What is the penalty for golfing in Brampton?
That city is Brampton, Ontario, which is part of the greater Toronto area and has a population of 603,346 (as of 2017). Based on new social distancing bylaws signed by mayor Patrick Brown, anyone caught playing golf on city courses will face a fine of anywhere from $500 to a whopping $100,000 (in Canadian dollars).
Is golf allowed in Ontario?
His viral tweet pointed out that Ontario was an outlier in closing golf courses. Golf is allowed in all 50 States and in every other province in Canada. Last year there were 20 million rounds played in Ontario with no reported cases of COVID 19 tied to golf. Most importantly, we all need to get outdoors and exercise for our mental health.
Should Ontario reopen the sport of golf?
Golfers and operators say the province should reopen the sport in Ontario to provide safe and sanity-saving outdoor exercise. A golfer tees off at the Loch March Golf & Country Club in Ottawa on Saturday, May 16, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Should Ontario backtrack on golf course closures?
Ontario golfers are calling on the premier to backtrack on golf course closures. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press) Ontario golfers are swinging mad about being included in the province’s enhanced shutdown order and petitions are calling for the premier to backtrack on golf course closures, as he did on playgrounds and some police powers.