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Massachusetts Golf Course Re-Opening Information

Massachusetts is currently under the Phase 2 guidelines for golf.


  • The following are eligible to reopen in Step Two of Phase II as of Monday, June 22:
    • Indoor table service at restaurants
    • Close contact personal services, with restrictions
  • Clubhouse, pro shop, and other common areas open
  • Minimum 12 minutes between group tee times
  • Driving Ranges and Practice Areas open
  • Use of driving range, putting green and other practice facilities must follow social distancing protocols and must require use of masks or face coverings
  • Modify driving range hitting areas to ensure a minimum 6-feet of separation between players
  • Hole liners must be raised or otherwise adjusted so that players do not reach into the hole to retrieve a ball
  • “Shotgun” starts that result in multiple groups of golfers finishing at the same time are prohibited
  • Use of caddies or bag handlers is prohibited
  • Pro shops: must follow sector-specific standards for retail stores (click here)
  • Restaurants: follow Phase 2 sector-specific standards (click here)