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One benefit of golf’s lockdown: greens are in pristine condition for game’s return

Some courses scrambling to bring back staff for reopening

May 21, 2021  By The Windsor Star

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Golfers at Windsor’s Ambassador Club will be treated to pristine greens tomorrow when golf reopens after its provincially mandated five-week shutdown. Course maintenance has been ongoing since Ontario’s stay-at-home order was implemented on April 17, but the absence of play has led to tiptop conditioning. Still, courses in the Windsor-Essex area were caught a little off guard with the announcement that golf could return before its anticipated June 2 date. Courses are now scrambling to bring back laid-off staff in time for the weekend.


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