The DP World Tour, previously known as European Tour, on Thursday, confirmed the postponement of the 2022 Indian Open and the delay of this season’s China Open due to ongoing reductions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After being delayed from its actual scheduled date of February 17 -20, it had been expected to reschedule the Indian Open later this spring but it will now not take place in 2022. The Indian Golf Union endure fully committed to the tournament, and alongside the DP World Tour, is planning for it to return to the Tour’s schedule in 2023.
Meanwhile, the China Open, which was expected to take place from April 28 to May 1, will also not take place as initially scheduled due to ongoing restrictions in China.
The DP World Tour will work and China Golf Association will try and find a fit for another date, either later in the 2022 season or prior to the 2023 season. More updates on the DP World Tour’s events will be made in due track.
The Tour waited to see if limitations exploited due to COVID protocols, including quarantine requirements for incoming foreign travelers, would relieve. But with the cases, regardless of diminishing, still around and limitations continuous to stay, it was decided to cancel the tournament.
Now next year, the event will be held. This is the third consecutive edition of the tournament that has been hit by the Covid-19.
The most popular event which was last held in 2019, it was won by Scotsman Stephen Gallacher, was delayed in 2020, 2021, and now 2022.
In 1964, the tournament was first conducted and since then it has been held every year.