Sunday, May 17th marks the return of live televised golf. However, the players will not compete for FedEx Cup Points, trophies or world rankings. They’ll be playing for something far greater, the health and safety of our communities.
Headlined by a foursome of Team TaylorMade athletes, “TaylorMade Driving Relief” is a $3 million charity skins match supported by UnitedHealth Group to raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will team with 20-time PGA Tour winner Dustin Johnson to take on Oklahoma State University alums Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff at the famed Seminole Golf Club in Florida.
The four golfers have graciously donated their time, with each team playing for their respective charities. McIlroy/Johnson are playing for the American Nurses Foundation and Fowler/Wolff are playing for the CDC Foundation. The competition will follow strict CDC social distancing guidelines and will utilize appropriate testing measures to h...
We will be operating under all guidelines established by the Governor for Phase One for the safety of our guests and team members. These guidelines will be updated weekly based on new conditions as we move into Phase Two and Three. Please visit our "COVID-19" page for a full list of guidelines for Phase One.
- New Golf Shop hours will be in effect. Golf Shop will open at 6 am and close at 5 pm, Tuesday-Sunday (closed Mondays with the exception of May 25).
- All golfers must wear a facemask inside the golf shop.
- Play is limited to groups of four, or less, and social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at all times including before and after play and in our parking lot.
- One golf cart will be issued per person. Two riders per cart is allowed for immediate family (defined as spouses, children or grandparents of children). If the cart is shared with immediate family all golf...
When Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell directed all golf courses to pause operations on April 1 in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Ko Olina Golf Club had already been closed for more than a week.
“Our first priority, as is everybody’s, is to the health and safety of our employees and our guests,” Greg Nichols, general manager and director of golf at Ko Olina Golf Club, told Pacific Business News. “We joined our resort partners who also took that same stance in [closing]. We just felt like it was the right thing to do.”
Ko Olina Golf Club has tentatively planned to re-open on May 1, but Nichols said that they are re-evaluating that on a weekly basis.
In the interim period, Ko Olina Golf Club is preparing to re-open by maintaining its facility and staying in touch with customers.
“We remain hopeful and optimistic. We hope everyone during this time can stay healthy and well, and we can’t wait to see them back...
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