With travel restrictions easing, Canadians may be eager to hit the road again for golf vacations or business, but be aware that there could be more cost than what you anticipated. Sophia Harris has more here for CBC News.
Walt Disney World near Orlando is turning 50 years old and golf has been a part of its history since the beginning. Jason Lusk has more here for Golfweek.
Travel restrictions for Canadians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are being eased, beginning in early July. Rachel Aiello has more here for CTV News.
Insurance, closed borders, quarantines and methods of transportation are just some of the concerns for snowbirds who usually travel to the United States each winter and while some are still planning on going, many are waiting to see what happens in the next couple of months.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a “significant impact” on bookings at Royal Portush, the venue for last year’s Open Championship, with most visiting golfers from overseas not expected until 2021. Freya McClements has more here for the Irish Times.
It isn’t golf specific, but this video from Global News offers a insight to those in the industry who travel frequently, either for business or pleasure, about what to expect once travel restrictions start being lifted.
“When I stood on the site and saw the amount of ocean frontage, you just knew it was going to yield great golf,” said Canadian Ben Cowan-Dewar, one of the investors in Cabot Point, which is scheduled to open next year in St. Lucia Derek Duncan has more here for Golf Digest.
For those travelling over the holidays or next month to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, a second round of rules have kicked in for those who face delayed or cancelled trips that are within an airline’s control. CBC News has more here.
The golf course at Wynn Las Vegas was once in danger of disappearing from the Strip, but a redesigned version is schedule to open next Friday at $550 U.S. per round. Michael Hiller has more here for the Los Angeles Times.
Within five years, a modest lakeside golf course in Switzerland is expected to turn into a $356-million luxury destination, with a hotel, spa, three restaurants, apartments, hotel residences, a beach club and a remodelled par 71-par course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Jane Peterson has more here for the New York Times.