As many of you have heard, Gov. Scott has finally turned the spigot to allow golf courses to open as of May 7th, 2020. We have been out on the course getting it ready for play in addition to implementing what the new state guidelines are. Below you will find Guidelines for Safe Golf Operations in Vermont. We will be following these guidelines, please prepare yourself accordingly. It is important to note that only players currently residing in VERMONT will be allowed to play. For your convenience, EZ- lyft ball retrievers have been installed on each flagstick. Simply use your putter head to lift the ball out of the hole.
- You must have a tee time to be able to play we will not be allowing any walk-in play at this time.
- At this time, we will be offering a limited supply of snacks and beer to be purchased for on course delivery. You must call your order in and pay by credit card or you can purchase Copley credits. For example, you can call us and we can add any amount to your credit account for future use.
- The restrooms will be open and cleaned frequently. The Clubhouse will be closed.
If you have any questions, please let us know.
This is new for all of us, we thank you for your patience as we navigate this “new normal”.
Guidelines for Safe Golf Operations:
- People who feel sick or have someone at home who is sick should stay at home. Positive tests must self-quarantine for a minimum of 14 days
- All people must adhere to State and Federal guidelines upon entering the property
- ALL tee times reservations and greens fee and cart payments must be made online or over the phone – PRO SHOP AND CLUBHOUSE AREAS SHALL BE CLOSED
- Customers and members not utilizing the practice areas are encouraged to stay in their car until ten (10) minutes before their tee time. Players should go directly to the first tee or practice facility when leaving their car. Golfer must bring their equipment (clubs, push cart) to the facility and it cannot be touched by anyone else. Pack in, pack out.
- Practice putting green, driving range, and chipping areas are permitted when staffed to enforce social distance guidelines. All touch points will be removed to include modifications to the holes to eliminate touches.
- Golf course staff will monitor the teeing area to disallow congregating around the 1st tee
- Strict social distancing shall be in effect. Golf course staff shall verbally explain social distancing and other procedures to players and/or post signage explaining social distancing and other procedures
- Tee time intervals must be at least 15 minutes between groups
During the Round
- Groups are restricted to no more than four (4) players at a time
- Golf cart usage is limited to one player per cart. Players are encouraged to walk
- All golfers must use their own clubs; no sharing, storing, valet service, or renting of clubs is allowed
- Flagsticks must remain in the hole. It is required that hole liners be raised so that players do not have to pick the ball up out of the hole
- Bunker rakes, ball washers, trash cans, penalty area stakes, sand containers, water coolers, scorecards, pencils, and all other touch points on the course shall be removed
- Food and beverage service and all F&B outlets are subject to State regulations at all times while patrons are on the property.
- Players utilizing a cart shall drive it to a designated area and remove all trash and personal belongings from the cart
- All players shall go directly from the last green to their cars. Club cleaning and club storage will not be permitted.
- Golf course staff shall monitor parking lot areas to ensure no post-round congregating or tailgating
- Golf course staff shall disinfect golf cart interiors and touch points after the golfer completes their round. Golf carts shall be stored in a designated area separate from patron access.