Are golf courses open in my state? Here’s where golf is allowed and where it isn’t

Last Updated: May 7th 9:15am EST

Be sure to check local government and media sources to confirm your state’s status. For the most up-to-date information, please call the golf course directly. Looking to make walking their courses easier? Check out our page on push carts!

Alabama:

  • Is golf open for play?: Yes
  • Pursuant to Governor Ivey’s shelter-in-place order on April 3, all 11 facilities on Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail remain open for play.

Alaska:

  • Golf open for play?:  Courses not open for season

Arizona:

Arkansas

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

California

Colorado

  • Golf open for play?:  No clear answer
  • Statewide No clear answer. 70 state courses reported closed
  • Larimer County County permits golf with restrictions
  • City of Denver Suspended indefinitely
  • Pueblo 5 county courses reopened on April 13
  • UPDATE (4/21): Denver City will reopen munis on April 22

Connecticut

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Delaware

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

  • Golf open for play?: Yes (Allows for voluntary closures)
  • Honolulu Mayor orders privately-owned courses to close too
  • Oahu Privately-owned courses permitted w/restrictions
  • Turtle Bay Resort Suspended indefinitely
  • Maui Suspended March 25 – April 30
  • (Update 4/29):Oahu Golf courses can reopen on April 30
  • (Update 5/7): Maui All courses open

Idaho

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Illinois

Indiana

  • Golf open for play?: Yes
  • Statewide Open, but limit unnecessary human interaction
  • Carmel Mayor changes mind, golf courses reopen

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

  • Golf open for play?: No
  • Closed until at least 5/1 per Gov. Mills’ executive order

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Missouri

Montana

  • Golf open for play?: Yes
  • Golf not mentioned in mandate. interpreted as allowed

Nebraska

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Nevada

  • Golf open for play?: (Yes:May 1st)
  • (Updated April 30th): the governor of Nevada indicated his new order would permit the reopening of golf courses as well, beginning May 1st

New Hampshire

New Jersey

  • Golf open for play?: No (Yes: May 2nd)
  • (Update: April 30th): New Jersey announced that golf may open on May 2 along with parks and other outdoor activities.

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

  • Golf open for play?: Yes (consult local health department as interpretations of executive order vary)
  • Columbus Suspension extended to May 1

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Golf open for play?: No (Yes: May 1ST)
  • Petition to get Governor to reopen Pennsylvania to golf
  • (Update: April 30th): Golf may resume under new guidelines May 1

Rhode Island

  • Golf open for play?: Yes (In-State golfers only) (Walking or own golf-cart)
  • Providence Mayor closes all golf courses in city
  • Richmond Out-of-state golfers arrested for violating order

South Carolina

  • Golf open for play?: Yes (Myrtle Beach is open for residents only)

South Dakota

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Washington

West Virginia

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

Wisconsin

Wyoming

  • Golf open for play?: Yes

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