Golf News Hub - March 26th - Live COVID-19 Golf News

Live Golf News Updates for March 26

10:00 p.m. EST, March 26, 2020
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Here are the latest golf news and updates for Thursday, March, 26. (All times Eastern)

6:44 p.m. -- Teaching pros across country adjusting to life away from the range Golf Channel reports.

6:18 p.m. -- Clark County, Ohio golf courses to remain closed amid stay-at-home orders in Ohio.

5:25 p.m. -- In Massachusetts, all public and private golf courses are suspended, but landscaping has been deemed an essential service, so grounds crews can maintain the courses.

5:17 p.m. -- Connecticut courses remain open, with precautions.

3:42 p.m. -- Golf Digest puts out a list from GCSAA on state-by-state breakdown of where golf's allowed and where it isn't.

1:18 p.m. -- Palm Beach County, Fla., courses are among the latest to suspend operations as part of stay-at-home orders.

9:43 a.m. -- Here's the latest from Canada.

9:37 a.m. -- Australia’s 1,500 courses remain open with restrictions, including one buggy per passenger, no rakes and no open clubhouses.

8:05 a.m. -- One-third of all private golf clubs have closed, according to Golf Inc Magazine. The number is expected to climb as the virus spreads and more state and local governments issue stay-at-home orders. Currently, 63% of clubs have reported reduced operations, and the cumulative hit to the business is estimated at $31 million.