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Updated May 13, 2020, @ 9:25 a.m. EST

Opening Dates & Guidelines by Province

As provincial governments begin to announce their plans to re-open, golf courses have found themselves among the first group of businesses to get the green light with new guidelines and restrictions in place. Details below. 

British Columbia - open

  • BC Centre for Disease Control guidelines here

Alberta - open

  • Government guidelines here. 

Saskatchewan - open May 15

  • Government guidelines here*Please note: these have been extensively revised as of May 8, 2020. 

Manitoba - open

  • Government guidelines here (pg.27) 

Ontario - announcement expected May 14

  • Golf courses not allowed to open yet, but Ford announced on Friday, May 1, that they can "begin preparations to open". Details here

Quebec - open as of May 20

New Brunswick - open

  • Government guidelines here.

Nova Scotia 

  • Driving ranges permitted to be open as of May 1; golf courses must remain closed but operators can begin preparation to open. More to come. 

PEI - open

  • General government guidelines here.
  • Golf-specific guidelines here

Newfoundland & Labrador - open 

  • Government guidelines here.

PGA of Canada news:

May 6 - DCM PGA Women's Championship cancelled due to COVID-19

May 1 - COVID-19 Update: National Championships

May 1 - RBC PGA Scramble player registration postponed until May 15

April 27 - Level pivots to produce face masks, supporting local communities and PGA of Canada professionals in the process

April 23 - PGA of Canada Insider: New COVID-19 Resources

April 20 - PGA of Canada launches deferred education payment program

April 16 - Expanded Access to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

April 9 - PGA of Canada partners with Matchplay Golf Marketing to Offer Retail E-Commerce Solutions For Members

March 25 - Statement from We Are Golf about COVID-19

March 24 - RBC PGA Scramble COVID-19 Update

March 17 - PGA of Canada Statement on COVID-19

Industry news

May 1 - Nova Scotia relaxes COVID-19 restrictions to allow Nova Scotians to get outdoors

May 1 - Ford: Golf courses can begin preparations in Ontario

May 1 - 'It's official': Alberta golf courses allowed to open Saturday, must follow health guidelines

April 29 - Golf pro shops can open in Quebec on May 4

April 29 - Golf in Manitoba set to open May 4

April 24 - New Brunswick Golf Courses set to Re-Open

April 23 - Golf courses named in phase one of Saskatchewan “re-open”

April 20 - Open Opportunity Lost - SCOREGolf

April 16 - 2020 RBC Canadian Open cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic - Golf Canada

April 16 - PGA TOUR announces schedule adjustments for remainder of 2019-20 FedExCup season, releases fall portion of 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule -