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Ontario golf courses busy Saturday on province’s opening day

Tee times booked solid for opener amid COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2020
By Belleville Intelligencer

A golfer prepares to hit her season-opening tee shot on the weekend at the Picton Golf & Country Club. Bruce Bell/Belleville Intelligencer

Golfers across Ontario took full advantage of the day on Saturday, marking the official opening of the season. The Ford government allowed golf to open for play on Saturday amid the COVID-19 pandemic as a first measure toward reopening the province’s economy. In Ontario’s Quinte region, tee times were booked solid on Saturday.