As Mark Twain once said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” In these trying times, what can we do as individual golfers to make sure we keep proving Mark was talking a load of waffle?
On that note, getting out on the golf course, should we even be doing it?
Sir Patrick Vallance (UK Chief Scientific Advisor) said: ‘We’re not asking everyone to be completely isolated. The specific advice is to avoid close contact. A walk is OK if you keep a distance.’
And golf is essentially a walk, isn’t it? A really good walk, despite what Mr Twain thought. ;-) We know that these are uncertain times, but if you’re in good health and not showing any symptoms of Covid19, exercise and fresh air will be good for both your physical and mental health.
Exercise is a known stress buster, so if you’re sensible and follow some simple steps, we see no reason why you can’t golf local and enjoy a few holes.
If you’re planning on hitting the fairways over the coming days / weeks, let’s all make an effort to do so as safely as possible. With that in mind, here are a few key points to keep in mind…
But do remember, seek the latest advice from https://www.nhs.uk/
Stay safe out there people, as best you can.
All the Team at Your Golf Travel
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