The tournament with over years of history was to be played next month. From AP-
The Nationwide Tour has postponed the Mexico Open golf tournament scheduled for May 21-24 because of the swine flu outbreak.
Nationwide Tour president Bill Calfee says it will be rescheduled for later in the year.
The Mexico Open was to be played at El Bosque Golf Club in Leon, located about 200 miles northwest of Mexico City.
“A significant number of lives have been lost in Mexico, which is tragic,” Calfee said. “There are more important things for people to focus on at the moment.”
The Mexico Open, first played in 1944, is jointly sanctioned by the Nationwide Tour and the Mexican Golf Federation.
In Texas, high school athletic events have been postponed. A Chinese swimming team just canceled a US trip because of swine flu fears. I think we will be hearing more of these stories in the weeks ahead.
- HSBC Champions in China elevated to World Golf Championship event
- Former PGA Tour player Mike Souchak dead at 81
- Tour event in Atlanta discontinued due to lack of sponsor
- Nationwide Tour player aces sames hole on back to back days
- LPGA Tour to add Taiwan tour stop in 2011
- 2008 LPGA Tour schedule
- Karrie Webb wins the Australian Ladies Masters
- Lorena Ochoa wins Corona by 11 shots; qualifies for the Hall of Fame
- The 2010 LPGA Schedule is out
- Former US Open Champ Orville ‘Sarge’ Moody dead at 74
- Eight is Enough- Edmonton beats Chicago 8-4
- Lydia Ko wins New South Wales Open
- The Comeback I- Pittsburgh Penguins beat NY Islanders 5-0
- Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman stabbed to death at age 24
- Hee Young Park wins CME Titleholders Championship
- Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke dead at 50
- Costly mistake- Blackhawks waive Rostislav Olesz
- Manager Tony La Russa announces retirement
- Puck Drop- Florida Panthers start the 2011-12 NHL season
- 13-time PGA Tour winner Dave Hill dead at 74
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