AUSTIN, Texas — PGA announced on Thursday that it was canceling all of its PGA TOUR events across all tours, including the Dell Match Play.

PGA issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of events:

"It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship.

We have also decided to cancel all PGA TOUR events – across all of our Tours – in the coming weeks, through the Valero Texas Open. 

We have pledged from the start to be responsible, thoughtful and transparent with our decision process. We did everything possible to create a safe environment for our players in order to continue the event throughout the weekend, and we were endeavoring to give our fans a much-needed respite from the current climate.  But at this point – and as the situation continues to rapidly change – the right thing to do for our players and our fans is to pause.

We will be prepared to answer additional questions on Friday at 8 a.m."

Prior to Thursday, the event was scheduled to take place as normal.

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The 2020 Dell Technologies Match Play was scheduled to be in Austin from March 25 through March 29.

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