Announced in a joint press release today from the PGA TOUR, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA of America, the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been postponed one year later than originally scheduled.
The Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club has moved from the fall of 2021 to September 19-25, 2022, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“Sport is the ultimate unifier, and while these two biennial events are fiercely contested, they also give fans from both sides and from around the world the opportunity to unite and celebrate the greatest game on the planet,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan in the press release. “With the uncertainty of the current climate, we fully support the Ryder Cup’s decision to delay a year in order to ensure fans could be a part of the incredible atmosphere in Wisconsin, and the delay of next year’s Presidents Cup was the right decision in order to allow for that option. ”
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“The Presidents Cup, like all businesses and sports around the globe, has clearly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Postponing for a year to create space for other elements of golf’s global calendar is the right thing to do and will allow us additional runway as we plan and execute what will be the biggest and most successful Presidents Cup to date.”Presidents Cup Executive Director Adam Sperling
About the Presidents Cup
This team match-play competition featuring 24 of the world’s top golfers – 12 from the United States and 12 from around the world, excluding Europe – is held every two years, and since 1996 has alternated between venues in the United States and around the world. In December 2019, the U.S. Team retained the Cup from the Internationals in comeback fashion at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on the famed Melbourne Sandbelt.
The Presidents Cup is a unique golf event in that there is no purse or prize money. Players are not paid for their participation; instead, each player, captain, and captain’s assistant allocates an equal portion of the funds generated to charities of his choice.
For more information about the event, please visit PresidentsCup.com.
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