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Santa Clara County Parks Golf Course Protocol Under Covid-19

In addition to the Social Distancing Requirement placed by the County Order, the following policies and expressed procedures must be adhered to at all times by everyone on the golf course property. Golf course staff will be present to assist with and monitor compliance with the current guidelines listed below. These are the minimum guidelines required of the facilities. This Protocol is subject to change, based on updated State or County directives related to COVID-19 .
 
Players who repeatedly fail to adhere to the requirements will be asked to leave the property.
 
Hours of operation will be limited to ensure social distancing and the Health Order compliance can be properly monitored. Golf may start as early as daybreak and will end thirty minutes prior to sunset, at which time the course will be cleared.
Online reservations and prepayment of fees will be encouraged, allowing for an interaction free transaction. All other fees will be paid with credit cards (self-swipe) only.

Social distancing must be maintained throughout the golf experience by all persons who are not members of the same household. This includes but is not limited to:
  • per State order, play is "singles, with carts" (you must arrive in separate cars and maintain social distance throughout play including one cart per person).
  • Signage and distance marking will be provided in buildings to maintain social distance requirements
  • No more than two customers in a building at one time
  • Practice putting and chipping greens are available for warm up only, limited to four players at a time, at least 6 feet apart
  • Continuous putting is required, recommended one player on the tee and putting green at a time, at least 6 feet apart
  • Driving range stalls will meet minimum social distancing requirements, rubber tees will be removed
  • Players must exit the property immediately after completing play, no gatherings allowed
  • Loitering in parking lot or on the property is prohibited
  • Restaurants will be closed with a limited (to-go) food and beverage menu
  • Restrooms will be limited to use by one person at a time, signs will be posted reminding players to wash their hands
Sanitary practices should be maintained throughout the golf experience. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Rakes will be removed from bunkers
  • Cups will be raised so balls will not need to be retrieved
  • Flags will not be touched or removed from cups
  • Ball washers and water fountains will be covered
  • Sanitizing stations will be provided at key points throughout the facility, including driving range, check-in area and any frequent touch points
  • Benches will be covered or removed
  • Range buckets will be collected and sanitized prior to each use
  • Sanitizing solution will be added to range ball washers
  • Practice putting green flags will be removed and cups turned upside down
  • Restrooms will be regularly sanitized and sanitizing agents will be provided for customer use
  • Pencils and scorecards will be discarded after single use
  • Posting scores will not be available on site
  • Scorecard distribution boxes will be covered
  • Pull carts will be sanitized prior to each use
Compliance, Enforcement and Consequences if Protocol is Not Observed
Staff will be on course throughout the day to enforce all required protocol. Players observed out of compliance will be reminded to adhere to all protocol. Players who repeatedly ignore these requirements will be required to leave the property.

Additionally:
  • Golf cart rental is available on a first come first serve basis with one person per cart maximum
  • No merchandise will be sold
  • Organized events and gatherings are not allowed.
  • Tee times are available to be booked online and by phone
  • Employees will wear face masks as part of their required uniform and gloves will be required in customer contact positions
  • Signage will be placed appropriately throughout the golf property reminding players of all requirements
  • Staff will be on the golf course throughout the day to enforce all requirements
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