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Old Ranch Country Club Golf Course reopened

As part of the City of Seal Beach’s Roadmap to Recovery that was presented to the Seal Beach City Council and members of the public on April 27, 2020, and the Orange County Board of Supervisor’s recommendations on April 21, the Golf Course at the Old Ranch Country Club has been reopened as of May 1, with certain restrictions.

Golf Course Open (no Clubhouse, Pro Shop, pool, gym, etc.)

  • Golf Course Access open Monday – Sunday (6:30am to 6:00pm).
  • In order to play you must have a reserved tee time.
  • Tee times may be booked no more than one day in advance and by phone only.
  • No member can book more than one tee time (4 players) per day.
  • No more than 4 players per group – no exceptions.
  • All tee times must include the names of all players – no exceptions. TBD’s will not be permitted.
  • Members are instructed to not arrive more than 10 minutes before their scheduled tee time, and to leave immediately following the completion of their round.
  • Guests are permitted, but on a limited basis.
  • Walk-on play will not be permitted.
  • Tee times will be spread 15 minutes apart. Groups may not tee-off until the entire group in front of them has cleared the green.

GOLF COURSE MITIGATION MEASURES:

  • 6-foot social distancing must be maintained at all times.
  • Face masks are required to be worn at the Club at all times, including on the golf course.
  • Golfers are not to congregate or linger in any area of the Club before, during, or
    after their round including the staging area or the first tee.
  • Staff will monitor (while wearing face mask and gloves) access to course at 1st tee and communicate required compliance of all golf course access protocols.
  • Driving Range, practice putting greens and practice short-game area is closed at this time.
  • Golf carts are unavailable at this time until further notice.
  • Walking is permitted with the use of a personal push cart.
  • Ball washing stations, trash cans, benches and water stations have been removed from the golf course.
  • Flag sticks have been removed.
  • Rakes in bunkers have been removed.

ADDITIONALLY:

  • All staff while on property will adhere to City’s order requiring face coverings.
  • 6-foot social distancing must be maintained at all times.
  • Clubhouse will remain closed to member access at this time.
  • The Clubhouse dining rooms, bars, fitness room, locker rooms, meeting rooms, and pool will remain closed at this time under the state and country orders.
  • All exterior patio tables and chairs have been removed at this time.
  • Snack bar will be available for to-go service Monday – Sunday (8am to 5pm).
  • Family meals to-go will be offered Wednesday – Saturday. Call in only orders will be taken. Pick-up times are scheduled for 3pm – 5pm. Members arrive at their scheduled time and remain in their car. Staff loads the meal while wearing a face mask and gloves.
  • No golf tournaments at this time until further notice.

This article was released by the City of Seal Beach.