As detailed in our COVID-19 Update yesterday, we were awaiting final detail from the Scottish Government about travel restrictions which will become law from 6pm this evening (Friday 20 November).
Following the parliamentary process, Scottish Golf has today received updated information on these restrictions and can confirm that the rules regarding travel are as follows: Participants can travel to take part in organised sport and physical activity or informal exercise within their own Local Authority area.
Participants can travel to take part in organised sport and physical activity or informal exercise within their own Local Authority area.
If you live in a Level 3 or Level 4 local authority area you should:
Participants aged 18 years or over (adults) living in a Level 3 or Level 4 area should:
Participants aged 18 years or over (adults) who live in a Level 0, 1 or 2 area should:
Participants aged 17 years or under can:
We appreciate that the guidance for travel is slightly different to detail we provided earlier in the week. At all times our information is developed in partnership with sportscotlandbased on information available specific to sport and at the time of publication was based on the understanding at that time. Throughout our response to the pandemic, we have tried to ensure golf clubs have had as much time to prepare as possible ahead of any changes coming into force and been clear that the guidance can be subject to change.
Our COVID-19 Local Restrictions Summary Sheet has been updated to reflect today’s changes and can be accessed here.
We would like to remind all clubs that this legislation comes into force at 6pm this evening and Scottish Golf encourages all clubs and their members to adhere to the law at all times when travelling for exercise.
Once again, we thank you for your continued support during these difficult times and appreciate your understanding that guidance will remain subject to change at short notice as we continue our response to the pandemic.