Wales, rediscovered an old lost golf course

He rediscovered a lost golf course in Wales and designed in the 1920s by Alister MacKenzie, a Scottish architect who also designed the famous Augusta National, home to The Masters. It is the story told by Chris Powell who, during the height of the health emergency, began to clear the ferns on land near Rhayader, in the Welsh county of Powys.

Wales, statements

“My friends accused me of losing my mind – revealed Powell to the BBC – but I really enjoyed doing it. Ever since I was just a kid and I was riding my pony, I remember seeing old greens but I didn’t know anymore. where they were. For the past year, I’ve spent most of my time here with a golf iron, cutting ferns every time I drop the ball”. And now that 9-hole course is starting to resume the appearance of the past, with the greens clearly visible. So much so that Powell now has the dream of organizing a charity golf tournament there.

In Italy it is possible again to organize and play golf competitions in the yellow zone. The good news was communicated in time by the Federgolf.

After the one relating to the abolition of the examination of the rules, the Federation issues another circular (number 16), less surprising than the previous one but very much awaited.

Starting from April 26, 2021 it is allowed, exclusively for the territories located in the yellow zone, to carry out any sporting golf activity outdoors, in compliance with the guidelines adopted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department for Sport.

After careful analysis of the current legislation and unless otherwise and any guidance should be provided by the Department of Sport of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, any golf sporting activity, events, demonstrations and competitions (including social and pro -am) if carried out outdoors and in compliance with the Federal Protocol.

With reference to the performance of the amateur sports activity referred to there, the use of changing rooms is prohibited unless otherwise established by the guidelines referred to in the first sentence.

For the territories located in the orange and red areas, the prescriptions made with previous legislative measures remain valid and effective.

A great step forward after months of lockouts or general play. Once again it’s up to us now to respect the rules (not just those of golf) so that golf never stops.

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