GolfNow Industry Weekly Report for May 27
May 27, 2020
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.
Golf Advisor Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker shares notable restrictions for playing golf in different parts of the world, including the United Kingdom and Ireland amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. He shares the outlook for tour operators in 2020-21, as well as shares notable municipal closures in America's largest cities.