Path Forward—Next Steps

As golf courses throughout the country get back to business, it’s important owners and operators have the tools they need to create and maintain a safe and healthy place for workers and customers. It goes without saying that NGCOA encourages all golf course owners and operators to follow local, state and federal laws; below you will find materials, guidance and other information related to getting your golf business back on track after COVID-19 closures.

Back2Golf: An Allied Golf Organization Initiative

As part of an industry-wide collaboration to lead the responsible return of golf in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the game’s allied organizations have established “Back2Golf,” a plan outlining operational guidelines for golf’s 16,000-plus facilities that adhere to nationally established protocols and best practices.

Resources referenced in the Back2Golf Initiative:

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