Coronavirus: Golf, rugby events to play on in Singapore

Organisers of this month's and April's meets in S'pore to monitor coronavirus outbreak

Park Sung-hyun of South Korea teeing off during the final round of the HSBC Women's World Championship at the Sentosa Golf Club last year. The women's world No. 2 will return to defend her title at the US$1.5 million tournament later this month. ST F
Park Sung-hyun of South Korea teeing off during the final round of the HSBC Women's World Championship at the Sentosa Golf Club last year. The women's world No. 2 will return to defend her title at the US$1.5 million tournament later this month. ST FILE PHOTO

Two high profile sports events in Singapore have confirmed preparations remain on track but organisers are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus first reported in Wuhan.

First up is the HSBC Women's World Championship golf tournament scheduled for Feb 27-March 1 at the Sentosa Golf Club, while the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens will be held at the National Stadium from April 11-12.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2020, with the headline 'Golf, rugby events to play on'. Subscribe