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RBC Canadian Open regional qualifiers postponed due to COVID-19

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the sixth hole during the final round of the Canadian Open in Ancaster, Ont., on June 9, 2019. Golf Canada has postponed three regional qualifying tournaments for the 2020 RBC Canadian Open due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj
March 30, 2020 - 11:25 AM

TORONTO - Golf Canada has postponed three regional qualifying tournaments for the 2020 RBC Canadian Open due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The tournaments were slated to start May 14 at TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley in Caledon, Ont., May 19 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C., and May 21 at Club de golf Pinegrove in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.

Golf Canada also announced that four upcoming tournaments in its NextGen Championships junior series have been cancelled, and the Canadian University/College Championship scheduled to start May 24 at Club de golf Les Quatre Domaines, Mirabel, Que., has been postponed.

There is no indication yet on when the postponed events may be rescheduled, but the RBC Canadian Open is still scheduled to start June 8 at St. George's Country Club in Toronto. The CP Women's Open is scheduled to start Aug. 31 at Vancouver's Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 30, 2020.

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