Dear Affiliated Club,
Following yesterday's announcement by the First Minister, Scottish Golf can confirm the following movement in Protection Levels from Monday 17 May.
Level 3: Moray is very likely to remain at Level 3. This decision will confirmed at the end of the week and we will inform all clubs as soon as possible.
Level 2: Mainland Scotland and islands not moving to Level 1 will move to Level 2.
Level 1: Orkney, Shetland, Na h-Eileanan Siar, all islands in Highland (except Skye) and the following islands within Argyll and Bute will move to Level 1 - Coll, Colonsay, Erraid, Gometra, Iona, Islay, Jura, Mull, Oronsay, Tiree and Ulva
We have received final approval from our partners at sportscotland and the Scottish Government on our updated guidance which is available here.
While there are no further changes to on-course activities, our updated guidance means that from Monday 17th May, the following changes will take place for clubs who can offer hospitality services.
In Level 2 areas:
All indoor hospitality may operate until 22.30.
Groups may consist of up to 6 people from 3 households.
Alcohol may be served (2-hour dwell time).
All outdoor hospitality may continue where groups of Over 18s may consist of up to 8 people from 8 households.
In Level 1 areas:
All indoor hospitality may operate until 23.00.
Groups may consist of up to 8 people from 3 households.
Alcohol may be served.
All outdoor hospitality may continue and groups of Over 18s may consist of up to 12 people from 12 households.
Please note that detail for all future levels remains indicative at this stage and could be subject to further relaxation or change. You can continue to keep up to date on all the latest COVID-19 updates on our dedicated webpage here.
Once again, we would like to thank all of our clubs and gofers across Scotland for your continued co-operation and adherence to the current guidance during these challenging times.
Karin Sharp, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Golf.