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    Play It Safe

We are open for play and have taken necessary steps to ensure your safety.

COVID-19 Best Practices for Golfers

While much of normal everyday life is being altered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the one thing that everybody should still be able to enjoy is the game of golf. Kentucky’s government has confirmed golf courses are excluded from the public-facing closures Governor Bashear announced on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 so golfers may continue to swing away. Below are a list of best practices courtesy of Kentucky PGA Members and Associates that outline how golfers can best enjoy the sport while being safe and courteous to others enjoying the environment.

  • Do not touch the flagsticks. The cups have been turned upside down. If your ball strikes the flagstick and comes to rest within a grip-length of the hole, deem it holed.
  • Bunker rakes have been removed. Smooth out any areas with your golf shoes after play.
  • Discard of your scorecard and pencil after play.
  • 1 golfer per cart to promote social distancing, or only ride with people you live with.
  • Think about walking rather than taking a golf cart.
  • Practice social distancing at all times. Staying at least six feet away from other people lessens your chances of catching COVID-19.
  • Water stations on the golf course have been removed indefinitely. Please get your complimentary bottle of water in the golf shop at check-in.
  • There are restrooms on hole #5 tee and hole #13 tee. Restroom code will be provided upon arrival.
  • The dining area in the golf clubhouse has been reduced to 33% capacity. Limited food and beverage options are provided in this outlet.
  • Play golf with your family! It’s one of the best ways to spend time together right now. Inquire with a golf shop professionals regarding our junior rates.
  • Visit www.kygolf.org or www.kycovid19.ky.gov for more information.

Griffin Gate Golf Club method of payment options are - Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Room Charge, Member Account Charge or Credit/Debit Card Charge. We accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. No cash accepted.

Steps You Can Take:

  • Download our mobile app so you can be in the loop with up-to-date information from the course.
  • Book your tee time online and avoid calling the course.
  • Text the course for the latest updates or with questions.

Golf Shop/19th Hole

Monday-Thursday: 7:45am - 6pm
Friday & Sunday: 7:15am - 6pm
Holidays: 7:15am - 6pm

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