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Golf clubs, courses and facilities are now closed.

Golf Clubs (COVID-19) Updates from England Golf

IN ORDER to provide clarification for golf clubs following on from the Prime Minister’s statement of 23 March, we are able to inform you of the following:

  • For security and essential maintenance purposes, greenkeeping staff can still attend work.

All work must be carried out in strict accordance with government guidelines on social distancing.

The Government has outlined significant support for businesses and workers, to help protect against the financial impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Find details of the extended financial package below:

Golf Industry Support – Extended Financial Package

The Sport and Recreation Alliance have FAQs for business support. Access this below:

Sport and Recreation Alliance Business Support FAQs

The GCMA, PGA, BIGGA and R&A have issued golf industry guidelines to help clubs make contingency plans for their business.

This document details how best to prepare for a health emergency and possible staffing shortages.

Golf Industry Guidelines

The Sport and Recreation Alliance have also published guidelines for good governance. Access this below:

Sport and Recreation Alliance Guidelines

England Golf’s Club Support Officer network is on hand to help clubs with support and advice at this time.

Find your Club Support Officer

This remains a fluid situation and advice and guidance to clubs may change according to government and expert advice.