Reopen golf courses

With the good weather coming in this is an ideal time to reopen golf courses. With its open space and fresh air, golfers can easily keep a social distance while they play the game.

Why the contribution is important

Many people of all ages are missing the enjoyment of playing golf, the exercise, the fresh air and the camaraderie that comes with it. The clubhouse locker room could be opened with just the bar being closed.
Simple. You know it makes sense.

by Ham56 on May 10, 2020 at 07:34PM

Current Rating

Average rating: 4.1
Based on: 15 votes


  • Posted by andy1950 May 10, 2020 at 20:11

    Not necessary to open any part of the clubhouse and clubs can limit or continue to ban competition for as long as necessary.
  • Posted by KSTEPHEN May 10, 2020 at 21:12

    Completely agree. No rationale for closing the courses in the first place. Easy to socially distance in golf and if club house closed I don’t see any problem.
  • Posted by IanHerbert May 10, 2020 at 21:41

    The UK Govt is allowing only family households to play sport together, e.g. golf and fishing, but apparently not allowing 2 people from separate households to play golf where “social distancing” can be easily applied - but at the same time apparently allowing 2 strangers to sit on same bench in a park two metres apart.

    Surely the Scottish Govt will apply common sense, treat people as responsible individuals, and allow golfers, many of whom are the only member of their household to play golf, to partner a fellow club member with the proviso that the 2 metre social distancing requirement is met. Most golf clubs have now also looked at ways of ensuring there is guidance to avoid cross contamination between players.
  • Posted by Ccd May 10, 2020 at 21:42

    This again?
  • Posted by Ellie May 10, 2020 at 21:43

    We are ready to go.
    Great exercise in the open air.
    Great for our mental and physical well being.
    Social distancing not a problem.
    Book tee times before hand.
    We stuck to the rules before lockdown. We can do it again.
    Please let us play.
  • Posted by Judegregor May 10, 2020 at 22:24

    Golf can easily be played encompassing social distancing, club houses don’t need to open and no one needs to touch anything other than their own equipment. Excellent way to get healthy exercise
  • Posted by IainMacIan May 11, 2020 at 09:59

    Look at idea: Restrict Sports / Touring Cycling - Equality!
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