In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CGA/TYGA made the decision March 13 to postpone or suspend all activities and events ultimately through May 28.
Just as the CGA took a conservative approach in the cancelations of events at the beginning of this pandemic, the organization will try to do the same as it re-opens tournaments. Here is the update on the CGA’s current plans for May 29 and beyond.
As the Carolinas re-opens, the CGA continues to base decisions on recommendations from the CDC and government officials. The CGA will continue to use a conservative approach and ease back into a full schedule of tournaments.
The CGA/TYGA will continue to follow state guidelines regarding any future COVID-19 related issues.
As of now, the CGA/TYGA championships will resume on May 29 with the 12th Jimmy Anderson Boys’ Invitational May 30-31 and the 94th Carolinas Women’s Amateur Championship on June 2-4. The 12th Carolinas Super Senior Championship scheduled for June 8-9 has been moved to Sept. 1-2 and the 13th North Carolina Super Senior Championship has been canceled in 2020.
All qualifiers for the 60th North Carolina Amateur Championship have been canceled in 2020. The field will be comprised of exempt players, previous results and rankings. The championship will be held June 18-21.
A decision on qualifiers for the Carolinas Amateur and North Carolina Amateur Match Play will be announced at a later date.
The 5th Carolinian Amateur has been moved to June 12-14 and the 69th Carolinas Four-Ball Championship has been moved to July 23-27. The Carolinas Senior Four-Ball Championship has been moved to Aug. 10-12, replacing the North Carolina Senior Four Ball Championship.
Additional qualifying has been canceled in 2020 for junior championships. All qualifying for the 53rd North Carolina Junior Boys’ Championship have been canceled. The field will be selected by exempt players and player rankings. The championship is still scheduled for June 23-26. A decision on qualifying for the Carolinas Junior and the Dogwood Junior will be announced at a later date.
The Carolinas Girls’15 and Under Championship and the North Carolina Junior Boys’ 13 and Under Championship have both been canceled in 2020.
The remaining junior boys’ and all junior girls’ championships plan to be conducted as scheduled.
In all, the following championships will not be conducted in 2020: North Carolina Senior Amateur; North Carolina Senior Women’s Amateur; North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball; North Carolina Super Senior; North Carolina Senior Four-Ball; Virginias-Carolinas Women’s Team Matches, Carolinas Girls’ 15 & Under Championship; and the Carolinas Boys’ 13 & Under Championship
CGA one-day tournaments, including one-day individual, one-day four-ball, ladies four-ball play days and senior four-ball one-day tournaments have been canceled through June 19.
A link to the updated tournament schedules can be found at https://www.carolinasgolf.org/2020-Tournament-Rescheduling.