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Saskatchewan golf course seeing full tee sheets, upswing in memberships

Busy period attributed to golf's association with safety


May 29, 2020
By The Observer

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Carlyle Golf Club clubhouse manager Martin Tourand. Photo by Kelly Johnson

Management at the Carlyle Golf Club in Saskatchewan was concerned about its bottom line when courses were given the green light to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But tee sheets were full during the first week of play, and an increase in membership has since been realized. The upswing in business is being attributed to golf being one of the few activities allowed to move forward.

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