Should playing golf be encouraged at this stage of the COVD-19 crisis?

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 Posted by Shawn Williams  March 19, 2020 at 4:59 pmFrom: 06 (US)   Report Abuse 
Most course's are and should, removing rakes, sand bottles, leave the pin in, book online take your pencil and scorecard home with you / wipe down carts if used and singles in carts... Be conciensious about it but go play and be practical and deliberate of your actions!
 Posted by Billy  March 19, 2020 at 6:12 amFrom: 42 (US)   Report Abuse 
 Posted by Lee Merrick  March 19, 2020 at 5:01 amFrom: 06 (US)   Report Abuse 
I live in SoCal, so as soon as it stops raining, I plan to go to our club (which is closed except for actual golf)
carry a small bag and walk 9 holes. I'm 71 and healthy and need fresh air and exercise. What better way?!
 Posted by Tim Johnson  March 19, 2020 at 3:30 amFrom: 55 (US)   Report Abuse 
Play PLAY PLAY, STOP THE PANIC. I will be playing.
     Posted by Frank in reply to Tim Johnson  March 19, 2020 at 6:14 amFrom: 42 (US)   Report Abuse 
    Stop the panic, but spread the virus. Got it.
 Posted by MB  March 19, 2020 at 2:33 amFrom: 01 (CA)   Report Abuse 
For sanity sake golf courses should stay open. They can easily figure out safe practices. And if you’re also being safe off the course chance of spread very low. Plus you’re going to play with people you trust are doing the same. No carts though. Walking only.
 Posted by Brian  March 19, 2020 at 2:33 amFrom: 06 (US)   Report Abuse 
I'd love to keep playing but please think of all those that have to keep the operations running. You might not have any contact w/ anyone at the course but a person still working has the potential to come into contact with everyone that still comes out to play. We just don't know enough yet in how this virus works.
 Posted by GW  March 19, 2020 at 2:25 amFrom: 20 (US)   Report Abuse 
Imagine thinking you could get the Chinese virus by playing golf. People have gone mad.
     Posted by Ted in reply to GW  March 19, 2020 at 6:13 amFrom: 42 (US)   Report Abuse 
    Imagine being a racist...
     Posted by db in reply to GW  March 19, 2020 at 3:17 amFrom: 53 (US)   Report Abuse 
    imagine thinking the virus is Chinese...
    poor guy.
       Posted by BO in reply to db  March 19, 2020 at 9:35 amFrom: 06 (US)   Report Abuse 
      Imagine being such a PC DB
 Posted by Dave H  March 19, 2020 at 2:01 amFrom: 06 (US)   Report Abuse 
Playing golf is an important therapeutic diversion from the crisis of the day. As long as there is social distancing, I see nothing wrong with playing golf.
 Posted by Neil B   March 19, 2020 at 12:16 amFrom: 34 (US)   Report Abuse 
I’m playing mostly as a single, carrying my bag , not holing out, no rakes, headphones on, listening to classic rock and working on my game while burning LBS.

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