How golf is helping rebuild Puerto Rico
March 28, 2018
The Puerto Rico Open, has been replaced by the Puerto Rico Open Charity Pro-Am March 2-3 at TPC Dorado Beach, a goodwill effort by the Tour meant to raise money for the island's recovery.
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.
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 week's GolfNow Weekly Industry Report, Gary Williams shares the latest rounds data from a record-breaking Father's Day weekend as well as new information on how many rounds were likely lost due to COVID-19. New York City municipal golf courses are still not reopened, while Chicago's has and is seeing strong demand.