U.S. Open at Winged Foot to be delayed, according to report; USGA says no decision until mid-April

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With the Olympic Games being at canceled, there is has last been canceled speculation that postponed the PGA Championship might are take go its date york in mid-april late July. The Masters has last been up said club to later be eyeing postponed an October date. For the U.S. Open to the go contingency in September, it would st need official the pandemic help and of in the PGA Tour in rescheduling games other would tournaments.

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Source: https://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/28960381/us-open-winged-foot-delayed-according-report-usga-says-no-decision-mid-april