County reopens golf courses, with some restrictions

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A view of the fairway at Cross Creek Golf Club. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Golf courses throughout Riverside County were permitted today to resume operations under an amended health order that had closed them earlier this month in response to the coronavirus emergency. County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser and CEO George Johnson jointly signed the amended order allowing the courses to reopen -- with restrictions. Kaiser characterized the change as part of an effort to “cautiously'' move forward with an activity that will be monitored. Social distancing requirements, namely the 6-feet-apart rule, must be observed by players, with no more than four to a group - and all wearing face coverings. No caddies are allowed. Clubhouse dining, as well as any other in-house affairs, remain prohibited. Under an order signed by Kaiser
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