Golf Growing Popularity during Pandemic in Indonesia


Golf popularity duing pandemic Indonesia.

Golf is a good choice of sport to play during this pandemic. It has a relatively low level of risk compared to other types of sports. Even if you played semi-indoor or indoor golf, it wll be easy for you to avoid direct physical contact. Golf is commonly played in an open and wide area. Thus, you don’t have to worry about the air circulations.

Golf known as an expensive sport?

There is a common presumption about golf as an expensive sport. Howevere, the price is worth the value. Golf is a sport that requires a spacious area. Consequently, the cost for field and its maintenance is high. Interestingly, the presence of trees on the course could influence golf ball’s speed. Apart from that, it requires an extra fee to rent a golf cart. It will be too tiring if you walk along the course briging all the equipments.

Growing Golf Popularity

Golf popularity is seems to rise whilst many other sports venues are closed. According to Tinneke, Golf General Manager MAP Active, almost all golf courses apply very strict health protocols. Starting from wearing masks, washing hands, and social distancing. This primacy could increase the interest of society.

Recently, there is a Virtual Golf Competition named Xpora Virtual Golf Tour by BNI. The participants will take part in a qualifying round conducted by the small-meddium golfer community. After that, they will begin “Games Fastest to the Hole MURI – Amateur”. Next, is final tournament. All competition series will be closed by doing charity activities. The participants come from regions in Indonesia. They are from Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Bali, Medan, and Makassar.