Letterkenny Golf & Social Club Return to Golf main points.

  1. The club will open for casual rounds of golf only from Monday 18th May (as per GUI/ILGU phase 1 protocol). The playing of a few casual practice holes without a tee time is not permitted at this time.

  2. All players must book a specific tee time through BRS system and booking is only available to current members.

  3. Timesheet will be opened for bookings from Friday 15th May @ 6pm with bookings up three days in advance being allowed thereafter.

  4. All member’s names must be entered in the BRS at time of booking in compliance with GUI Protocol for tracing and tracking purposes.

  5. Play is ONLY permitted to start from the 1st Tee irrespective of the amount of holes you wish to play, STRICTLY no cutting in at any other hole on the course.

  6. Members are requested to be mindful of others wanting to play the course and block booking of particular times/multiple rounds may result in a review of the number of rounds that can be booked in any one week.

  7. All members must have a time booked before arriving at the golf course.

  8. Play will initially be in 3-balls at 14-minute intervals.

  9. Practice net, practice putting green and practice area are closed.

  10. Players should proceed to the 1st Tee no earlier than 5 minutes before tee off time.

  11. Players should not approach a tee box until the players in front of them have left and

    vacated the tee box.

  12. The Clubhouse remains closed for now as per government policy.

  13. The ladies and gents’ toilets can be accessed via club house main entrance only, toilets adjacent to 10th tee will remain open.

  14. The Shop , dressing rooms and showers remains closed for now.

  15. Golf equipment retrieval from the lockers can be accommodated on a one-off basis by prior arrangement. (Contact Enda Mannion (087) 9644352).

  16. Golf Trolleys or buggies will not be available for hire in Phase 1.

  17. Players equipment including golf trolleys/buggies should be with the player at all times and not left at tee box while approaching another green, e.g. leaving trolley at 13th tee box when approaching 12th green.

  18. A ‘hook system’ attached to flags will facilitate easy golf ball retrieval from the holes on the golf course. Golfers are directed to leave the pin in the cup at all times and to avoid touching same.

  19. Bunkers are in play, all rakes are removed and we ask players to smooth the sand with their shoe or club.

  20. Juniors Members – MUST play in the company of a family member / adult.

  21. Reserved tee times for Ladies and Gents are suspended until further notice.

  22. Players are requested that in the event of lost a ball they move on to avoid any delays on the course.

  23. Responsibilities of Club Members during Phase 1

  24. Members who have been out of country in the past 14 days or have been asked to restrict their movement under HSE guidelines should not visit the Club.

  25. If you are feeling unwell or anyone you have been in close contact with has Covid please don’t come to the club.

  26. You should travel to the course by yourself or with family members only

  27. Bring your own hand sanitiser to the course and use regularly.

  28. Bring your own hydration and food to the course.

  29. Ensure that you have sufficient numbers of golf balls, markers, tees to avoid having to exchange equipment with others.

  30. Please park in a manner so as to facilitate physical distancing.

  31. Arrive at the Clubhouse no more than 15 mins before your reserved tee time.

  32. Resist the temptation to mingle prior to tee off (or after golf).

  33. Change shoes in the car park.

  34. Golfers are requested to take any rubbish home and dispose of in closed bins.

  35. Golfers are requested not to shake hands or bump elbows at the end of the round.

  36. Do not share equipment, food or drink with other players during your round.

  37. Do not pick up another player’s equipment or golf ball or attempt to retrieve equipment (lost balls etc) that is not yours.

  38. Members are requested that after their round they return directly to their car and leave the Club.

  39. Members can contact or email the club secretary with any post-round health issues or Covid-19 related queries.

  40. All of the above guidelines are subject to review/change at any time should circumstances change.

The Committee of Management would like to acknowledge the great work done by John Neely and the Greens Staff during the period of the closure and having the course in great shape for re-opening.

As from Monday 18th May 2020 the Defibrillator will be located in the entrance foyer of clubhouse and can be accessed via the main clubhouse entrance.

Letterkenny Golf Club is introducing a course marshal on a voluntary basis during Phase 1 to ensure GUI protocol compliance, we ask all members to respect and cooperate fully with our marshals in the best interest of health & safety and the prevention and spread on Covid-19.

Social Distancing must be observed at all times.
Stay safe and enjoy your golf.

Ed Margey/Celine Markey
Captain /Lady Captain