Northants Golf

Play SAFE and Stay SAFE

The UK Government has announced that golf will be able to resume in England on Wednesday 13 May 2020.

Under government rules released on 11 May, the following groupings will be permitted upon resumption of play:

Individuals playing golf on their own.

Two-balls comprising of individuals from different households

At the discretion of the golf club, members of the same household playing in two, three or four-balls.


England Golf has produced a series of ‘Play Safe, Stay Safe’ guidelines to enable our golfers, clubs and counties to prepare in advance for golf’s return.

The five areas covered in comprehensive detail are as follows:



Business Support

Preparing your facility

Playing the game

We have built a robust framework for clubs and continue to collaborate with the other home nations, The R&A and industry associations to ensure a responsible and organised return to playing the game.

Guidance may require to be re-issued as government measures to combat COVID-19 are reviewed and updated.

England Golf has worked with The R&A, home nations, PGA and other industry associations to provide the following two guidance documents for everyone involved in the game nationally


Operational guidance

Playing the game framework

England Golf has also developed comprehensive support documents to help clubs prepare for when it is safe for golf to return

Volunteers framework

Business support framework

Preparing your facility framework

Communications framework

Play Safe Stay Safe Social Media Assets

Download the Play Safe Stay Safe social media assets here

Play Safe Stay Safe White Poster

View the Play Safe Stay Safe alternative colour-way poster

For the players, the clubs, the game

We proudly support thousands of clubs and players across the country and we always welcome everyone, whatever stage they’re at in their golfing life.

+44 [0] 1526 354 500

England Golf
The National Golf Centre
The Broadway
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire, LN10 6PU


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