Keep golf courses closed

Golf courses have never been utilised so much since they've closed 1000s weekly using them for walks rather than the 100s playing golf. Keep people active, keep them walking.

Why the contribution is important

Walking keeps the community fit and healthy. Golf courses are a wonderful resource open to the many not the few.

by JacobAllans on May 08, 2020 at 02:04PM

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  • Posted by Don May 08, 2020 at 14:20

    Golf courses are for golfers, if you want to walk go elsewhere
  • Posted by sooty May 08, 2020 at 14:25

    obviously not a golfer then.
  • Posted by Adoctor May 08, 2020 at 14:40

    We pay for the privilege to do so which in turn pays for the Greenkeeping staff,The Professional ,the starters,clubhouse staff,cleaners . Government taxes and local council rates... Unlike the dog walkers and cyclists.
  • Posted by Elkie May 08, 2020 at 14:47

    Keeping a golf course just to use it for walkers, seems strange. I'm a walker, not a golfer. But I can confirm, at the local golf course, we coexist quite happily.
  • Posted by Headieboy May 08, 2020 at 15:01

    Golfing keeps the golfers fit and healthy and golfers pay for the upkeep of the course not the walkers!
  • Posted by rappadoo May 08, 2020 at 15:27

    In Germany if you wish to walk around their golf courses they charge you the same as they would a golfer playing a round of golf. I think the walker would disappear if they were asked for money. So it goes without saying they are happy for me to pay for the upkeep of a golf course that they can use for free. Get off the golf course
  • Posted by LWats0n May 08, 2020 at 17:31

    Yes 1000s of walkers and dogs and cyclists and kids with footballs and idiots on dirt bikes. Who are doing so much damage to playing surfaces which will take time effort and money to restore to the correct condition. There are green keepers and committees despairing all over the country just now.
  • Posted by EH92020 May 09, 2020 at 20:49

    Obviously open access for all is desirable at these times. All people living near courses need somewhere to exercise, not just the few, and this allows for social distamcing. We all want to get through this pandemic with as few casualities as possible. Hold on a bit longer please.
  • Posted by WeeAl1902 May 10, 2020 at 23:26

    Ridiculous suggestion. Golf courses all over the country are being badly damaged enough by morons during this lockdown without adding to it
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