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5:56 PM ET More than 115 different athletes, coaches and sports personalities from 13 different countries have joined together to raise money for a COVID-19 response fund aimed at providing assistance for individuals fighting the global pandemic. Simone Biles, Mark Cuban, Stephen Curry, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Hawk, Rose LaVelle, Jack Nicklaus, Michael Phelps, David
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1:20 PM ET Augusta National Golf Club is donating $2 million to two local entities to help with the coronavirus pandemic. The Georgia club is currently closed in the wake of the crisis and the Masters, originally scheduled for next week, has been postponed. “It is our hope these gifts will help address the many
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12:14 PM ET Associated Press The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour golf event to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament was scheduled for May 28-31. There will now be no play on the tour until June at the earliest. The next possible tournament is the Trophee Hassan II in
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12:33 PM ET Bob Harig Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Mark Schlabach Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Davis Love III, a
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10:44 AM ET Associated Press The Evian Masters women’s golf tournament has been moved to August because of the coronavirus outbreak. The event originally scheduled for July 23-26 will now be held on Aug. 6-9 at the Evian Resort Golf Club. Evian is one of the five majors on the women’s circuit. The decision was
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10:40 PM ET Although the United States Golf Association is sticking to its edict to have a decision by mid-April, a report in the New York Post on Thursday night said the U.S. Open would be postponed but with the intention of still playing at Winged Foot Golf Club in suburban New York later this
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5:14 PM ET The closure of Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, has put the status of the 2020 U.S. Open in limbo as organizers are unable to proceed with the build-out of the major championship site. An executive order by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had resulted in the indefinite closure of
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11:19 AM ET ESPN News Services The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player has been postponed indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic. The pair of retired pro golfers was to have been honored by President Donald Trump during a White House ceremony Monday. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest
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10:17 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Leading golf instructor Pete Cowen told The Daily Telegraph in Britain he has all the symptoms of the coronavirus and says he has told all his players to follow health and government guidelines on COVID-19. “I’m feeling horrendous and wouldn’t wish this on anyone, no matter how young
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10:45 AM ET Associated Press PHOENIX — Anna Nordqvist drained a birdie putt on the second playoff hole, pumped her fist and gave a slight wave to the half-dozen people clapping near the green. The tournament title in hand, the two-time major champion turned to playing partner Lisa Pettersson and hesitated. The customary postround hug
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8:42 PM ET In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and cancelations of several tournaments, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan is forgoing his salary, several executives are taking pay cuts and all of the tour’s employees are seeing their pay frozen to 2019 levels, a PGA Tour source confirmed to ESPN. Monahan, who became commissioner
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1:25 PM ET Pro-golfer Ian Poulter and Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will compete against last year’s Formula One rookie of the year Lando Norris in Veloce Esports’ #NotTheBahGP. With several motorsport events cancelled, #NotTheBahGP is a virtual race based on the Bahrain Grand Prix which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. 1 Related
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11:19 AM ET Associated Press Amid a slew of postponements and cancellations in golf, the LPGA Tour announced a September date for what traditionally is its first major championship of the year. The ANA Inspiration, previously scheduled for April 2-5 in Rancho Mirage, California, now will be played Sept. 10-13. That date previously was for
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11:12 AM ET Associated Press The first player under the PGA Tour umbrella has tested positive for the new coronavirus after returning home to South Africa from playing a developmental tour event in Mexico. The PGA Tour says Victor Lange made his only PGA Tour Latinoamerica start in the Estrella Del Mar Open in Mazatlan,
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