Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker checks in with Laura Bauernfeind, the City Manager for the City of Los Angeles' 12 golf courses. She shares some of the changes they've made to operations in 2020, including mandatory tee times and spaced out tee time intervals, and shares how they are experiencing strong demand thus far.
This past Memorial Day weekend saw more golf courses open and high participation rates across the U.S. Gary Williams shares the weekly GolfNow Industry Weekly Report, highlighting the latest news on pro golf, including charitable donations from The Match, and a look at the return of the PGA Tour at Colonial on June 11.
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Golf course architect Tom Doak joins Jason Deegan to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his golf course under construction in Ireland, as well as how it will impact some of his clients and existing destination courses. He shares an outlook on what future work might look like, and how he's been spending his spare time while off the road.
May 1 is a momentous day for cooped up golfers around the United States. Illinois, Nevada, New Mexico, Nevada and Maine all lifted restrictions to play golf in their state (provided social distancing protocols are in place). Regions like Oahu and San Diego County are also rolling out open tee sheets as well.