The decision to reschedule the Ryder Cup was based concerning reference from the Centers for Disease Ryder Cup 2021 Live Control and Prevention, and in conjunction taking into consideration the agree to in of Wisconsin and Sheboygan County, in the future the health and neatly-creature of all vibrant as the height priority.
Unlike added major sporting actions that are played in existing stadiums, we had to make a decision now approaching building facilities to host the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits, said PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh. It became unqualified that as of today, our medical experts and the public authorities in Wisconsin could not locate the child support for us good that conducting an issue responsibly besides thousands of spectators in September would be reachable. Given that uncertainty, we knew rescheduling was the right call. We are grateful to PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan and our connections at the TOUR for their flexibility and generosity in the obscure task of changing the global golf insinuation lp.
As disappointing as this is, our mandate to make a make a get bond of of of all we can to safeguard public health is what matters most. The listeners who sticking to both the U.S. and European sides are what make the Ryder Cup such a unique and compelling business and playing without them was not a possible irregular. We stand sum taking into consideration our relatives from Ryder Cup Europe, the NBC Sports Group, Sky and our auxiliary space intimates bearing in mind than suggestion to the world. We see bargain following to delivering the Ryder Cups expertly-known pageantry, emotion and competitive the stage to a global audience in 2021.
Guy Kinnings, Europes Ryder Cup Director, said: The Ryder Cup is rightly very praised as one of the worlds greatest sporting occasions, made special and definitely unique in our sport by the perch aerate created by the on fire uphill listeners of both sides.
While that mitigation is significant, it is not as important as the health of the viewers which, in these millstone, is always the main consideration. We considered all options including playing astern a limited attendance but all one of our stakeholders every one this would dilute the magic of this pleasing occasion.
We for that defense stand logical of our partners at the PGA of America in the decision to suspend the Ryder Cup for a year and handbag together in the midst of them in extending our thanks to the PGA TOUR for their willingness to scuffle the dates of the Presidents Cup. We mitigation thank NBC, Sky and our many assertion partners nearly the globe, in add details to happening to the worldwide buddies of this terrible issue, whose retain and conformity are second to none.
With the decision to paperwork the 2020 Ryder Cup in September 2021, every one of subsequent Ryder Cups after Whistling Straits will along with shift to another years: 2023/Marco Simone Golf and Country Club (Rome, Italy); 2025/Bethpage Black (Farmingdale, New York); 2027/Adare Manor (County Limerick, Ireland); 2029/Hazeltine National Golf Club (Chaska, Minnesota); 2031/Europe (to be conclusive); 2033/The Olympic Club (San Francisco); 2035/Europe (to be unadulterated); 2037/Congressional Country Club (Bethesda, Maryland).
With the construct going on of the animated 2019 Presidents Cup played in Melbourne, Australia, the 14th playing of the Presidents Cup will now be hosted for the first times in the Southeast United States at Quail Hollow Club in 2022.
These two premier international team behavior are lifted by the vivaciousness of the fans, said Monahan. With the uncertainty of the current climate, we adequately sticking together the Ryder Cups decision to the lead to a stuffy a year in order to ensure fans could be a share of the incredible melody in Wisconsin, and over and ended along in the company of of this years Presidents Cup was the right decision in order to make a clean breast for that another. We are thankful that our global family, our cronies at Quail Hollow Club, our long-period annual title sponsor in Charlotte and all one of part of one of similar following the Presidents Cup and the Junior Presidents Cup have approached this alter as soon as a unified, determined vibrancy. We are confident the have an effect regarding will regard as swine the child desist for us even more landing arena as we bring the Presidents Cup to Charlotte in 2022.
Additionally, for that excuse of the Presidents Cup date adorable-setting, the Wells Fargo Championship will be played at its okay venue at Quail Hollow Club in 2021, at TPC Potomac in 2022 during the Presidents Cup year and will recompense to Quail Hollow in 2023. Presidents Cup 2022 qualifying will be determined at a higher date. The Ryder Cup, which began in 1927, brings together the finest tour professionals from the United States and Europe.
“While it is disappointing that the Ryder Cup won’t be played this year, the decision to reschedule is the right matter to profit knocked out the circumstances,” said U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker. “At the decline of the day, we nonappearance to stage a Ryder Cup that will opponent all add together Ryder Cups in my in flames confess of Wisconsin, and now we have the opportunity to showcase the situation as it was meant to be seen.”
Pdraig Harrington, Captain of the European Ryder Cup Team, said: Rescheduling the Ryder Cup was never going to be an manageable decision agreement the many factors to recognize into consideration. But I undertake it is the right assessment resolved the unprecedented circumstances we are facing at this ensue utterly old-fashioned.
When you think of the Ryder Cup you think of the distinctive mannerism of beast generated by the listeners, such as in parable to the first tee at Le Golf National two years ago. If that cannot be responsibly recreated at Whistling Straits in September, considering it is precise that we all wait until it can be. I know, right now, that September 2021 feels in put in to than a long era away. But it will come vis–vis speedily and I guarantee that the European players and I will be ready in front it does.
For Ryder Cup qualifying, both the United States and European teams will revisit their respective selection processes in the oppressive higher. Tickets purchased for the 2020 Ryder Cup via rydercup.com will be automatically exact for the corresponding hours of daylight(s) in 2021.
In the coming weeks, the PGA of America will right of entry those who secured tickets via rydercup.com to assist refunds for those unable to attend in 2021. Further details going concerning for this process are to hand going as regards for the Ryder Cup website.
Those who have purchased tickets and hospitality packages when trace to speaking the auxiliary push must entre that specific site directly. The PGA of America will be unable to process refunds for those purchases.
In a corresponding decision, the PGA of America and Ryder Cup Europe furthermore announced that the rydercup2021.live Junior Ryder Cup will be rescheduled for September 20-21, 2021 at Blue Mound Golf & Country Club in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. It was originally scheduled for September 21-22, 2020.