Woods' Hall of Fame induction on hold until 2022 due to COVID-19 | Inquirer Sports
Close  

Woods’ Hall of Fame induction on hold until 2022 due to COVID-19

/ 01:16 PM December 08, 2020
Tiger Woods PGA Memorial

FILE – Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the 18th tee during the third round of The Memorial Tournament on July 18, 2020 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods’ induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame will have to wait, after organizers said they were postponing the 2021 ceremony until the following year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 15-time major winner will be inducted alongside 11-time LPGA winner Susie Maxwell Berning, former PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and the late Marion Hollins, who broke barriers as one of the few female developers of golf courses in the sport’s history.

ADVERTISEMENT

The honorees, who were announced earlier this year, will be inducted as the Hall of Fame class of 2022, a spokeswoman said.

“Given the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, moving the ceremony back a year will give us a better opportunity to properly recognize and honor this important class,” World Golf Foundation CEO Greg McLaughlin said in a statement.

FEATURED STORIES

“We look forward to shining a light on their achievements and inspiring future golfers around the world through this ceremony and celebration.”

The induction ceremony will take place March 9, 2022, during the Players Championship.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: COVID-19, Golf, hall of fame induction, pandemic, Sports, Tiger Woods
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.