Golfer Guidelines | Safe Play Procedures

UPDATED: OCT 15th 2020
Oakridge Golf Club
Golfer Guidelines | Safe Play Procedures

Thank you for enjoying Oakridge Golf Club during the 2020 golf season.  Just like you, we are excited to play the game we all love. To do this safely, and in compliance with the Government of Ontario Health Guidelines, we are asking all golfers for their continued support. Please remember to always use physical distancing on and around the golf course, including the parking lot. The minimum distance required by law is 2 metres.  We encourage 10 feet wherever possible.  You must wear a mask when entering the Pro Shop and washrooms (locker facilities).

WHAT OAKRIDGE IS DOING FOR YOUR SAFETY
  • All tee times must be pre-booked (walk-on golfers are not permitted)
  • Same day bookings will be booked based on availability
  • Credit Card is required to secure tee times (prepayment is not required/your card will not be charged when making a tee time)
  • Member account and/or credit card on-file is required; we are not accepting cash in the Pro Shop
  • The Pro Shop is Open.  We are operating a “Step-Up + In” modified model for check-in and payment on site
  • It is required (no exceptions) that golfers wear a mask during check-in; thank you in advance.
  • Power carts will be available for pick up outside the Pro Shop
  • Power carts will be sanitized and washed before each use
  • Once you’re group is prepared, proceed to the “ready for golf” area
  • Increased hand washing and sanitizing measures are in place
  • We will increase the frequency of disinfecting high contact areas
  • Payment machines will be disinfected before and after use
  • Washrooms will be sanitized and disinfected frequently
  • All staff will self-check and sign off before beginning their shift
  • All staff are provided PPE equipment and safety instructions on how to wear and use it and trained to maintain 10 feet distancing
  • Food and beverage will be delivered by a roving cart on the course
  • The Patio is open for dining and beverages 11am-9pm.
  • Private alcohol is not permitted by law; AGCO laws will be enforced

BOOKING TEE TIMES
  • Tee Times may be booked by calling the pro shop at 905.985.8390
  • Online tee times https://www.golfoakridge.com/bookteetimes
  • All golfers must have a tee time prior to arrival
  • We encourage golfers to reserve for 2 or 4 golfers
  • Twosomes may be paired up for play
  • Walk-ons are not permitted (please do not arrive without a tee time)
  • Power carts are available; walkers are welcome
  • Modern Gold Members may reserve 14 days in advance
  • Afternoon | Evening Members may reserve 10 days in advance
  • All golfers may book 7 days in advance (prepayment is required)
  • Same day bookings are possible by contacting the pro shop
  • We require 24 hour notification for cancellation/reduction in golfers
  • If the course is deemed unplayable due to inclement weather you will not be charged (refer to rain check policy)

POWER CART RENTALS
  • Single rider (one rider/one bag per cart) applies
  • Shared power cart (two riders/two bags) is permissible only when golfers are from the same household (ID required)
  • If you have an early morning tee time, we suggest that you bring your own towel to dry the dew off the cart seat and roof as required
  • We kindly ask that golfers deposit all packaging and garbage in the bins provided in the “power cart return area” after their round.
  • PLEASE DO NOT LITTER THROUGHOUT THE GOLF COURSE
  • Garbage cans are provided on every tee for your use
DRIVING RANGE
  • The Driving Range is CLOSED for the season

PULL/PUSH CARTS
  • You must bring your own pull/push cart; rentals will not be available

RENTAL CLUBS
  • You must bring your own clubs; rental clubs will not be available

ARRIVING AT THE GOLF COURSE

  • Arrive at the golf course no earlier than 20 minutes prior to tee time
  • Upon arrival, proceed to the Pro Shop to complete the check-in
  • Power carts are available in the “pick up area”
  • Assemble in the “ready for golf” area once all golfers are prepared
  • Our starter will invite you to the “next on tee” area
  • Access to the putting green before tee off is available
  • We have a no-touch cup device unique to our facility to ensure your enjoyment and safety when putting (you will be able to sink putts)

ON THE COURSE
  • PLEASE DO NOT LITTER ON THE COURSE
  • Washrooms will be available before play, during play and after play
  • On-course washrooms are available between the 9th and 10th holes as well as on 14th tee (single occupancy policy).  The on course washroom between the 4th and 5th holes is now closed (Oct 15th).
  • Ball washers have been removed from teeing areas
  • We recommend bringing your own towel and sanitizer for cleaning golf balls and your golf equipment.
  • Bunker rakes have been removed from play; please use lift and place (prefered lie) in the bunker and smooth out when finished 
  • The pin (flagpole on green) will have a unique “sink putts safely lift with putter” putting extractor and golfers will not touch the pin
  • Return power cart to cart return area and empty all garbage and recycling into bins provided (thank you in advance)

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICES
  • Food and beverage will be provided by a roving cart on the course
  • Sandwiches, prepackaged snacks and cold beverages will be served
  • The Clubhouse Patio is CLOSED for the season
  • Private alcohol is not permitted by law; AGCO laws will be enforced

RAIN CHECK POLICY
  • The rain check policy is based on holes unable to be played
  • If/when inclement weather creates an unplayable scenario, we will provide rain checks
  • Cancellation of tee times due to forecast will be subject to our cancellation policy and prepayment procedure

PUTTING
  • We have a proprietary "sinks putts safely" device that will allow you to putt the ball into the hole. Do not touch the flag stick.

SCORECARDS
  • Scorecards are available at the course on the 1st tee
  • Our scorecard is also available for you to print prior to arrival from our website Oakridge Printable Scorecard
Thank you in advance for returning to Oakridge Golf Club.
Your shared commitment to safety is valued and appreciated.  See you soon…


UPDATED: OCT 15th 2020
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35 Lauren Road, Port Perry, Ontario, Canada L9L 2A7
905.985.8390