Golf lovers will have the opportunity to watch ‘Grab a Jab’ this week as they watch the stars of the European Tour compete in the Cazoo Classic at the London Golf Club in Kent this week.
An emerging Covid-19 vaccination clinic is offering first and second doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer to people 18 years and older who have yet to be fully vaccinated.
Fans, players, caddies, staff and volunteers can all use the clinic in the Championship Village on Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th from 10:00 to 18:00. No appointment is required. If you are at the event, you can just go in and get vaccinated. For both vaccines, second doses may be given eight weeks after the first shot.
Dr Andrew Murray, Chief Medical Officer of the European Tour, said: ‘We are delighted to work with NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group to support efforts to encourage people of all ages to be vaccinated and to spread Covid- 19 to reduce. . The European tour continues to work with healthcare organizations around the world to ensure we reduce the risk of infection and spread of the virus as fans are welcomed back to our events, protecting them as well as our players and staff. However, the vaccine is the way out of this pandemic, and we are delighted to have a pop-up vaccine clinic at the Cazoo Classic to encourage everyone to grab a stump.
Paula Wilkins, chief nurse at NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group, said: ‘It’s quick and easy to grab a piece, as the 1,635 people who took the opportunity to do so found out during the Open last month has. No matter where you go in the country to visit the Cazoo Classic, if you are 18 years and older and need a first or second dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca, the vaccination team at the onsite clinic can help you take your biggest chance against Covid-19. ”
The Cazoo Classic is the last tournament of the European Tour’s UK Swing, which concluded a series of events in all four nations of the United Kingdom – Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England. The hopefuls of the Ryder Cup, Bernd Wiesberger, Victor Perez and Andy Sullivan, player of Team Europe in 2016, stand on a strong field for the event that started today (August 12) and lasts until Sunday 15.
Daily tickets for the Cazoo Classic cost £ 29. Permits are available for children aged between 13 and 18 and over 60 and children aged 13 and under are free, provided they have been accompanied by an adult and have registered for tickets.