Tiger Woods’ World Hero Challenge is cancelled due to travel restrictions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic as organisers are forced to ditch December event in the Bahamas
- A statement from the tournament organisers confirmed the cancellation
- The 18-player event, hosted by Tiger Woods, was set to start on December 3
- But now the event has been scrapped due to travel limitations due to Covid-19
This year’s Hero World Challenge has been cancelled due to travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The 18-player event, hosted by Tiger Woods, was scheduled to start on December 3 in Albany in the Bahamas.
‘Given the current global restrictions and ongoing developments resulting from Covid-19, the 2020 Hero World Challenge will not be played this year,’ read a statement from tournament organisers.
Tiger Woods’ World Hero Challenge has been cancelled due to Covid-19 travel restrictions
The event – won by Henrik Stenson last year – was planned for December 3 in the Bahamas
‘This decision was made with the health and wellbeing of all tournament constituents and the Albany community in mind.
‘We look forward to hosting 18 of the top players in the world and welcoming tournament guests to Albany, Bahamas next year.’
Henrik Stenson is the tournament’s defending champion, with Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth among the other recent winners.
But the Swede will now remain defending champion after the organisers confirmed the news
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