Following the announcement that Golf Clubs can begin to prepare for a return to golf on 29 May 2020 at the earliest, subject to final confirmation by the First Minister by way of an update currently planned for 28 May, Scottish Golf has set up a new Frequently Asked Questions website page to support all Golf Clubs and Golfers in preparation for the return of golf.
To access our new Guidance for Golf Clubs and Golfers on returning to Golf in Scotland, please click here.
This page will continue to be updated on a regular basis to support everyone in the golfing community here in Scotland.
A. Yes – as long as they continue to meet the rules of CONGU and scorecards can be verified by an approved method. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for approved methods.
A. Once golf has resumed, the following groupings will be permitted to play Golf in Scotland:
A. If the driving range is indoor, or a combination of indoor and outdoor then the facility is not permitted to reopen in phase 1. If the driving range is fully outdoors (regardless of whether bays are covered or not) and if access to the bays can be controlled with physical distancing and all appropriate hygiene measures in place these could reopen.
Risk assessments would need to be completed to ensure all areas are safe i.e. surfaces cleaned between use, ball vending machines restricted, sanitisation measures active. Facilities should also check with their own insurers that they were covered to restart operations.