2020 Masters | coronavirus | Augusta National | American taxi cab of Augusta
American Taxi Cab of Augusta being one of major taxi service providers for visitors coming for 2020 Masters golf tournament is in collaboration with every preparedness made by Augusta National in regard to the coronavirus. Augusta National Golf Club issued a statement regarding its preparation for the 2020 Masters in the face of growing concerns of the coronavirus As a cab company been given privilege to operate on property of Augusta National during the tournament, we respect and follow every decision made by the organization.
With the tournament few weeks away, Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley reassured fans that the Masters, along with the Augusta National Women’s Amateur and the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, will proceed as scheduled. The decision comes after consultation from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health and local authorities.
"The safety, health and well-being of everyone is our top priority at Augusta National Golf Club," Ridley said in a statement. "We will continue to review the available facts and information with the experts and authorities, establish precautions and take appropriate action to ensure the safety of all involved.
"We are asking that everyone follow the preventative actions advised by the CDC to mitigate the spread of any virus. In addition, we strongly encourage all those traveling to Augusta, Georgia, to become knowledgeable of the most recent travel protocols and restrictions."
The statement arrives a day after the International Olympic Committee said the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games would not be postponed, with the PGA Tour releasing its own update on Monday that it is continuing to monitor the outbreak but has no plans to cancel any tournaments on its schedule. The virus already has impacted the world of golf. The LPGA Tour is in the middle of a month-long stretch without any tournaments after being forced to cancel three straight events scheduled for China, Singapore and Thailand. In February the the European Tour postponed the Maybank Championship and the Volvo China Open, both scheduled for early spring. Meanwhile, the PGA Tour delayed the start of its China series, and the R&A held off on its Women's Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship, scheduled for Feb. 12-15 at Siam Country Club in Pattaya, Thailand. American Taxi cab of Augusta will be available as usual to serve its customers during and after this tournament. Taxis will be available round the clock for those willing to be taken around the CSRA and other cities far and near.