Ryder Cup precautions against spread of Covid


2021 Ryder Cup, Straits Course, Whistling Straits, 24-26 September

Ryder Cup precautions against spread of Covid

From JS Online, by Maya Hilty, Sheboygan Press:

With the Ryder Cup approaching, local hotels and Airbnbs are full, and Whistling Straits Golf Course will be ready to host up to 45,000 people per day.

The course will essentially become a “small city,” reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

With such a large number of people travelling to Sheboygan to attend, the spread of COVID-19 is a concern. To reduce the risk, organizers are requiring masks indoors at the Ryder Cup and encouraging more precautions.  Read more

Precautions include:

-  Masks required indoors and strongly recommended outdoors

-  People encouraged to socially distance

-  Players will not interact with spectators (No handshakes, no autographs etc)

-  Cash payments for purchases will not be accepted

-  Sanitization protocols are in place

-  "Do not attend" if there has been any interaction with a Covid positive person over the previous two weeks

-  Anyone with any symptoms of Covid will be denied entry

-  People are also encouraged to get vaccinated

Ryder Cup Official Website

Whistling Straits - Back Stories

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