Following Boris Johnson's latest address, golf's been given the green light in England, however the R&A have confirmed that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will continue to remain in lockdown mode for now
The game’s governing bodies in Ireland have stressed the importance of sticking to these guidelines given the ever-changing face of Covid-19. Failure to do so could see courses closed again at short notice.
“I don’t think anybody could say that playing a round of golf is critical in terms of overall public health. We would be advocating the 5km limit for golf is maintained and that’s what Government guidelines are saying"
“I think the proposals that have been outlined today are fair to all players involved in the qualification process, whether they have already amassed points or will be looking to do so from next January onwards" - Harrington