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2021 USBC Masters, U.S. Open will be like no others due to COVID-19 pandemic; Masters prize fund takes a hit with field 63 shy of full

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, March 29, 2021 8:45 pm
Jakob Butturff in winning the 2019 USBC Masters. Photo by USBC.
Note: This story originally posted on Sunday, March 28, 2021 and has been updated. The 2020 USBC Masters was canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic, while the 2020 U.S. Open was held in February, not quite a month before the pandemic shut things down. As vaccinations surge across the U.S., the end of the pandemic appears to be just months away, so figure the 2022 Masters and U.S. Open to be “normal” or close to it. But the 2021 USBC Masters and 2021 U.S. Open that are being held the...