Golf courses; another victim of the pandemic?

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The onset coronavirus pandemic has caused the sport and leisure industry to grind to an uneasy halt. The timing of the pandemic could not have been worse for golf clubs, with memberships due in Spring across many clubs. With people diverting their resources toward essentials during the current crisis, golf clubs are missing out on vital income. The closing of club houses has also prevented any money from being made via golf club bars and restaurants. Today I spoke to Portadown Golf Club committee member Dan Mckimm about the dangerous position golf clubs now find themselves in.

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