Defeat conceded in bid to keep courses open – but England Golf issue rallying cry: ‘It won’t happen again’

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England Golf have told golf clubs and driving ranges they need to close when the country locks down for the second time. The governing body said that despite “intense lobbying to government, increased national lockdown measures will force the closure of golf clubs and facilities from [Thursday]”. A letter, written by chief executive Jeremy Tomlinson and sent… Read more »

Should the Ryder Cup be postponed until 2021?

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After the Masters and PGA Championship were postponed due to the ongoing uncertainty with the coronavirus outbreak, speculation is rife that the Ryder Cup will be delayed a year to make room for the rescheduled majors. Should that happen? Two of the writers at National Club Golfer disagree… ‘Do we really want to see the… Read more »

How will the three-week lockdown impact our golf courses?

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We’re in ‘lockdown’. Our clubs and courses are shut and who knows when we’re going to be able to get out and play golf again. Following the prime minister’s announcement on Monday night ordering us all to stay at home, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have since clarified that greenkeepers can work ‘for… Read more »

How Does Coronavirus Affect Your Golf Insurance?

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With the Government advising the UK to avoid gatherings and social activities, you must be wondering how coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) could affect your golf insurance. Lots of our policyholders have been asking what they’re covered for, so we’ve put together this FAQ page to address your concerns. Does The Golfers Club cover club… Read more »