THE Malaysia Golf Affiliation (MGA) disseminated a round throughout the trade this week, detailing amongst different issues the usual working procedures (SOPs) of the second conditional Motion Management Order (CMCO).
This was undertaken within the wake of the directive from the Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN) concentrating on Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, and which clarified that golf operations might proceed in these areas, provided that the SOPs had been adhered to.
Within the message to the trade, MGA president Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Anwar Mohd Nor (R) mentioned with a purpose to additional shield “the well being of the golfers and staff, golf golf equipment (and nation golf equipment) ought to implement one-golfer one-buggy coverage” and reiterated that each one golf tournaments and competitions had been suspended till additional discover.
“We wish to urge all golf golf equipment to proceed to stick to the SOPs (set down) by MGA and the related authorities companies (with a view) to flatten the curve of Covid-19, ” mentioned Mohd Anwar.
He added that the nationwide affiliation had established the rules for golf golf equipment to “primarily safeguard the well being of golfers, staff and company.
“The mentioned pointers are meant to make sure that all golf golf equipment will undertake and implement measures to strictly adjust to the directives issued by the Ministry of Well being, ” he mentioned.
It was each fascinating and heartening to notice that the golf equipment TeeUp spoke with this week had been compliant with the SOPs and that that they had enforced the coverage of “one-golfer one-buggy”.
This coverage adversely impacts income generated from rounds of golf because it significantly limits the variety of gamers being wheeled across the course.
Primarily it cuts buggy site visitors in half and consequently does virtually the identical to the income generated from rounds of golf.
Evidently, this can be a setback for golf equipment, notably the “smaller” ones, that’s, these with a number of buggies (in comparison with the extra established golf equipment and people with the monetary backing of conglomerates).
They really feel the pinch much more, however it’s a obligatory evil and little question helps to curb and comprise the unfold of the virus.