2021 RBC Canadian Open up canceled about vacation limits for the duration of COVID-19 pandemic

The 2021 RBC Canadian Open up has been canceled, marking the 2nd-consecutive yr the party will not be performed.

Golfing Canada and the PGA Tour built a joint announcement concerning the cancelation on March 9.

“Even with an substantial health and fitness and safety strategy in spot, we faced a quantity of important logistical difficulties that led us to this final decision,” reported PGA Tour President Tyler Dennis.

“While we are let down to terminate Canada’s Nationwide Championship, we are thankful to our associates RBC and Golf Canada – along with our Canadian lovers — for their unwavering help and cooperation throughout this course of action. We glimpse forward to the RBC Canadian Open up returning to our agenda up coming yr.”

St. George’s Golfing and Country Club in the Toronto, Ontario location experienced been predicted to host the event, just as it experienced hoped to host in 2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. On the other hand, with journey limits finding into and out of Canada, the party could not fairly be played amid the 2021 PGA Tour docket even with health and fitness-and-security protocols put into put in session with Canadian federal government stakeholders at the nearby, provincial and national amount.

The RBC Canadian Open up was previous played in June 2019 at Hamilton Golf & Place Club, which Rory McIlroy received in his initially visual appeal.

Although the party may possibly not be played in Canada, the PGA Tour expects a fill-in even will be performed in the United States. The June 10-13 day, which is the 7 days ahead of the US Open up at Torrey Pines Golf Courses (South Study course) in La Jolla, Calif. The Tour expects to announce a replacement location and sponsor in the coming weeks.