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Old 03-11-2020, 09:11 AM
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All the news sites are suggesting "social distancing". On the Champ courses a person is on the course in a cart with another person for four or more hours. If you have a threesome a person may walk up and not have a cart so he wants a ride. Not with me from now on! I don't know the person or if he just returned from a cruise or returned from the far East. All courses should now allow four carts per foursome if they are really serious about social distancing. Blast away!
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Here’s my blast..

Very good point. It makes a lot of sense. I understand the existing policy (to a degree), but I don’t think 4 carts per group would be a major issue in TV. Three are currently allowed. I don’t see where four would be a huge difference. Maybe step up proper cart usage training and enforcement along with the new policy.

I’m on board.

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Old 03-11-2020, 09:50 AM
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All the news sites are suggesting "social distancing". On the Champ courses a person is on the course in a cart with another person for four or more hours. If you have a threesome a person may walk up and not have a cart so he wants a ride. Not with me from now on! I don't know the person or if he just returned from a cruise or returned from the far East. All courses should now allow four carts per foursome if they are really serious about social distancing. Blast away!
I doubt you'll see that. Maybe when all club meetings, town squares, entertainment venues, movie theaters and restaurants that gather hundreds of people are shut down, they will move on to "socially distancing" 2 people in a golf cart. Until then, you have the option of riding alone and staying on the cart path throughout the round, the exercise might help you stay healthy.
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I am often unable to complete 9 holes do to health reasons, so I insist on being alone on my cart so I can leave the course if I can’t go on.
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Old 03-11-2020, 10:02 AM
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All the news sites are suggesting "social distancing". On the Champ courses a person is on the course in a cart with another person for four or more hours. If you have a threesome a person may walk up and not have a cart so he wants a ride. Not with me from now on! I don't know the person or if he just returned from a cruise or returned from the far East. All courses should now allow four carts per foursome if they are really serious about social distancing. Blast away!
Ridiculous!

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Old 03-11-2020, 10:19 AM
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All the news sites are suggesting "social distancing". On the Champ courses a person is on the course in a cart with another person for four or more hours. If you have a threesome a person may walk up and not have a cart so he wants a ride. Not with me from now on! I don't know the person or if he just returned from a cruise or returned from the far East. All courses should now allow four carts per foursome if they are really serious about social distancing. Blast away!
They will allow four carts on the course if you request it however you will be told two carts must remain on the cart path at all times.
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Old 03-11-2020, 11:21 AM
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All the news sites are suggesting "social distancing". On the Champ courses a person is on the course in a cart with another person for four or more hours. If you have a threesome a person may walk up and not have a cart so he wants a ride. Not with me from now on! I don't know the person or if he just returned from a cruise or returned from the far East. All courses should now allow four carts per foursome if they are really serious about social distancing. Blast away!
There hardly any fairway grass now, can you imagine how bad the courses would be with four carts per foursome were aloud. “ridiculous”
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There hardly any fairway grass now, can you imagine how bad the courses would be with four carts per foursome were aloud. “ridiculous”
It would also help if golfers didn't continually drive their carts straight up the middle of the fairway to get to their balls. Everyone should be utilizing the 90 degree rule. And this goes for the maintenance people as well, who typically drive down the fairways to get to a green. Stay in the rough when at all possible
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They will allow four carts on the course if you request it however you will be told two carts must remain on the cart path at all times.
Starters are not authorized to allow more than two carts per group. Three carts under "special" circumstances are allowed, with three carts being under the discretion of the starter, but still frowned upon. Four carts I have never seen. and is not allowed.
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Op since you are concerned, I assume you are not going to any restaurants, grocery, meetings, shopping, or town squares.

Golf should also be out of the equation if you are not healthy or are in fear of your life.
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What about all those that play outside the bubble who take their foursome in the car?
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Just finished playing, posed the question to the starter. Three carts is the max per foursomes. If golfers want four, someone will not be playing
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Ridiculous!

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Not ridiculous. It’s gonna get worse..much worse. I’m not an alarmist. Just listen to medical personnel and erring on the side of caution.
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Old 03-12-2020, 05:47 AM
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Not ridiculous. It’s gonna get worse..much worse. I’m not an alarmist. Just listen to medical personnel and erring on the side of caution.
Yes, ridiculous. If you are afraid to be minimally and briefly exposed to ONE other person, it's time to lock yourself in your home with a barricade.
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My trail fee gives me the right to drive my cart on exec courses. Don't think they can force me to ride with someone else.
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