ANNOUNCED! New date for year's first major

Ana Inspiration Tee Marker

At last, some good news!

The LPGA has today announced a new date for the first major of the year, the ANA Inspiration. 

Originally scheduled to take place from April 2-5, the tournament - postponed because of the outbreak of the coronavirus - will now take place from September 10-13 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage in California.

• 5 simple ways to stay safe on the course

• The very best of golf on Netflix

The LPGA has, however, postponed three more upcoming events: the Lotte Championship in Hawaii (April 15-18), the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open in Los Angeles (April 23-26) and the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California (April 30-May 3). 


It brings the total number of LPGA events affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to nine.

• 10 great golf books for self-isolating

The earliest the women's circuit could now resume is May 14, when the opening round of the Pelican Women's Championship is scheduled to get underway in Florida.

On the subject of the men's major championships that have been postponed by coronavirus, there is still no confirmed new date for either The Masters or the US PGA Championship.

Share this Article

twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
BUDDIES TRIP | Does Adare Manor live up to the hype?
Adare Manor
play button
£519 DRIVER vs £150 DRIVER | What's the difference?
play button
FINDING THE PERFECT IRON | Callaway Apex custom fitting
play button
Arran Golf Marathon
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Ryder Cup: Spieth plus Thomas minus Reed - Stricker's formula for glory?
Ryder Cup: Bryson DeChambeau not fazed by fans
'World first' study shows CBD oil has positive effects
"I've heard of guys sky-ing their first shot. I'm going to try not to do that." - Ryder Cup rookie Viktor Hovland
Steve Stricker pours cold water on Brooks-Bryson pairing

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Stand closer to the golf ball at address
play button
Keeping your height throughout the swing
play button
How to improve your balance during the golf swing
play button
Maintaining your spine angle
See all videos right arrow