Snow covers St Andrews; Coldest Night in 74 Years. Plus "Robust Plans" for The Open


Weather warning: Coldest night in 74 years

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The Old Course has been closed for much of the week due to the weather.

Conditions at the time of the message were minus-eight Celsius wind chill, which translates as 17 degrees Fahrenheit.

"That’s just not golf weather, but, the pictures are pretty amazing to look at."   GolfWeek

Photos from St Andrews Links on Twitter, here on 10th  and  @TheHomeofGolf  11 Feb

Weather warning 11th February, from the Scottish Sun:

Snow warnings are in place until Sunday as Scots brace for the coldest February night in 74 years - with temperatures to plunge as low as -20C.  It comes as parts of the country saw 14 inches of snow with weather warnings in place for three days.

Meanwhile the R&A have said they are cautiously optimistic about having a "full scale championship" in July, while having "robust plans in place for a reduced-capacity or behind-closed-doors model" if that is needed.  Link here.

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