Rapiscan Systems Classic canceled


For the first time since its inception in 2010, the Rapiscan Systems Classic will not be played as scheduled.

The PGA Tour Champions event has been canceled due to the Coronavirus as a part of the PGA Tour’s decision to cancel all events through April 5th.

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The three-round tournament was scheduled to take place from March 27th through the 29th at Fallen Oak in Saucier.

Tournament Director Stephen Schoettmer says, “The health and safety of our staff, partners, participants, volunteers, fans, and everybody associated with the Rapiscan Systems Classic is always our top priority. Based on everything that is known and not known at this time, this was the prudent decision.”

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