JUNE 1st 2020

Following the Welsh Government announcement on 29th May 2020, which will come into force at 8.00 a.m. on 1st June 2020, Pontypool Golf Club have updated the guidelines according to Wales Golf.

The Welsh Government states:

New ‘Local travel guidance ... 'as a general rule, for most people anything within about 5 miles of your home is considered local’.

The following groupings are allowed when playing golf and when travel is local.


INDIVIDUALS playing golf on their own.


  1. Two players from one household.

  2. Two players from different households


At the discretion of the golf club, play in groups of three or four-balls is permitted in the following forms:



  1. Three players from one household

  2. Two players from one household with one from another household



  1. Four players from one household

  2. Two players from one household with two from another household

  3. One player from one household and three from another household



Physical distancing guideline and industry guidelines must be adhered to before, during and after the round.

Congregating outside of two household groups is an offence under the new regulations.

Please note that all the regulations referred to above are from the Welsh Government.


Covid-19 new course guidelines
From 08.00 am on Monday 1st June members only may play.
Below are the protocols for playing golf that all members
will HAVE TO adhere to.



  • No access to clubhouse.

  • Social distancing in car park.

  • Members MUST ring the professional ext 2 to BOOK a tee time between 8.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.. Bookings must be made during these hours.

  • Only arrive at the club 10 minutes before tee time, change shoes in the car park, make yourself known to the professional through Proshop window and after golf leave immediately.

  • The putting green, practice area and academy will be closed to allow segregation of people.

  • Pro Shop not allowed to open.

  • The locker room will be closed except for one visit to collect clubs and emergency toilet facilities, one person in locker room at a time.

  • Trolley Shed will be open for members to keep trolleys but one person only in the trolley shed.

  • The outside of the club is marked out in two metre squares for social distancing. Please follow directional arrows.

  • Members can book a tee to play until 6.00 p.m.

  • Only one tee time per member – tee times will be at 10 minute intervals.

  • No block bookings allowed..

  • A member will be allowed to book up to three tee times a week if staggered.

  • If a member books a time, but fails to turn up and doesn’t inform the professional/secretary they might incur a penalty.

  • Members must start on the first hole only and not walk out on the course to start at other holes.

  • A notice on buggy compound gate notifying members that only one person at a time allowed in buggy compound.

  • Only one club buggy to be available and will be sanitised before and after use.

  • Members will be asked to respect the guidelines or disciplinary action may be taken.

  • Members are reminded that they play on the course at their own risk.

  • The professional is offering a click and collect service with any goods ordered left outside the shop during opening hours.

  • Any past members of the club who wish to empty their locker or pick up their trolley please make an appointment with the professional.


On behalf of the Board of Directors of Pontypool Golf Club

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