Elmira Golf Club COVID -19

2021 Information & Updates

Advanced Covid-19 Screening of All Players Must Be Completed Before Play or Practice Commences

Please Click Here To Complete Online or Form Can Also Be Completed On Our App

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 June 11th, 2021

 

All players must have a pre-booked tee-time. NO walk-ins or walk-ups. If coming to the practice range only all must have a scheduled practice range booking time. 

 

Golf Ontario is encouraging golfers to walk and 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.

 

https://www.elmiragolfclub.com/members-account

 

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

 

https://www.elmiragolfclub.com/guest-book-your-tee-time

 

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 self-quarantine and follow the guidelines of the province of Ontario 

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

  • Arrival 20-30 minutes maximum prior to your tee-time.

  • Please wait in the vehicle if early; however, no gathering in parking lot areas

  • Always maintain 6 feet physical distancing and wear a face covering where this is not possible outside and when interacting with any staff members 

  • Enter only along the pathway by the #10 tee or along the pathway along the #9 green and make your way directly to the Golf  Shop outside window check in (lining up 6' apart)

  • 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. 

  • Be prepared to be active screened at check in if asked. You may also go through the process of passive screening located on our App Elmira Golf or on our website under Home, prior to arrival. 

 

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 double doors and EXIT by making your way around the locker room hallway to the exit door West near the range ball machine. 

  • The Golf Shop is now open for retail with a maximum of 4 customers; however, all check in to proceed to the outside check in window.

  • 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 are not on course; however, we also “New” Port-o-lets set up between 9's at the clubhouse putting green.

  • Practice Green and Practice range open with tee-time up to 30 minutes prior.  For Practice only times, online booking system required.

 

Golf Carts / Pull Carts 

 

  • Two riders per cart with clear divider between riders, unless living at the same address (proof ID may be required). Masks are to be worn at all times while on a cart with someone not from your same household as per the new Ontario protocols. 

  • 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 for various reasons and you may be ask to tee-off of #10 on a specific day. 

  • Do not touch the Pin (flagstick): lever attached to pin (pin caddy), use a putter to lift the lever and the ball will roll out. 

  • Do not touch or share any equipment or any food & beverages

  • Rakes have been removed from bunkers, use your foot to keep sand smooth 

  • Ball washers, divot shovels, divot bottles, scoring supplies, on course washrooms, benches, and other touch points have been removed

  • 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.

  • Beverage cart is currently available weather pending.

  • 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. Maximum of 4 persons per table and masks required until seated. Reservations welcomed and required for groups of more then four living in the same household. 

 

Following Play

  • All players are to leave immediately following play unless visiting The Grill on the Green to pick up a take out order or wait to be seated on the patio.

  • 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

  • Lockers & Shower area facilities 

  • On the course washrooms at hole #6 and #3/#15 holes

  • Golf Shop water fountain

  • Inside dining in the Grill on the Green

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.

 

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Keep Safe

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