We are all delighted to be open for golf again, despite being restricted to outside trade only and playing only in 1 and 2 ball groups, unless in a household group. Almost all golf courses are experiencing near full capacity with many golfers starting very early and continuing their games well into the evening. It has been a very busy time for greenkeepers, who have collectively done a fantastic job of getting golf courses ready for play.
The UK Golf Federation recently held its AGM via Zoom video conferencing - a first for many in this current climate. The board is united in striving to see golf courses reopen and trade well as soon as it is prudent and safe to do so.
Although the golf industry is facing challenging times at present, Golf in Kent has embraced the recent news that The 149th Open will be held at Royal St George’s in 2021, following the cancellation of the Championship in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
St Enodoc Golf Club and Trevose Golf & Country Club in north Cornwall have launched the Atlantic Pairs competition providing golfers with the opportunity of playing two of England’s most revered championship links next Spring.