It was confirmed by England Golf today that threeball and fourball play can re-commence from Monday 1st June.

They recommend a minimum 10-minute interval between tee times.

Clubs may choose to run competitions provided social distancing and safety regulations can be strictly observed at all times.

This is the full statement from UK golf bodies:

“THE latest UK government adjustment of lockdown conditions now permits golf clubs in England to re-introduce the fourball format from Monday 1st June.  As part of a phased return to play, up to four golfers from four separate households may now play together in one single group from the above date.  For coaching in England, the impact of these changes remains unclear.  The PGA are working in collaboration with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf to seek confirmation.  Further guidance will be communicated once clarity can be provided.

Please note it is essential that golfers continue to strictly observe social distancing and safety regulations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.  All other industry guidelines pertaining to the playing of the game remain unchanged from those issued ahead golf’s phase one return on 13th May.  While COVID-19 remains a live threat in our communities, we would ask everyone involved in the game to act responsibly, show respect and protect the wellbeing of golfers, staff and volunteers.”

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