Following the First Minister’s update on Thursday 9 July, we are now in a position to provide all Clubs with updated Phase 3 FAQ’s as Scotland continues to progress with easing of lockdown restrictions.
This page will continue to be updated on a regular basis to support everyone in the golfing community here in Scotland.
Yes, members who are in the highest risk (shielding) group outlined by the Government can return to play as outlined in Phase 3, however the restrictions for individuals in this category are slightly different and could impact the size of group in which a shielding member can play.
Categories are outlined here.
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 3. 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.