Live Golf News Updates for April 21
Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Tuesday, April 21. (All times Eastern)
8:18 p.m. -- South Korean stars hoping to play golf next month on the KLPGA Tour.
7:26 p.m. -- Rory McIlroy on a fan-less Ryder Cup: "It's not a Ryder Cup."
5:16 p.m. -- Orange County officials have agreed to reopen private and public courses amidst pressure from public to ease coronavirus restrictions.
4:44 p.m. -- After learning their programs would be cut last week, the men's and women's golf coaches at Divsion II St. Edward's University have been trying everything they can to keep them afloat.
4:11 p.m. -- Rafael Cabrera-Bello has been in Florida since the canceled Players Championship due to coronavirus related travel restrictions.
3:37 p.m. -- Fort Worth, Texas, home of the PGA Tour's scheduled restart, is preparing for a unique week at the Charles Schwab Challenge.
2:12 p.m. -- GOLF.com: ‘We can pull this off’: As PGA TOUR eyes June return, host city, event prep for unusual scene.
2:01 p.m. -- Oregon coronavirus updates, Tuesday: Plan for reopening state; why golf courses are still open.
1:45 p.m. -- Walking trails, golf course to reopen at Lakeview Park in Frankfort, Kentucky.
12:15 p.m. -- Ontario golf industry lobbying province to reopen courses for play.
9:32 a.m. -- New Zealand golf boss Dean Murphy on what golf will look like at alert level 3. Government announced that the nationwide level 4 lockdown will be lifted at 11:59 p.m. on April 27 to move to alert level 3 – and with it, the resumption of golf "under strict rules and guidelines".
9:25 a.m. -- Valparaiso, Indiana slowly reopening golf courses following COVID-19 shutdowns.
9:16 a.m. -- West Virginia: Golf courses open and staying safe during COVID-19 pandemic.
9:13 a.m. -- Duluth, Minnesota to close golf course, leave jobs unfilled, scale back roadwork as COVID-19 hits city finances.
9:09 a.m. -- ‘Every Course Is Just Getting Slammed’: Pittsburgh-Area golfers traveling to Ohio and W. Va to find open courses during coronavirus closures.
9:04 a.m. -- Miami Herald: ‘What are we waiting for?’ Miami-Dade mayor ready to reopen parks, marinas, golf courses.
8:53 a.m. -- Bay Area: Future of Hayward golf course is uncertain amid pandemic.
- Play shall be limited to foursomes required to observe social distancing.
- No caddies.
- No large gatherings, including fundraisers or tournaments, will be permitted before June 20, 2020.
- Face coverings, such as scarves, bandanas and neck gaiters, shall be worn by players and workers.
- No in-person dining will be allowed at clubhouses.
8:31 a.m. -- Trump Golf company retweets video of John Daly recommending vodka as Covid-19 cure.
8:23 a.m. -- Maryland: How golfers can contribute to coronavirus food aid with backyard practice.
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