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Old 03-26-2020, 04:03 PM
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The golf course is safer than the hospital.
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Old 03-26-2020, 04:44 PM
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I golf twice a week with a bunch of guys. We try to keep our distance. I wonder if the OP goes to the grocery stores? I did today. Went to WalMart and Publix, bought about 10 items between the 2 stores. I was probably closer to 40 different people that I will never see again. So, I guess I hope the OP NEVER goes out for anything.
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A patriot risks their lives so others may have liberty.... so what is a person who asks other to forfeit their liberty in hopes of preserving their own life?
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This is the problem!! This attitude - this is why the virus is spreading.......
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Actually the bovine excrement is spreading faster than the virus.LOL.
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This is the problem!! This attitude - this is why the virus is spreading.......
Whoa there newby, with one post.

How about all the people from NY/NJ that's supposed to be self quarantining themselves when they enter our state? That's the main reason the virus is spreading, not people out getting fresh air playing golf!
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So you think because you live in The Villages and have access to free golf that you need to be out on the courses playing every day? Has anyone told you that there is a deadly pandemic racing across America with many critical cases in Florida, including Marion, Lake and Sumter counties?

How about showing respect for the rest of us who have committed ourselves to staying in our homes to help end this pandemic. Those of us who were daily swimmers and/or enjoyed thousands of recreational activities? The rest of us have shut our lives down to stop the spread. We have sacrificed.

Golfers, do your patriotic duty. Go home and stay home.
Do you feel the same about couples walking by themselves in your neighborhood?
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Old 03-26-2020, 09:34 PM
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To the original poster and the other negatives. Golf seems to me to be about the safest thing one can do in the current situation for activity outside the home. Not sure the original intent of the post. Do it right and it is fine. My friends are going about it the right way. Don't agree then don't play. Simple. Not about infecting anyone else.
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Old 03-27-2020, 04:47 AM
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This is the problem!! This attitude - this is why the virus is spreading.......
No, it's a highly contagious virus and that's why it's spreading. Your "attitude" has nothing to do with it. Your ACTIONS are what is important.

I'm still concerned that we have planeloads of people from the NE that are coming here to escape a stay at home order, that are told to stay at home here for 14 days. What could possibly go wrong with THAT?
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Old 03-27-2020, 05:25 AM
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After tomorrow's golf I'm heeding the advice and lock myself in the walk in cliset and not come out until I get the authentification code acknowedged from Zaldar,supreme leader.
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Mandatory nationwide shut down
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Old 03-27-2020, 05:34 AM
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So you think because you live in The Villages and have access to free golf that you need to be out on the courses playing every day? Has anyone told you that there is a deadly pandemic racing across America with many critical cases in Florida, including Marion, Lake and Sumter counties?

How about showing respect for the rest of us who have committed ourselves to staying in our homes to help end this pandemic. Those of us who were daily swimmers and/or enjoyed thousands of recreational activities? The rest of us have shut our lives down to stop the spread. We have sacrificed.

Golfers, do your patriotic duty. Go home and stay home.
I am sure many of us appreciate your concerns but the golfers are not only riding in their own carts, are out doors not touching the flag pole, staying six feet away from each other and the clerks are wearing gloves, wiping our card with wipes and not allowing us to touch anything. Being outdoors whether walking or exercising one way or the other is a great way to pass the time.
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Grocery stores are 10 times worse, than golf.
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