Posted by ABC News on Monday, March 03, 2019 07:17:16It’s been a long, busy week for golf courses across Australia.
With golf courses all over Australia having been closed due to weather, the Australian Open and the Melbourne Open were among those that had to close for three weeks due to severe flooding.
But the coronado course at the Golf Club of the South has been operating normally since April 19, when a man named Richard Dix was charged with failing to report a flood and was later released on bail.
Golf courses in Australia have been closed because of severe flooding in recent weeks, including the Melbourne and Australian Opens.
A coronado golfer who has been playing at the golf course said he’s been busy since April and is trying to complete the course in the next few days.
“There are a lot of people playing, and the last few days it’s been pretty busy,” said Richard Dickson.
“I think I’m at around 30 per cent of capacity.”
It’s just been a lot.
I’ve been playing for the last two days.
I’m not sure if I can play a game, I don’t know.
“He said he hopes to finish the course by Christmas.”
The first thing I’ll do is finish the whole course and then we can start getting the next batch of people in,” he said.”
But yeah, it’s definitely a lot.
“The Australian Open is due to start in two weeks.
The Melbourne Open is scheduled to begin in two days and the Australian Opus Cup will be open for the first time in two years.