November’s Masters golf tournament will be held without spectators. Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, Fred Ridley, announced Wednesday that the previously earmarked week of Nov. 9-15 would indeed be the week the club would host the famed golf major.
Ridley explained in a statement that the “potential risks of welcoming patrons and guests to our grounds in November are simply too significant to overcome.”
Ridley says that those fans possessing coveted 2020 tickets will be guaranteed tickets for next year’s event.
The tournament is planning a return to its traditional April spot in the golf calendar come 2021.