25th June 2020
The GUI and ILGU have published details of how golf will operate from June 29th should the government confirm this week that Phase 3 can commence under the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business,
Golf ‘s Protocol, in Phase 3, has been relaxed considerably to permit clubs to include four-balls on their timesheets at 10-minute intervals. Competitions are now permitted, both closed and open with visitors allowed to pay green fees and compete in open competitions.
These measures were approved this week by the Return to Sport Expert Group.
Restaurants and bars (operating as restaurants) may also re-open under strict guidelines. Guidance from Failte Ireland is available below pertaining to Restaurants/Cafes and Bars:
- Restaurants and Cafes: https://failtecdn.
azureedge.net/failteireland/ Guidelines-for-Re-opening- Restaurants-and-Cafes.pdf
- Bars: https://failtecdn.
azureedge.net/failteireland/ Guidelines-for-Re-opening- Pubs.pdf
The Protocol sets out the basis on which golf can be played in a safe manner, during Phase 3 of the Government’s Roadmap. Golfers are expected to observe the underlying public health guidance, set out at: www.hse.ie/coronavirus/