NENY PGA Section WILL BE HOSTING a similar Google MEET on New COVID Junior Tournament Protocols for our Juniors Members & Parents on Tuesday, June 9th from 7:00pm-7:45pm.
If you have any family members/juniors interested in listening into the protocol presentation (slightly different than our professional tourney protocols that will be instituted) please have them contact Tracie directly in order to receive the Google MEET invitation link.
Stay Up to Date - Re-Opening Updates for NY & Massachusetts
Businesses in each region continue to re-open in phases and there is a tool on the NY Forward website to search by business type if needed.
Phase 2: Regions: Capital Region, Central NY, Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier and Western NY entered Phase 2 of reopening this week.
Phase 2: Industry Areas: In-Store Retail & Outdoor Eating spaces were also included
A new tool is available on the NY Forward website to look up your business:
Massachusetts ADDS GOLF TO PHASE II RE-OPENING PLAN - Announcement Expected Tomorrow 6/6 from Governor
The Governor's Administration has provided advanced notice that the golf industry has been included in the formal Phase II Re-Opening plan. The updated guidelines pertaining to golf will go into effect once Phase II begins, a date that is yet to be determined by the Governor's Administration but is anticipated to be June 8th or at minimum an announcement on June 8th. Please read the full guidelines below.
"These workplace safety standards for Golf Facilities are posted in advance to the Governor’s initiation of Phase 2 to allow operators of golf courses time to prepare for reopening in compliance with these mandatory standards. Golf courses have operated in a limited fashion since May 7, 2020. Golf Facilities may not expand their operations until specifically authorized to do so in Phase 2 of the Commonwealth’s Workplace Re-Opening Plan. The Governor will initiate Phase 2 of the Re-Opening Plan by formal Executive Order and only following a careful review of public health data."
UPDATED GUIDELINES FOR GOLF INDUSTRY IN MASSACHUSETTS (as of 6/3/20)
Updated Guidance for Golf from the Recreation & Outdoor Business's Update on Mass.gov:
PGA.Com Coach Profiles - Are You Looking to Grow Your Reach?
Have you seen the re-branded PGA.com? If not, then you should check it out HERE
What is the new mission for PGA.com? ● To inspire golfers in their golf experiences. ● To support golfers wherever they are on their golf journey, through direct engagement with PGA Professionals. ● We are providing helpful content, tools and services, supported by a number of PGA and partner digital resources.
How do PGA.com Coach Profiles Support that Mission? ● The profiles provide a PGA-branded way for PGA Coaches to create a new digital presence on PGA.com ● This is the first step for consumers to find an ADM-certified Coach that can help them with their golf journey
Get ADM Certified now to be eligible to create your PGA.Coach Profile on PGA.com or if you already are - then the next step is to create your page through the template!
Help Us Spread the Word Please Share With Your Families and Junior Players!
Don't forget children/grandchildren of our NENY PGA Members receive a 50% discount off the NENY PGA Junior Assoc. membership fee
New York State Golf Association Announces Tournament Cancellations Due to COVID-19
The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) announced several major updates to its tournament schedule at the beginning of this week due to the evolving protocols and restrictions in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Association has cancelled the entire NYSGA Amateur Series in addition to a number of other 2020 Championship cancellations and modifications being made to others.
BioProtect Earns National Verification of Effectiveness Against SARS-CoV-2
The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprised of the world’s preeminent human and animal virologists from 53 Centers of Excellence and 10 Affiliates in 32 countries, announced that two of its Centers of Excellence demonstrated that a BIOPROTECT™ formulation by ViaClean Technologies eradicates SARS-CoV-2 (the unique coronavirus that causes COVID-19) on surfaces and provides continuous residual viricidal activity for more than six weeks.