Golf: Ryder Cup to be put off to 2021

Italy's edition in 2022 set to be postponed for a yr too

Redazione ANSA ROME

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 8 - The 2020 Ryder Cup is set to be put off till 2021, sources said Wednesday.
    This will mean that the 2022 edition of the event, to be staged in Italy, will probably be put off until 2023, they said.
    The Italian Golf Federation is working with the Ryder Cup Europe board to arrange the postponement, ANSA has learned.
    The Marco Simone Golf Country Club dat Guidonia Montecelio outside Rome has been slated to host the event.
    This year's event was set to be staged at the Whistling Straits Golf Course at Sheboygan in Wisconsin on September 25-27 this year.
    It will be the second time that the Ryder Cup has been postponed after the 2001 edition was put off till 2022 because of 9/11.
    The next Presidents Cup will also be postponed, the sources said, from 2021 to autumn 2022. (ANSA).