On Tuesday, two days after a federal recommendation not to host events of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks amid the spread of the coronavirus, the P.G.A. of America, the P.G.A. to postpone Championship, which was held from May 14-17 in San Francisco's Harding Park.
The event, the second major of the Men's Tour of the Year, is being rescheduled, as have the Masters scheduled for April 9-12. Augusta National announced the postponement on Friday.
"We are all working hard to get a date that makes sense for the championship and hopefully for Harding Park," Seth Waugh, chief executive of the PGA of America, said in a telephone interview. "Our goal is to keep the championship as normal as possible, whatever that is."
Also, the PGA Tour announced that it canceled four other events on the program: the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island, SC; the Zurich Classic of New Orleans; the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, N.C .; and the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas.