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Published on 26 Nov 20 at 17:59
Known to be the image of Bellême (Orne), golf can also be a sufferer of confinement. Things have been capable of evolve in the proper route, particularly in the face of the 1km / 1 hour rules, broadly criticized particularly by 45 Les Républicains deputies in the National Assembly. The govt introduced it on November 26, outside sports activities can now resume.
A aid for golfers who won’t have benefited a lot from the stunning situations this 12 months. Bertrand Ayçoberry, president of the Bellême golf sports activities affiliation remains to be awaiting the publication of the decree, however he’s already relieved to have the ability to open once more. “We know that the courses for schools will be done quickly, for adults on the other hand, it is still very vague,” he admits. The 20 km / 3 h rule is now utilized for these outside actions, together with journey.
Golfers have remained loyal to date. “During the first confinement from March to May, the golf course remained closed for two months, and our annual subscribers, out of solidarity, didn’t flinch in 99% of circumstances. But with this second obligatory cease, of a minimum of one month, they lose 1 / 4 of their contribution … Will they need to re-subscribe on this context? “
Especially since the occasional green fee clientele is also impacted “even when we had a bit of catching up between the two confinements, individuals have been capable of take benefit of the stunning season” he tempers. Still, the 60 hectares of green require regular maintenance, whether the golf course is open or not.
“We took the alternative to do all the obligatory work, mowing, of course, but in addition pruning, drainage, redevelopment …” Fixed upkeep prices that the affiliation should guarantee, containment or not. Despite the reopening of the golf course, barrier gestures will of course be required, even in the open air.