Wed Aug 18, 2021

Industry Notes: Changing Manitoba Guidelines, U.S. Open, Henderson’s Title Defence And More

New guidelines that took effect on Saturday in Manitoba specifically affect golf. Golf Manitoba has the details here … Eyes will be focused this week on Torrey Pines, where Corey ConnersMackenzie HughesAdam Hadwin and Taylor Pendrith will tee it up at the U.S. Open … The Wichita Open in Kansas is this week’s stop on the Korn Ferry Tour with Stuart Macdonald and Adam Svensson in the field … PGA Tour Champions is off until next week when its next major, the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, will be played at Firestone in Akron. A Senior Open qualifier will be held at Firestone next Monday … Brooke Henderson, who withdrew last week from the LPGA Mediheal Championship in Daly City, Calif., due to a non-COVID illness, is defending champion at this week’s Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich. Henderson won that event in 2019 and 2017, but it was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Henderson will be joined in the field by Alena Sharp … The Symetra Tour is off until next week’s Prasco Charity Championship in Cincinnati … Last week’s GNN Poll asked readers if they believe they’ll be able to travel this winter on business, a golf trip or for any other reason without the requirement to quarantine upon their return. The majority, or 84 per cent of respondents voted yes, with 16 per cent saying no … This week’s poll asks readers how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine they’ve received. At last look, 50 per cent of respondents said one, 44 per cent said two and six per cent said none. If you haven’t done so, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.