British Open says postponement an option

(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

British Open organizers say postponement is an option for this year's tournament at Royal St. George's because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The R&A released a short statement in response to media speculation about the staging of the event in July. Chief executive Martin Slumbers says the "process is taking some time to resolve" because of a range of external factors.

Read More...

Money Leaders: Champions
Rank Player Earnings
1 Bernhard Langer $528,137
2 Brett Quigley $481,687
3 Ernie Els $450,030
4 Miguel Angel Jimenez $443,732
5 Scott Parel $435,737
6 Fred Couples $423,467
7 Woody Austin $336,740
8 Kevin Sutherland $294,931
9 Doug Barron $247,094
10 Stephen Ames $222,632
View Full Leaderboard