PGA Tour cancel tournament due to extreme flooding

Several parts of The USA are currently experiencing devastating floods including West Virginia which was scheduled to host the Greenbrier Classic in two weeks time.

However, the PGA Tour has been forced to cancel the tournament as the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs has been torrential rains saw the golf course completely flooded.

Bubba Watson is a resident of Greenbrier and tweeted this video last week of the 1st and 18th holes:

The floods in West Virginia have been attributed to 24 deaths and the state is now appealing for help as floodwaters washed away houses, cars and roads.

“We are heartbroken by the devastation that the residents of West Virginia are experiencing at this time and the reports of lives lost due to the terrible flooding,” said PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem.

“Cancelling The Greenbrier Classic is certainly the most prudent course of action as our foremost concern is the well-being of those who are having to live through this tragic situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.”

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