian Ladies’s Open scheduled for subsequent yr had been canceled as a result of COVID-19-related commute and quarantine restrictions.
The verdict has no longer been made frivolously however we imagine it to be the best consequence below the present instances,” Golfing Australia leader govt James Sutherland mentioned in a observation launched Thursday.
The boys’s match was once in the beginning scheduled for Nov. 25-28 at The Australian Golfing Membership in Sydney however had already been re-scheduled for a date in early 2022. It was once additionally no longer held in 2020 because of the pandemic. Australian Matt Jones was once the final winner in 2019 when it was once additionally performed at The Australian.
The Ladies’s Australian Open, which was once set be at the 2022 LPGA Excursion, was once scheduled for February at Kooyonga Golfing Membership in Adelaide, even supposing a real date had no longer been decided. Inbee Park gained the 2020 match at Royal Adelaide and the 2021 model was once canceled.
Sutherland mentioned ongoing commute restrictions supposed keeping the tournaments was once no longer viable.
The world component way transferring quarantine and commute restrictions wreak havoc on making plans and, with our marquee gamers dwelling out of the country, the problem is even larger,” Sutherland mentioned. The drive and possibility on host venues and organizers may be prime those are small companies who’ve already confronted massive disruption because of the pandemic.
The 2022 mens Australian Open is scheduled to be held at Victoria Golfing Membership in Melbourne in November-December of subsequent yr, ahead of returning to The Australian in 2023.
The Australian PGA Championship is scheduled to be performed from Jan. 13-16 at Royal Queensland, most likely with few world gamers.
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