The European Tour introduced that subsequent week’s Porsche European Open in Germany will probably be moved to Saturday, June 5 by means of Monday, June 7, changing into a 54-hole tournament from a standard 72 holes.
The tournament, which will probably be performed at Green Eagle Golf Courses in Hamburg, Germany, was moved as a result of the German authorities put the United Kingdom on its journey ‘red list’ final week because of COVID-19.
“The important journey adjustments introduced final week meant it was merely unimaginable for us to begin the Porsche European Open as meant every week in the present day with out unacceptably damaging the sector and the integrity of the tournament,” European Tour chief govt Keith Pelley mentioned in a press release.
Roughly a 3rd of the 156-player area, together with caddies and many members of the European Tour Productions and European Tour workers, cannot enter Germany and should quarantine if they’d not been outdoors the U.Okay. for at the least 10 days.
Moving the beginning date of the tournament again two days permits these to spend the required time outdoors of the U.Okay. each throughout and after the Made in Himmerland tournament in Denmark this week, earlier than coming into Germany subsequent week.