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Guidance on golf in lockdown unclear

Most sport not allowed during circuit-breaker

There's uncertainty about whether golf will be permitted during the Island's circuit-breaker lockdown which begins tomorrow.

Under the heading of Exercise on the government website detailing the new restrictions, it says golf is not allowed, along with team sports and fishing.

But on social media, the King Edward Bay Golf Club has told its members they will be able to play rounds alone or with household members, as long as they carry a bag tag or membership card at all times:

We have now received clarification via IOM Golf that you may continue to play during lockdown. However the following...

Posted by King Edward Bay Golf Club on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Manx Radio has contacted government for clarification.