Where can you play golf right now? Here’s a handy state-by-state guide

March 26, 2020

If you are wondering just exactly what the rules are when it comes to playing golf in your state amid the COVID-19 pandemic — or wondering how your state’s rules compare to others — we have you covered. Well, actually, it’s the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America that has you covered.

The GCSAA created a handy state-by-state guide on current regulations for every state, and they’ll update it daily at 5 p.m. Scroll down to find out what you need to know about playing golf in your state right now.

ALABAMA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

ALASKA

Season has not started

ARIZONA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Preempted by state

ARKANSAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

CALIFORNIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Counties may restrict play

COLORADO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Denver closed for play; maintenance allowed

CONNECTICUT

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

DELAWARE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

FLORIDA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Several county and city courses have closed play but are allowing maintenance

GEORGIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Stay at home orders upcoming in Savannah and parts of Atlanta

HAWAII

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

IDAHO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending

ILLINOIS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

INDIANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

IOWA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

KANSAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Some cities are preventing play; seeking clarification on maintenance

KENTUCKY

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

LOUISIANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

MAINE

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

MARYLAND

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

MASSACHUSETTS

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Town Boards of Health may restrict maintenance

MICHIGAN

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending

MINNESOTA

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

MISSISSIPPI

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

MISSOURI

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Local considerations: Seeking clarification from Governor and KC mayor

MONTANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NEBRASKA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NEVADA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NEW JERSEY

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NEW MEXICO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending

NEW YORK

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending

NORTH CAROLINA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

NORTH DAKOTA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

OHIO

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Play must comply with Governor EO

OKLAHOMA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

OREGON

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

PENNSYLVANIA

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

RHODE ISLAND

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

SOUTH CAROLINA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

SOUTH DAKOTA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Local restrictions may be forthcoming

TENNESSEE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

TEXAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Counties may restrict play

UTAH

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Cities may restrict play

VERMONT

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending

VIRGINIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

WASHINGTON

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

WEST VIRGINIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

WISCONSIN

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

WYOMING

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes

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