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
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

ALASKA

Season has not started
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

ARIZONA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Preempted by state
Need more info? Contact Jeff Jensen – [email protected]

ARKANSAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact John Walker – [email protected]

CALIFORNIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Counties may restrict play
Need more info? Contact Jeff Jensen – [email protected]

COLORADO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Denver closed for play; maintenance allowed
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

CONNECTICUT

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

DELAWARE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

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
Need more info? Contact Ralph Dain – [email protected]

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
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

HAWAII

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Jeff Jensen – [email protected]

IDAHO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

ILLINOIS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

INDIANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

IOWA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

KANSAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Some cities are preventing play; seeking clarification on maintenance
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

KENTUCKY

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

LOUISIANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

MAINE

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

MARYLAND

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

MASSACHUSETTS

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Town Boards of Health may restrict maintenance
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

MICHIGAN

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

MINNESOTA

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

MISSISSIPPI

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

MISSOURI

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Local considerations: Seeking clarification from Governor and KC mayor
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

MONTANA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

NEBRASKA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

NEVADA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Jeff Jensen – [email protected]

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

NEW JERSEY

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

NEW MEXICO

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Need more info? Contact John Walker – [email protected]

NEW YORK

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

NORTH CAROLINA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

NORTH DAKOTA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

OHIO

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Play must comply with Governor EO
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

OKLAHOMA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact John Walker – [email protected]

OREGON

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

PENNSYLVANIA

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

RHODE ISLAND

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

SOUTH CAROLINA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

SOUTH DAKOTA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Local restrictions may be forthcoming
Need more info? Contact Steve Randall – [email protected]

TENNESSEE

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Ron Wright – [email protected]

TEXAS

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Counties may restrict play
Need more info? Contact John Walker – [email protected]

UTAH

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Local considerations: Cities may restrict play
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

VERMONT

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Pending
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

VIRGINIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

WASHINGTON

Is golf open for play? Pending
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

WEST VIRGINIA

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Kevin Doyle – [email protected]

WISCONSIN

Is golf open for play? No
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Shane Conroy – [email protected]

WYOMING

Is golf open for play? Yes
Is golf course maintenance allowed? Yes
Need more info? Contact Dave Phipps – [email protected]

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