Elmira Golf Club COVID -19

2021 Information & Updates

Below you will find….


  • A list of protocols current required for an open to play. Any changes mandated by the government will be updated here as we move toward the 2021 season.

  • All communication news posts by Elmira Golf Club related to the COVID-19 pandemic


COVID-19 Action plan at Elmira Golf Club updated as of July 16th, 2021


All players must have a pre-booked tee-time. NO walk-ins or walk-ups. 


Golf Ontario is encouraging golfers book as foursomes


Members – You may only use the on-line tee-on system for all bookings, edits, changes, and deletions. Easy access to tee-on on-line booking also in our App. Contact us for any assistance.




Guests – Online booking only is as easy as 1-2-3 to be able to have an account to book on-line. All you require is your name, email, and a couple of minutes to set up. Online payment per tee-time is currently an option after booking. Phone bookings are accepted; however, an email, phone numbers and full player names is required




What you need to know before arriving at Elmira Golf Club and during play:


In order to maintain the health and safety for you, our staff, and all others we require you to read the following rules and guidelines now in place. Anyone failing to comply with the rules will not be permitted to play. These guidelines will also be emailed to you each tee-time booking and are posted at entrances at Elmira Golf Club. 


  • Stay home if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or if you might or have been exposed to anyone with symptoms of COVID-19. Screen yourself prior to each arrival. 

  • If you have returned from travel outside of Canada within the last 14 days, you are to follow the quarantine guidelines of the province of Ontario 

  • Arrive with good hand hygiene. Hand sanitizer will also be provided in a number of key areas.

  • Arrival 30-45 minutes maximum prior to your tee-time.

  • No gathering in parking lot areas

  • Always maintain 6 feet physical distancing 

  • Only bottled water available $ (currently fountains are closed)

  • Groups may be matched up to round out foursomes in order to create spacing and full foursomes (No shows will be tracked accordingly and charges may apply)

  • Masks or face coverings required in all public spaces in the Region of Waterloo. At Elmira Golf Club this includes the entire clubhouse, washrooms, Golf Shop, Grill on the Green, Patio, Take out service areas including halfway and any time on the property you come in contact with a staff member or cannot maintain 6' of space.


Golf Check-in


  • Window check-in line outside Golf Shop for all golfers

  • Pre-payment, on account, credit card & debit tap options (please try to avoid using cash)

  • For washrooms please enter from Golf Shop front doors and maintain distancing  

  • The Golf Shop is now open for retail sales 

  • Daily weather updates and course instructions provided by Golf Shop & Starter staff

  • Scorecard & pencil available from Golf Shop attendant or download our Free Elmira Golf Club App to use the scorecard and GPS features.

  • Washroom facilities “New” Port-o-lets set up between 9's at the clubhouse putting green and at #5 Tee / #7 Green only 

  • Please maintain social distancing on all practice facilities 


Golf Carts / Pull Carts 


  • Two riders per cart (clear divider between riders as an option)

  • Maximum of 2 carts per tee-time, organize groups accordingly (Elmira Golf Club holds the right to extend an additional cart to a group if necessary and if supplies available)

  • Outline of all special rules/regulations posted on each cart

  • Following your round, please leave your cart with key, in the outlined cart cleaning area on the paved pathway right of the first tee.

  • Please dispose of your garbage in the available trash cans an recycling areas at cart cleaning area and remove all belongings. Elmira Golf Club is not responsible for items left behind. 

  • Please leave pull cart rentals in the cart cleaning area as noted above following your round

  • Please DO NOT leave any used carts in any other areas. 


During Play


  • Currently, the golf course is being played starting on #1 and finishing #18 if playing 9 holes, finishing on #9. This may change at anytime on any given day if required.

  • Recycling and trash can station available between 9’s and on specific areas of the course. Please only use stations to dispose of any trash. 

  • The Grill on the Green halfway will be in operation prior to golf and between nine opening daily at 9 am until dusk or 9 pm Monday to Sunday. The restaurant is only open at 11 on weekdays. 

  • Beverage cart is currently available weather pending


Following Play

  • Please only ENTER The Grill on the Green from the double door front entrance off the parking lot with mask for any take away orders or to be waited for seating on the patio or inside.

  • Alcohol is not permitted in the parking lot areas at any time (any alcohol not purchased from The Grill on the Green is not permitted anywhere at any time)

  • No gathering in the parking lot areas 

Closures currently in 2021

  • Shower area facilities 

  • On the course washrooms at hole #6 and #3/#15 holes; however, we do now have one port-o-let out between #5 tee and #7 green.

  • Golf Shop water fountain

Sanitizing and cleaning (Aegis Microbe Shield has been applied to below areas, many staff areas and more)

  • Each power cart, pull cart, range basket, staff equipment, stop sign handles on course, door handles, washroom areas, and check-in counter. All these items will continue to be sanitized after each use as well as range balls.

  • Available washroom facilities will continue to be sanitized frequently

  • Customer hand sanitizing stations available at entrances 


Together we can ALL, Keep SAFE, Keep 6’ SPACE, and Keep a 4-HOUR Pace. Golf is an individual sport; however, this is a TEAM effort and we are all on the Golf Team.


Thank you

The Elmira Golf Club 


Below you will find…


  • All 2021 communication news posts by Elmira Golf Club related to the COVID-19 pandemic


No Touch Online Features to assist our customers


  • Visit our online store to assist with any pre-paid items. These items can be ready for you at check-in, prior to tee-off.

  • Download our App, Elmira Golf, which includes features such as scorecard, GPS yardages, on-line tee-time booking, Grill order App & pay menu and more

  • Online booking through our website or App using the Tee-on Software.

  •   Online payment is now available with Visa or Mastercard through our safe and secure Moneris terminal.



Keep Safe

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