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B.C. interior golf course torn between revenue competition and following health advice

Other nearby courses are opening for play

April 17, 2020
By Vernon Morning Star

Shuswap Lake Estates Golf Course plans to open on April 22. Denis Silva photo

The owner of Club Shuswap, a golf course in British Columbia’s interior, is torn between opening for play in order to compete for business and revenue and listening to health officials who suggest golf courses shouldn’t be open during a global health pandemic. “We hate to be losing money if there’s a market here to be had, but we also want to be prudent,” Tony Barnard says.