Healthcare professionals and other key workers won praise from Ryder Cup captains Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington in an open letter.
Chris DiMarco does not think the Ryder Cup should take place in 2020 if fans are unable to attend.
The Ryder Cup must go ahead if possible even if the captains have to pick all 12 players, says Padraig Harrington.
The World Golf Hall of Fame could soon have a very illustrious member in the form of Tiger Woods.
Padraig Harrington will be hoping to keep the Ryder Cup trophy in Europe's hands but Steve Stricker's USA have home advantage in 2020.
Robert Karlsson has been picked as first vice-captain for the second successive Ryder Cup.
Gavin Green once again prospered at the Czech Masters, the Malaysian sitting one-shot clear at the summit after the opening round.
There has been plenty of success for both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in major championships over the past 12 years.
A stunning run of six birdies in a row at the end of his round gave Robert Rock a score of 60 and the Irish Open lead.
The Irish Open had a popular leader through 18 holes, with Padraig Harrington getting to seven under on Thursday.