The Philippine Star
GAB okays continued pro golf staging
The Games and Amusements Board recently lauded the staging of the first of two tournaments marking the Philippine Golf Tour restart after an eight- month hiatus due to the global health crisis and endorsed the staging of more pro golf events in the coming year.
In a report to GAB chair Abraham Mitra, the Pro-Basketball and Other Pro-Games Division cited the organizing Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. for its strict compliance with the DOH-PSC-GAB Joint Administrative Order with regard to the health and safety protocols during the ICTSI Riviera Invitational Challenge two weeks ago.
“With the successful conclusion of the pro golf tournament organized by PGTI under the GAB supervision in compliance with the DOH-PSC-GAB JAO No. 2020-0001, it is noted that pro golf is back and more upcoming tournaments be allowed,” said the GAB in its report.
The report also mentioned the smooth conduct of the bubble tournament from the designated hotel in BayleafCavite to the venue at Riviera’s Couples and Langer courses. RT-PCR tests were conducted for players and all personnel involved, including the GAB personnelon-duty.