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Kingston course clamps down on safety now that golf has reopened in Ontario

Loss of revenue from shutdown will be difficult to recoup


May 21, 2021
By Turf & Rec

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Now that Ontario golf courses can legally reopen amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, precautions are being invoked to ensure golfers and staff remain safe. At the Amherstview Golf Club near Kingston, masks must be worn by golfers sharing a cart, and marshals will be on hand to ensure the rules are followed.

The golf course’s owner said golf’s reopening will be a productive outlet for those seeking refuge from the strain of the pandemic.

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The owner of the Sunnidell Golf and Learning Centre in Brockville said the absence of golf for the past several weeks has hurt the bottom line and the lost revenue will be tough to recoup, but phones are now ringing for tee time bookings which bodes well for the industry.

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