(Reuters) – The 2020 season of the PGA Tour Series-China has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers of the series said in a statement on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
The PGA Tour and the China Golf Association said they had arrived at the decision as to access into China and the continued the global spread of the novel coronavirus made it impossible to proceed with the tournaments.
Fourteen tournaments were scheduled this year. The series had held the first of three planned qualifying tournaments for players from mainland China in January before the season was stalled due to the pandemic.
Organisers said players who earned membership following the 2019 season via a top-50 finish on the Order of Merit and those who earned their cards in the qualifying tournament this year would maintain their PGA Tour Series-China status in 2021.
The Mackenzie Tour–PGA Tour Canada also cancelled its season due to restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border.