PGA Tour particulars charter-flight coverage and prices in memo to gamers
One of many cornerstones of the PGA Tour’s plan to return to competitors subsequent month would be the chartered flights from one match to the following for gamers and caddies. On Friday, the circuit unveiled its tips for these flights.
In a memo despatched to gamers, the Tour careworn that the “use [of the charter flights] by gamers and caddies is strongly inspired,” and that gamers might be required to take a COVID-19 saliva check previous to boarding the flight.
The assessments might be given following the third spherical for PGA Tour and Korn Ferry Tour gamers, and “solely gamers who check unfavorable for the Coronavirus might be allowed to board the flight, with no exceptions.”
Passengers on the constitution flights might be required to put on masks or “acceptable facial overlaying” whereas on board, and entry to every flight might be based mostly on a precedence rating just like that used for pro-ams.
The flight, which is anticipated to be a Boeing 737 plane, may have seating for 114 passengers based mostly, properly under the conventional capability (177) due to social distancing tips that require a vacant center seat. The price of every flight is $600 ($300 for Korn Ferry Tour gamers) and the charters will depart the morning after play is accomplished.