Golf maintenance headlines in the news

By |  March 24, 2020 0 Comments

The work of maintaining a golf course has received an uptick in the press recently, especially with much of the country encouraged to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Some clubs have shut down clubhouse and pro shop operations but kept their courses open to golfers only. For interviews with superintendents and golf industry experts, please visit our COVID-19 coverage.

With COVID-19 affecting all areas of life and dividing work into essential and nonessential, as of March 24, golf is still considered a safe activity. Here’s a look at how national and local news outlets have been covering golf during this pandemic.

The Wall Street Journal gives golfers tips for staying safe and maintaining distance from people during play.

How the outlook is changing on golf courses throughout the country as some clubs stay open and some close, from the New York Times.

Golf Digest rounds up how golf has adapted to the new normal.

Ten innovations that keep golf safer and more hygienic for players, from Golf.com.

Golfweek speaks to medical professionals about the safety of playing golf in an epidemic.

Is golf essential or nonessential? Detroit’s courses seek clarity from local officials, according to Detroit Free Press.

The Baltimore Sun reports on yesterday’s closure of all area golf courses.

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