05 / 08 / 2020
  - 06:51:10 AM
Golf Courses Open in Massachusetts With Strict Guidelines
  

Governor Charlie Baker announced on Thursday that Massachusetts golf courses would be allowed to open for operation while plans are being made to reopen non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.  There are still many guidelines that courses must adhere to...

·         Security personnel can be delineated by each club (ex. a pro 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

·         No golf carts allowed

·         Push carts may be used. Players must either carry their own bag or use a push cart

·         All golfers must maintain proper social distancing of at least 6 feet at all times

·         Groups of players are restricted to no more than 4 players at one time.

·         Maintenance personnel are permitted to work on the golf course

·         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.

·         Flag sticks 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 must be closed.

·         Facilities must have readily accessible hand sanitizer  

Contact Us

Phone: (508) 473-1490

Address: 258 Main Street
PO Box 421 Milford, MA 01757
Email: raywmrc@gmail.com

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