2021 Season Update

By September 21, 2021News

The Ingersoll Golf Club Management Team would like to share our current plan including updates for golf during the 2021 season. As expected, for the safety and well-being of those arriving at Ingersoll Golf Club there will be several changes to normal operating procedures that we must enforce and follow. This is the outline of what we will use as precautionary measures. They will change over time in response to government regulations and as we gain more experience as the situation evolves. Currently the golf club is open with front 9 available for play with the full 18-hole course opening Friday, April 9.

Services at the Club

  • The Proshop will be open and will permit 1 group (max of 4 people) inside the shop at a time.
  • Please follow physical distancing guidelines while waiting in the queueing area marked outside the Proshop.
  • Purchases can be also made over the phone and curb-side pick-up available.
  • When available, takeout for on-course food & beverage service will be available by ordering through the beverage cart server. The beverage cart will be following the usual course route and will be available to deliver on course.
  • The driving range and the putting green will be available for practicing 15 minutes before your scheduled tee time.
  • The clubhouse dining room and bar will be open based on provincial restrictions and guidelines. The deck and patio areas will remain open if/when permitted with restrictions based on capacity. Please continue to practice physical distancing in all areas.
  • When the restaurant is open for the season, hours of operation for ordering food will be Monday through Friday 11am – 9pm and Saturday – Sunday from 11am – 8pm. Hours of availability may change depending on restrictions and weather, so to ensure menu service please call the dining room ahead. If capacity limits are in place, seating availability is on a first come first serve basis.
  • There will be increased cleaning and sanitation in the dining areas, all staff will be equipped with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and tables will be distanced at least 6 feet apart.If required, guests will be asked for contact information before being served.
  • Takeout from our All Day Menu will be available once the clubhouse dining room is open. Place your order by calling the Clubhouse Restaurant at (519) 485-4910 x 24. Last orders of the day will need to be placed 30 minutes before close. Our staff will coordinate pick up time based on volume of orders.
  • When using washroom facilities please enter through main doors, follow signage and exit using the doors in the men’s and ladies locker rooms.
  • Masks are mandatory in all areas of the clubhouse – Staff will refuse service to those that do not follow this rule.

Making a Tee Time

  • Please be aware that our walk-on tee time policy is suspended until further notice. This applies to both members and guests.
  • All players will have to have a confirmed tee time before entering the property
  • Tee times can be booked online www.ingersollgolf.com or by calling the Proshop (519)485-3030 x 25
  • The first tee will open at 7:00am daily and will close at 7:00pm
  • All holes are to be played in order. No exceptions will be made.

Arrival Process at the Club for Golfers with Booked Tee Times

  • Follow the parking instructions indicated upon entering.
  • Adhere to physical distancing practices at all times (minimum of 6 feet).
  • Golfers will be allowed access to the Club 25 minutes prior to their scheduled tee times.
  • Staff will not remove or load clubs or equipment from or into vehicles or onto carts.
  • Staff will not be washing golf clubs.
  • Members are responsible for getting and returning their own power caddies and three wheel carts. Staff will not be handling these items.
  • The range is available for a 15-minute warm up starting 25 minutes prior to your tee time. Please continue to practice physical distancing in this area. Depending on guidelines, staff may at anytime restrict access to the range to both members and guests.
  • Alternatively – The putting green will be accessible for 25 minutes but only to the next group on the 1st tee. Depending on guidelines, staff may at anytime restrict access to the range to both members and guests.
  • Golf Shop staff will be sanitizing all carts between played rounds. Power cart rental and seasonal cart packages are based on double occupancy. Members and guests will be charged for the additional seat in the cart if they choose to ride alone.
  • Pull carts will be available for rental and will be sanitized before and after each use.
  • On-course washrooms and water fountains are unavailable

On Course

  • Adhere to physical distancing practices at all times (minimum of 6 feet).
  • There will not be any bunker rakes, water fountains, shoe brushes, bag racks or ball washers on the course.
  • Divot boxes will not be on course. Please replace your own divots.
  • Play a preferred lie in the bunkers.
  • Flagsticks are not to be touched. Each pin will be fitted with a cup lid that allows safer retrieval of your ball from the cup by it not dropping to the bottom of the hole.
  • Staff will be spending extra time to maintain bunkers and top tee blocks with divot mix – if you have further concerns about course conditions, please speak with our management team.
  • Any person while driving or riding on an open-air vehicle on the property, must wear a mask or face covering in a manner that covers their mouth, nose and chin. Staff have the authority to enforce the aforementioned guidelines with the following exceptions for this regulation:
    • A child who is two years of age or younger
    • Anyone who has a medical condition that inhibits their ability to wear a mask or a face covering
    • Anyone who is unable to put on or remove their mask or face covering without the assistance of another person, needs to temporarily remove their mask or face covering for the purposes of health and safety, or is being accommodated in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and is being reasonably accommodated in accordance with the Human Rights Code.
    • All persons driving or riding on the vehicle are members of a single household

General Procedures

  • Adhere to physical distancing practices at all times (minimum of 6 feet).
  • Use hand sanitizer provided upon entering.
  • You must not arrive more than 25 minutes prior to your tee time.
  • Properly dispose of any used sanitary wipes or PPE in garbage bins provided.
  • If you do not abide by the Club’s COVID-19 protocols, you may be asked to comply or be required to leave. It is important for everyone to follow these protocols so the Club can keep the course open for all golfers to enjoy.
  • Additional, infractions will be subject to immediate review and possible suspension of privileges for members, guests and public players.


  • Club Staff will adhere to physical distancing practices at all times (minimum of 6 feet).
  • Proper hand hygiene and use of PPE, as appropriate, will be required to ensure that safe practices are followed.

Proof of Vaccination

Effective September 22, 2021 proof of vaccination will be required for indoor dining at the club.

Proof of vaccination is NOT required for the following:
  • to use a washroom/locker room
  • to access an outdoor area that can only be accessed through an indoor route
  • to make a retail purchase
  • while placing or picking up an order
  • while paying for an order
  • to purchase admission
  • as may be necessary for the purposes of health and safety
  • children under 12 years of age
  • patrons who are entering the indoor event space solely for the purposes of attending a wedding service, rite or ceremony

Further details about the Club’s COVID-19 protocols that will be required for us to operate during this pandemic will be available as we implement changes and procedures for staff and customer safety.

The health and safety of our customers and staff is our top priority at Ingersoll Golf Club. Therefore, strict adherence to our COVID-19 protocols is expected and required of all members, guests and golfers and will be strictly enforced by staff. Together, we will work for the safety of everyone at our Club.

Any concerns can be made to James Langford, Director of Operations via email jlangford@ingersollgolf.com


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