Los Angeles, April 20, 2021 (AFP) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced on Monday that it would allow a limited audience at the male and female US Open to be held in June in the state of California.
“Last year, we miss the energy that fans bring to our US Open Championship,” John Bowdenhammer said in a statement by a USGA official.
“We are grateful to our local and state health and safety officials in California who are in a position to welcome some of the fans to welcome the world’s best players this year,” he said.
The USGA did not disclose the number of spectators allowed in the women’s tournament, which will take place from June 3 to 6 at the San Francisco Olympic Club, nor in the men’s tournament, which will take place at Torre Pines (outside San Diego) 17 From 20 to.
Participants should follow the Kovid-19 prevention protocol, which requires the use of masks, in addition to strict social distance.
California residents must submit proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test result to reach the fields.
In the case of people coming from outside the state, proof of vaccination must be submitted at least 14 days before each tournament.
Golf fans have slowly returned to this season’s tournament, after the outbreak of the epidemic forced most of the 2020 events to be held with closed gates.
Augusta Masters was the first men’s Grand Slam tournament to welcome spectators earlier this month.
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