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This page has been created to provide the latest information on the reopening of Mytime Active Golf Courses. We know that your visits will feel very different for some time and ask you to read all the information on this page carefully before you visit.

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We are pleased to be in a position to get our golfers back on the greens and looking forward to welcoming you back safely and in accordance with the social distancing measures.  The dates for our courses to reopen are as follows;

📅 Saturday 16th May

  • Bromley Golf Centre
  • High Elms Golf Course
  • Orpington Golf Centre (Cray Valley Only)
  • Dibden Golf Centre
  • Hatchford Brook Golf Centre
  • Pype Hayes Golf Course

📅 Wednesday 20th May

  • Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course
  • Southampton City Golf Course
  • Boldmere Golf Course
  • Lickey Hills Golf Course

📅 Saturday 23rd May

  • Cocks Moors Woods Golf Course
  • Harborne Church Farm Golf Course

Due to unforseen circumstances Barnehurst Golf Centre will not be opening on Saturday 23rd May. We are working to reopen the course as soon as possible.

If you are a member, there is no need to take any action, your membership it will be automatically reactivated from Saturday 16th May so you can get straight back to playing golf. If you pay monthly, your next membership payment will automatically be taken by direct debit on Monday 1st June. This payment will include only 7 days for May to offset the closure in March  If your membership is pre-paid in advance, your membership will be automatically extended to cover period of closure (54 days).

All members are entitled to book and play at any of our golf courses until 1st June 2020.

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What we are doing to ensure you can play golf safely?

We have made a series of changes to the course and rules of play to ensure our staff and everyone playing golf can do so safely:

Below are a series of rules and changes to the normal experience at our courses being put in place to ensure our players can enjoy playing golf safely.

Implementing New Booking & Playing Rules

  • Please do not visit the course if you are showing any symptoms of Coronavirus (temperature, cough or difficulty breathing). You will be asked to leave the course and return home.
  • All visits must be pre-booked and where applicable, pre-paid online
  • Bookings available for up to 2-balls with 1 person not from your household
  • Individual bookings for available
  • 3 or 4-balls will not be allowed
  • Please only use your own equipment and balls
  • Arrive no more than 10 minutes prior you tee-time and depart straight after your round
  • Please refrain from handshakes or exchange of scorecards
  • Always remain 2 metres apart
  • Wear golf glove (if possible 2) during visit to the golf course
  • The flags must remain in at all times
  • The ball is considered holed if the ball is below the level of the putting green
    • The pin hole liner will be adjusted, meaning the ball cannot fall below the surface
  • Only 1 person per buggy
  • Putting greens will be given priority for use by the next group to tee off only
  • Driving ranges open with some reduced capacity

Changes you will see at the course

  • Signage throughout course reminding you of the need to keep practicing social distancing
  • New routes may be outlined to ensure a single direction of traffic when navigating the site and course
  • 2-meter distance queuing system in place if needed
  • Hand sanitisers will be close to the 1st tee and 18th green, including any reception areas
  • Benches and bins will be removed or covered and customers asked not to use them
  • Ball washers and drinking fountains will be covered up
  • There will be no rakes or ball retrievers
  • A Marshall may be present near the first tee to support social distancing rules
  • Public health message will be displayed throughout the course

Things that will not return yet

  • Clubhouse will be closed – with discretionary limited essential access granted only
  • Club matches or competitions
  • Practice areas, including practice nets


  • We will be following Public Health England guidance and will continue rigorous cleaning procedures throughout
  • Staff will wear PPE (personal protective equipment) while cleaning
  • Buggies and Trolleys will be wiped down after each customer use
  • Hand sanitisers will be made available before and after play

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