Broadcast, MAP, sports

A Hole Lot of Distance

by Jack Hirsh 4.4.2020

The coronavirus has shut down golf in Pennsylvania, but not other states. The President of the PA Golf Course Owners Association wants to change that. Jack Hirsh looks at how the sport can still be played amid social distancing.

Author

  • Jack Hirsh is a senior from Villanova, PA. He is an executive producer for the Centre County Report and was the multimedia editor for Penn State's on-campus news outlet, The Daily Collegian, since his sophomore year, creating web-based videos and graphics for one of the nation's leading student news organizations. Prior to that position, he was a sports beat reporter for the Collegian, covering the football, men's basketball and golf teams. Jack is an avid sports fan, particularly golf, which he has played competitively throughout his life. In the summer of 2018, he combined his interests into an internship with the Golf Channel in Orlando. Jack served as a production assistant in the instruction department, as well as other programs including Golf Central. His career ambition is to be a golf and sports "story-teller" and reporter through print or broadcast (ideally both). Follow him on Twitter @JR_HIRSHey. I am currently at my home with my family (and three dogs!) in Villanova, PA, outside of Philadelphia. I’m trying to capture any impact from the coronavirus on the city and surrounding areas. Other than that, I’m still taking part in my remaining classes through zoom, which also allows me to stay connected with my friends.

April 5, 2020

About Author

Jack Hirsh Jack Hirsh is a senior from Villanova, PA. He is an executive producer for the Centre County Report and was the multimedia editor for Penn State's on-campus news outlet, The Daily Collegian, since his sophomore year, creating web-based videos and graphics for one of the nation's leading student news organizations. Prior to that position, he was a sports beat reporter for the Collegian, covering the football, men's basketball and golf teams. Jack is an avid sports fan, particularly golf, which he has played competitively throughout his life. In the summer of 2018, he combined his interests into an internship with the Golf Channel in Orlando. Jack served as a production assistant in the instruction department, as well as other programs including Golf Central. His career ambition is to be a golf and sports "story-teller" and reporter through print or broadcast (ideally both). Follow him on Twitter @JR_HIRSHey. I am currently at my home with my family (and three dogs!) in Villanova, PA, outside of Philadelphia. I’m trying to capture any impact from the coronavirus on the city and surrounding areas. Other than that, I’m still taking part in my remaining classes through zoom, which also allows me to stay connected with my friends.


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