Update 29th January
The First Minister has announced today (29 January) that there will be no change to the current alert Level 4 restrictions. All non-essential retail, hospitality venues, licensed premises and leisure facilities must remain closed. The next review will take place on the 19th of February.
Although the Welsh Government have amended restrictions in Wales to allow a maximum of two people from two different households to exercise together. Exercise must still start and finish from their home. Golf and courses are still required to close in alert level 4.
Wales Golf continues to promote the benefits of Golf as an activity with established COVID-19 secure practices and a sport that can be played safely by thousands of people under COVID-19 restrictions across the country.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf has produced a COVID-19 Secure Golf paper with scientific evidence which has been sent to the Welsh Government to assist with future decision making. The full ‘COVID-19 Secure Golf in the United Kingdom 2021’ document can be found here.
The Welsh Government has provided details of the £200 million package of support for non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure and tourism businesses that continue to be impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to read the full statement by the Welsh Government. Further clarification can be found on the Business Wales website here.
Once again, Wales Golf would like to thank all our Welsh Clubs for the excellent work helping to keep our sport, golfers and communities safe. By continuing this effort, we will put golf in a strong position to return as soon as it is safe to do so.
Changes to the Current regulations can be found here.