Covid Restrictions For Golfing

Per Mass.Gov: Released May 7, 2020

Tee Time Reservations Required. Please reserve online or by calling 508-892-1390 ext. 325

  • Private operators of golf courses may permit individuals access to the property so long as there are no gatherings of any kind, appropriate social distancing of six feet between individuals is strictly followed, and the business operator and golfers abide by the specific guidelines for golf courses outlined below.
  • Municipalities may decide to open municipal courses under these guidelines, if they so choose.
  • The specific guidelines for golf courses are:
    • Security personnel can be delineated by each club (ex. apro and the head starter) and will be present to enforce social distancing. There can be no other employees working at the recreational component of the golf operation.
    • All staff must wear face coverings while on the property
    • Club facilities including but not limited to the club house, pro shop, restaurant, bag room and locker room must remain closed
    • No caddies allowed
    • Golf carts may be used only if each cart is used by and contains only a single rider, or a group of family members living in the same house. Any carts used must be cleaned and sanitized after each use.
    • Tee Time Policy must be 15 minutes between groups.
    • Golfers must stay in their car until 15 minutes before their tee time and must return to their car immediately following play.
    • Online and remote payment options must be utilized.
    • All golfers must use their own golf clubs. Sharing golf clubs or rental golf clubs is not allowed.
    • Flagsticks must remain in the hole. Hole liners must be raised so picking a ball out of the hole doesn’t occur.
    • Bunker rakes must be removed, and ball washers must be removed or covered.
    • Practice putting green, driving range, and chipping areas are closed.
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