Live Golf News Updates for May 11
Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Monday, May 11. (All times Eastern)
8:17 p.m. -- Carlos Ortiz is dominating the virtual golf game.
7:14 p.m. -- Those massive equipment trucks seen on Tour each week will have to adapt to new measurements when play resumes.
6:38 p.m. -- Kevin Streelman says Tour plans to charter planes for players and caddies when play resumes.
5:25 p.m. -- A look at how canceled PGA Tour events are giving back to their communities.
3:00 p.m. -- A major shift in New Hampshire's coronavirus restrictions got underway Monday as some retailers, golf courses and hair salons opened for the first time in eight weeks.
2:00 p.m. -- Confusion for course which straddles English-Welsh border. Llanymynech Golf Club has 15 holes in Wales and three in England. A sign on the fourth hole reads: “Drive in Wales. Putt out in England.”
1:00 p.m. -- BBC: How will golf differ when courses reopen in England? Golf is one of sport's more traditional pursuits, but as courses in England ready themselves for resumption it will return as a somewhat different game, albeit perhaps better coordinated and with potential to grow in popularity.
10:45 a.m. -- GOLF.com: Which part of the game will the pandemic most impact? Editors debate.
8:55 a.m. -- Hail Ridge Golf Course in Boonville, Missouri was booming in March and April despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The course averaged 30-35 players per day, owner Josh Black said. The average number this year is between 50-55 golfers per day.
8:46 a.m. -- People across Victoria, Australia will be dusting off their golf clubs and searching for their waterproofs on Wednesday morning, following Premier Daniel Andrews’ decision to lift his controversial no-golf policy earlier today.
8:34 a.m. -- GOLF.com: How the coronavirus is stopping golfers from playing all of this golf course on the Massachusetts - Rhode Island line.
8:23 a.m. -- R&A: There is no change to the current position in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and so golf courses in these countries must remain closed for now.
8:10 a.m. -- BREAKING: Golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday subject to return-to-golf protocols laid out by the R&A.
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