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Early closure for Cape Breton courses as result of COVID-19 border restrictions

Cabot Links, Cabot Cliffs were looking at banner year


September 17, 2020
By CBC News

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The 16th hole at Cabot Cliffs on Cape Breton Island. Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press

Although golf has largely experienced a surge in play this year across Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic, not all golf courses are enjoying the same experience. At Nova Scotia’s Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs – one of Canada’s top golf and tourism destinations – the lack of golfers who would ordinarily come from the United States and Ontario is prompting the courses to shut down a month earlier than normal.

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