•Require online or telephone bookings
•Players shall be grouped in twosomes
•15 minutes between tee-times. Average tee-times are roughly 12 minutes apart. Spreading out bookings would
ensure people do not congregate at tee boxes. Spacing out the tee times would also limit the number of people at
the golf course.
•Signage describing operational changes including: no congregating, increased frequency of cleaning, no
handshakes, and maintain social distancing between players
•No practice ranges, chipping greens, or putting greens to limit large gatherings of individuals
•No golf carts may be used on course (either owned by golf club or privately owned), except individuals with a
physical disability or physical limitations that prevent them from walking the course may rent a cart from the golf
•Only privately-owned pull carts may be utilized, rental of pull carts from the course will not be allowed
•Elevate the “bottom” of the cup: This can be done by placing the cup upside down so that the new bottom is roughly
an inch below the lip of the hole. Golfers could retrieve their ball without having to put their hand in the bottom of
the regular cup. Alternatively, place Styrofoam in the bottom of the cup
•Flags cannot be removed from the cup
•Clubhouses, halfway houses, and pro shops shall remain closed
•Prohibit beverage and snack carts
•Courses shall operate at a minimum basic operations level of staff to limit customer and staff contact; i.e. “starter”,
“course manager”, “maintenance crew”, “kitchen staff to prepare to-go only food service"
•Remove drinking water jugs and prohibit use of water fountains that are permanently affixed with signage •Elimination of on-course and practice facility touch-points(i.e. bag drop, benches, ball washes, bunker/sand trap
rakes, rental equipment, and water coolers)
•Hand sanitizer and soap in all restrooms, including those on the course
•Restrooms shall be sanitized regularly
•No indoor events or outside tournaments
•Restaurants can remain open for takeout only; all tables and chairs removed or flipped upside down to prohibit use •Indoor facilities may be open for minimal operations for use by golf course workers to facilitate the outdoor
recreation footprint and activity
•Any players with any symptoms of COVID-19 should not play
•In addition, any players from a household with someone with symptoms of COVID-19 should not play •Golfers
must walk and carry own clubs; no caddies.
•Bring your own supply of balls, tees, ball markers, and any other equipment needed to play golf •Insist on social
distancing on tees, greens, and throughout the round
•Players shall maintain adequate physical distancing between other twosomes.
•Golfers should pick up their own ball
•Handle your own scorecard
•Bring your own water/sports drink, towel, and snack
•Do not use the public drinking fountain or ball cleaner •Leave the flag in place while putting •Sort out the sand in
the bunker with a club
•Put on your golf shoes at your vehicle
•Bring hand sanitizer with you and use during your round and at the end •No handshakes at the beginning of the
round or at the 18th hole
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