Scottish Golf is taking the spread of COVID-19 extremely seriously. Our number one priority remains the safety and wellbeing of our community of golfers, clubs, volunteers and staff, ensuring that everyone is able to enjoy our great sport in a safe environment.
This page will provide all key stakeholders with a timeline of updates from Scottish Golf in relation to COVID-19.
Following the First Minister’s update on 16 March, the Scottish Government has provided further detail on the timetable for easing lockdown restrictions in Scotland.
Updated Guidance for Golf Clubs and Golfers is available below.
Access updated Guidance for all golf clubs and golfers as Scotland continues to tackle the spread of COVID-19.
This document outlines how each level will impact golf activity and provides guidance for club. This is aligned directly to the Scottish Government Framework for ease of understanding.
The Scottish Golf guidance document has been updated and reviewed by appropriate Scottish Government channels and we would again ask that all clubs familiarise themselves with the information outlined in the below Guidance Document.
An updated version of sportscotland’s Guidance to Scottish Governing Bodies can be accessed below.
HMRC recently released a Revenue & Customs Brief (04/2021), which can be accessed here. HMRC explained the purpose of the Brief was to highlight an accelerated process for VAT registered businesses (including golf clubs) to request temporary alterations to their partial exemption methods to reflect changes to their business practices because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An updated version of our FAQ’s has been produced and can be accessed below.
For guidelines on the running of coaching at your club, please click below.
For guidelines on the running of Qualifying Competitions at your club, please click below.
Tee Times and Access to the Course:
Should you require clarification on any aspect of the guidance then please do get in touch with the Scottish Golf team by e-mailing [email protected].