Coronavirus: European Tour cancels inaugural Scandinavian Mixed

The European Tour and Ladies European Tour have announced that the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The co-sanctioned mixed event, hosted by former major champions Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam, was due to take place at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club in Stockholm from June 11-14.

Men and women were set to go head-to-head on the same course for one prize fund and trophy, the first European Tour event of its kind, but the tournament now won’t feature on the 2020 schedule.

The Trophée Hassan II in Morocco and the Lalla Meryem Cup on the Ladies European Tour, which were scheduled to take place concurrently from June 4-7, have also been postponed and are looking to be rescheduled later in the season.

Keith Pelley, European Tour Chief Executive, said: “We will continue to monitor the global situation in relation to Coronavirus and evaluate its impact on all our tournaments, with public health and well-being our absolute priority.

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