31 Mar Tips For Staying Safe Out on the Course
At Supreme Golf, we want to provide golfers with the most up-to-date information and make sure we prioritize our golfers’ safety as we navigate this global pandemic together. Golf might be a good escape to relax during these uncertain times and can be done safely.
With that being said, we wanted to provide information on course closures per the National Golf Foundation and tips from medical professionals on how to practice proper social distancing while out on the course, should you golfing.
According to the National Golf Foundation, 12 states have a state shelter in place implemented, thus temporarily closing courses. As of 3/31, those states are: Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennslyvania, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin. Please note: these states and the list are subject to change after the published date of this blog. Please check your state’s website for the most up-to-date information on Covid-19.
While other states like California, Hawaii, New York among others have various courses open depending on the county, we encourage referencing the golf course’s website when booking a tee time for any updates or information they have posted relating to Covid-19.
Please note: you might experience unexpected course closures for confirmed bookings due to Covid-19. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If this occurs, please contact us at [email protected].
For more information and the full link to the National Golf Foundation’s article on Covid-19, please click here.
If you choose to head out to golf, we wanted to provide the following tips to reduce unnecessary contact and to ensure we practice proper social distancing. Those tips are not limited to but include:
1. Go cashless, pay with a card or book online.
2. Walk instead of using a cart.
3. Stay six feet apart from any playing partners.
4. Leave the flagstick in.
5. Allow putts within 3 feet as gimmies for non-modified cups.
6. Use your foot to rake bunkers.
7. Bring your own water and avoid the course water stations.
8. Skip the post-round handshake.
9. Bring hand sanitizer and clean your hands often.
For more information on golfing during Covid-19, please check out this article written by our friends at Golf.com by clicking here.
Golf can be a relaxing change of pace and keeping our customers safe is very important. Make sure to keep up-to-date by checking news sources, your state and county websites and the golf course websites for relevant and the latest information on Covid-19.