Safe Golf

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Golf is very easy to socially distance and regulate, more so than standing in a queue at a supermarket, no competitions just social golf, very easy to self regulate

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Golf clubs over a RV of £51k not getting any help from Government in the way of finances and a very good chance that a lot of Clubs could go under if members stop paying their fees, these clubs are a huge part of the local economy Increase the mental health and wellbeing of members by being active and sociable [at a safe distance]

by slammer on May 05, 2020 at 02:50PM

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  • Posted by scottmcmartin May 05, 2020 at 16:57

    Mental Health and lack of general exercise could have a last and long term affect on peoples health and well being for decades if easing of the 'outside' activity is not changed soon. For instance, everyone and literally their dog are using Golf Courses as their private play grounds. Yet golfers are not allowed to use the course that they have paid a membership for. Allow say an initial 5km as the crow flies, distance on home to course. Members only, with increased tee-times. No opening of Clubhouse/Locker rooms. All of these measures were put in place by golf clubs pre lock-down. Increase the travel distance in phases. This is what Ireland is doing.
  • Posted by GolfDuck May 05, 2020 at 18:21

    Please reopen the Golf Courses. It is an exercise that is fully compliant with Govt guidelines - physical distancing and daily exercise. Why is it Ok for our golf courses to be used by walkers and joggers but golfers are not allowed to use the golf course.
  • Posted by ScottishGovernment May 05, 2020 at 19:32

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