2 minute read
15 Jun 2020
7:00 am

Give sport a break, but stay safe


We urge government to work closely with these sports to find a way for them to operate, while keeping safe.

Golfers will soon be able to return to the course. Picture: iStock

Amateur golfers were finally allowed to return to SA fairways this weekend. Many believe the decision came in the nick of time for an industry crippled by the lockdown since closing its doors at the end of March. After weeks of consideration, the department of sport, arts and culture on Friday gave golf courses the green light to open, provided they adopted strict protocols in the fight to contain Covid-19. It is not a one-way street. Golfers will have to toe the line when it comes to adhering to the new restrictions. Earlier this month Golf RSA CEO Grant Hepburn...