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Covid-19 Golfing Protocols at Carton House Golf

What to expect at Carton House Golf during Covid-19 times

In line with the government's level 5 restrictions and instruction from Golf Ireland, both courses at Carton House Golf are now closed until 2nd December. Please note our Golf Operations team are still on hand to assist you with any membership, society or event enquiries for 2021 and can be contacted on +353 (0)1 651 7715 or email here.

We are strictly following GUI and ILGU protocols during this time and doing our utmost to ensure the best possible golfing experience for you, our members and guests. Below are a few key points to note prior to visiting us for golf: 

  • As restrictions continue to be lifted, we would like to remind all golfers of the current guidelines which have been issued from the HSE, with particular regard to travel from countries outside of Ireland.  All persons returning from international travel are requested to restrict their movements for a period of 14 days from their date of return.  For further information regarding these restrictions, please read here.  

    In our efforts to continue to keep Carton House a safe golfing destination for all, including our own team, we would ask members and visitors to adhere to these HSE guidelines prior to booking a round of golf. Our priority is, and will continue to be, keeping our members, guests and colleagues as safe as possible. We appreciate your assistance in helping us achieve this. 

  • Golf bookings can still be made online or by phone and the courses are open to members, guests and visitors

  • The Pro-Shop is open - merchandise and a variety of confectionary, take away tea/coffee and snacks are available to purchase 

  • Registration is in the Pro Shop and we ask all golfers to adhere to social distancing when making your way inside 

  • Ideally, all transactions are to be paid with credit card however we are accepting cash too 

  • Clubhouse toilet facilities are open as well as on-course toilets. Changing rooms/locker rooms will remain closed until further notice. Please change your shoes etc. at your vehicle in the carpark. 

  • Golfers should not visit the Club if displaying any symptoms of Covid-19 or if feeling unwell. 

  • Arrive at the Clubhouse no more than 20 minutes before your reserved tee-time

  • The putting and chipping greens are open for warm up prior to your round

  • Pull trollies, rental sets and buggies are available.  Please note that a one person one buggy rule applies unless playing from the same household

  • All rakes have been removed from the courses and a local rule is in place that permits placing your golf ball in any bunker on the course 

  • Golfers are requested to personally dispose of any rubbish in the bins at the Clubhouse

  • Please observe physical distancing at all times on the course.  Do not enter the next teeing ground until the all members of the group in front have played their tee-shots and exited the teeing ground. Do not exchange or share equipment, food or drink with other players during your round. Do not pick up another player’s equipment or golf ball.

  • If your ball is lost, unplayable, or in a penalty area, don’t take an option under the rules that involves doubling back on your position on the course. Instead, use an option that allows you to keep your position on  the course.

  • Golfers are directed to leave the pin in the cup at all times and to avoid touching same

  • Golfers are asked to call or email the Club with any post-round health issues or Covid-19 related queries

  • Any golfer wishing to experience The Carriage House or Members Lounge is recommended to have a reservation to do so. All bookings should be made here in advance.  Walk in's are welcome on a first come first served basis.