Whistler Golf Club COVID-19 (coronavirus) Precautions

The course and Range are now open! During these times we hope that golf can become a way for people to enjoy some fresh air and socialization (although at a distance), and have implemented the following changes to our operations in order to keep our staff and guests safe.

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By booking your tee time you are responsible for everyone in your group understanding these mandatory policies. please ensure all our your guests have familiarized themselves with these new policies prior to their arrival at our property.

General Information and procedure

  • If you have travelled outside of Canada, you are not permitted at our facility until you have self-isolated for a minimum of 14 days.
  • If you are feeling unwell in any way, please do not come to our facility.
  • If you live in a household with someone who has COVID-19 or is showing symptoms of COVID-19, please do not come to our facility.
  • Please practice social distancing at all times (6ft apart from each other) NO handshaking, NO hugging etc.
  • Do not handle each other’s golf balls, tees, ball markers etc.
  • Please bring your own water as we will not be providing any and will have no place for you to fill up your water bottles at this time.
  • The restrooms at the clubhouse will be open and will be sanitized hourly.
  • No walk ins. Times must be booked online or by phone prior to playing.
  • Non-golfing spectators are not permitted on course or at the range at this time

  • On Arrival:

  • No outside alcohol is permitted. Anyone caught with outside alcohol will be asked to leave.
  • Please do not arrive more than 20 minutes before your tee time. If you arrive earlier, stay in your vehicle.
  • We will not be providing, tees, towels, pencils, water, coolers or sand bottles at this time.
  • We are limiting the number of guests allowed in the golf shop/restroom area via our rear door. While you wait, please respect the ground marking showing where you should form a line.
  • Concession items (bottled drinks, chips, chocolate bars) will be available as take out only from the clubhouse at check-in. The beverage cart and halfway hut will NOT be available during your round.
  • We will not be taking your clubs from you upon arrival as we normally would. Please bring your bag to our cart staging area and place it our your chosen, pre-sanitized power or pull cart. For any guests with reduced mobility, please speak to a staff member and we will be glad to help you with your bag.
  • For retail purchases, please be prepared to pay with credit or debit as we will not be accepting cash. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, Discover, and JCB. All sales final in Pro Shop.

  • At The Range

  • Range hours are 10:30 AM to 6 PM daily, starting May 15.
  • We will not be offering shuttle service to and from our driving range. It will take approximately three minutes to walk there, and we welcome you to take a pull cart to make the travel easier. Unfortunately our power carts cannot make the trip.
  • Please follow directional arrows as you enter and exit the range.
  • To promote social distancing, only alternate stalls are open. Please respect signage.
  • Stalls are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Space at the Range is not guaranteed.
  • Guests may be limited to 100 balls per visit during peak times.
  • Unfortunately, non-golfing spectators are not allowed at this time.

  • On course:

  • There will be no bunker rakes, ball washers, or garbage bins on course. Please take home any garbage and recycling.
  • The washrooms on holes 5 and 14 will be open and sanitized hourly. The washroom on hole 9 will be CLOSED.
  • Staff will be raking bunkers throughout the day. All golfers may improve there lie within one club length.
  • Soil and seed bottles will not be available. Please replace your divots.
  • Do not touch another players club.
  • Do not touch or move the flagstick. FLAGSTICKS STAY IN AT ALL TIMES. Anyone seen removing the flagstick will be asked to leave the property.
  • Cups are shallow to allow for easy access to ball once it enters the cup.
  • Power carts are available, but may not be shared unless with two players from the same household. No ride-alongs at all.
  • No on course food and beverage will be available.
  • Our water stations will not be in use. Please plan ahead and fill your re-usable bottle at home.
  • Should you need to use an on-course restroom, please make use of the hand sanitizer upon entry and exit.
  • For scorekeeping and GPS, we encourage guests to use our free app.

  • After Your Round:

  • Please proceed directly to your car. The deck at Palmer’s is closed until further notice

  • We will keep this page updated as changes occur. Last update: May 16, 2020

    For additional information and traveller resources, click HERE to see the daily update from Tourism Whistler.

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