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The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren statement regarding COVID-19

GRAND BLANC — The PGA TOUR made the announcement on March 17 that due to the ongoing health crisis related to COVID-19, all PGA TOUR Champions events through the week of May 10 have been postponed or canceled.

Furthermore, the PGA of America has postponed the PGA Championship (May 14-17) for a date later this year, to be announced.

As a result of this news, The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren’s 2020, scheduled for July 27 – Aug. 2, is providing an update.

The Ally Challenge said: “First and foremost, the health and safety of everyone associated with The Ally Challenge and our community will continue to be our number one priority as we navigate the ongoing health crisis related to the Coronavirus pandemic.

“This is obviously a very fluid situation that requires constant review, communication and transparency, and we – working closely with the PGA TOUR, Ally and McLaren – are dedicated to all three aspects. Therefore, as of today, we are proceeding with the planning and execution tied to hosting the third annual The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. As we continue to prepare for the 2020 tournament, we will carefully monitor information provided by the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control along with local and state government health agencies. On a regular basis, we will provide status updates including any additional protocols put in place to ensure the health and safety of all who will be on site at the end of July.”

Further updates will be made as information becomes available. — G.G.

Cancellation of events possible call before going

GENESEE COUNTY — Due to the current state of emergency, it is recommended residents call ahead before going to events as cancellations can occur between the time of the newspaper being edited and actual publication. — P.S.

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