11.8 C
Dublin
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Bermuda Championship set to give green light to spectators

Must read

More Madcap Miscellany from the World of Golf

More mad stats from the world of golf including the longest usable golf club ever recorded, measuring over 28 feet. Take that DeChambeau and your modest 48 inches!

Boyz n the Hoodies 

'Trust golf to turn the story of Tyrrell Hatton fulfilling Robbie Keane’s boyhood dream of winning the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth into a debate about fashion'

More madcap miscellany from the world of golf

We're not hoping the country is headed for more family Zoom quizzes any time soon but if such things were to happen, we've got the golf round covered at least

VIVA, LAS VEGAS!

'I’ll admit that when I first drove down the Las Vegas strip in a rental SUV, golf was the last thing on my mind. It 'may' not be the next time...'

The Bermuda Championship will become the latest hopeful host venue to permit spectators through its gates on the PGA Tour next month.

After the Jack Nicklaus hosted Memorial Tournament abandoned plans to permit up to 5,000 fans daily back in July, a limited number of supporters – yet to be specified – will be allowed into Port Royal Golf Club for the Oct. 29-Nov. 1 tournament.

The daily allowance will be determined by the island’s own Covid-19 protocols but the Tour will be hopeful given Bermuda’s glowing response to the virus when compared to other regular stops on the schedule.

Figures show that the Bermudian government has conducted 63,640 tests with only 181 identified positive cases, and their testing rates per capita are some of the best around.

“Being the first PGA Tour event to welcome spectators on-site is a milestone the Bermuda Championship is proud to have achieved,” said tournament director Sean Sovacool.

If successful, the admission of supporters would be the first time spectators have been able to line the ropes since the opening day of The Players Championship all the way back in March. It would be a stretch to say we’re missing outbursts of ‘MASHED POTATOES’ with our golf coverage since the restart but the eventual return of fans will be otherwise most-welcomed.

New Gear

Shot Scope expands into laser rangefinder market with new PRO L1

Representing an assured step into the laser rangefinder market, PRO L1 combines advanced technology with sleek styling and a reliable construction from one of the game’s most trusted brands

Titleist unveils new TSi2 & TSi3 drivers for 2021

Featuring a new face material and player-tuned aerodynamics, the new Titleist TSi drivers push the boundaries of speed through advanced engineering and material breakthroughs

Callaway unveil a new X Forged Utility Iron upgrade for 2021

Callaway X Forged UT irons have been given a technology-packed upgrade for 2021 giving golfers a go-to utility club from the tee or fairway

Next generation Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x debut on PGA Tour

Players at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to be Introduced to Final Prototypes of the all new Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x golf balls

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Golf clubs set to close under Level 5 restricitons

The news many of us have been dreading sounds imminent with widespread reports suggesting that the GUI and ILGU have lost the battle to keep golf courses open amid Level 5 Restrictions

Woods returns to Sherwood with no Christmas decorations or fans

The last time Tiger Woods teed-up at the Sherwood Hills club was Christmas time seven years ago when a record of nearly 25,000 spectators poured through the gates on the final day

Walton “honoured” to etch name on Moran Cup

Portmarnock Links professional Brendan Walton said it was “such an honour” to get his name on the famous Moran Cup after cruising to a four stroke win at Royal Dublin

Shot Scope expands into laser rangefinder market with new PRO L1

Representing an assured step into the laser rangefinder market, PRO L1 combines advanced technology with sleek styling and a reliable construction from one of the game’s most trusted brands

Woods says genie is out of the bag with golf ball debate

"They (administrators) should have been worried a long time ago but the genie is out of the bag now," said Woods. "It's now about what we are going to do going forward and how soon can they do it"