Many Danish golfers use still of golfklubbernes lanes, despite the outbreak of the coronavirus and the actions come to avoid the spread of infection.
this was stated by The Danish Golf Union (DGU) on its website. In the union's board of directors are you after an online meeting on Friday continue to agree that it is the right decision to keep the golf courses closed.
Therefore calls on the Danish golfbranche to contribute to reducing the risk of corona-contamination.
According to the DGU follows approximately 75 percent of the golf clubs recommendations, and keep closed. 15 percent is open for the game - individual clubs, however, only for the own members. The remaining 10 percent have not yet taken a position.
- In spite of both golf clubs and DGU's effort to influence golfers 'hearts beat faster behaviour in the direction of the authorities' recommendations show the daily life of the golf club, that they are not being complied with.
- to open a golf course for the games, we run the risk that the government's recommendations will be compromised. It is not a image, DGU want for golf, writes the union.
the Recommendations reads, among other things, that you are not allowed to come within two meters distance of the people who do not live at the same residence.
- Based on feedback from the clubs, it is difficult for golfers to keep the distance, explains the DGU.
Of Denmark 148.000 golfers is the 55,000 over the age of 65 and thus are in risk.
DGU and many of the Danish golf clubs are experiencing, that people playing across households, in firebolde and goes closely during the round.
Here recommend the authorities not golf as an activity, emphasizes the DGU.
on Thursday at the Latest will golfunionen come up with a new announcement that will be about the ability to open the lanes with tougher rules after 30. march.