Augusta National reschedules Masters for November

Augusta National Golf Club said Monday that it had identified November 9-15 as a possible date for the rescheduled Masters.

Augusta National had earlier postponed the Masters due to the novel coronavirus outbreak but had not rescheduled the first race of the year.

The first round game was scheduled to start on Thursday.

"While more details will be shared in the weeks and months to come, we, like all of you, will continue to focus on all mandated precautions and guidelines to fight against the coronavirus ," said Augusta National in statement.

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Along the way, we hope that the anticipation of hosting the Masters Tournament in the fall brings a moment of joy to the Augusta community and everyone who loves sports.

We want to emphasize that our future plans depend on favorable advice and direction from health officials.

Earlier on Monday, the R&A had announced that the 149 Open Championship Scheduled for Royal St George's from July 16 to 19, it had been canceled due to the pandemic.