Phase 3 Golf Operational Restrictions to Go Into Effect May 29

First and foremost, we at the CDGA hope that you and yours are safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. Please continue adhering to the steps outlined on the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention's COVID-19 website in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

May 24 Update

Beginning May 29, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's updated Phase 3 Golf Operational Restrictions will go into effect. CLICK HERE to view the updated restrictions, which include the following modifications to the original guidelines:
  • Players may be grouped in foursomes
  • Tee times must be spaced a minimum of 10 minutes apart
  • Golf carts are permitted. Individuals not members of the same household shall use individual carts. Golf courses shall sanitize each cart after each use.
  • Driving ranges, practice ranges, chipping greens, and putting greens are permitted with 50% capacity.
  • Individual caddies are prohibited. One forecaddie per group is permitted to perform contactless activities, such as provide yardage, read greens, locate golf balls, and repair divots and ball marks. The forecaddie shall not carry golf bags, ride in golf carts, touch golf clubs/balls, rake sand traps or remove pins. The golf club must have updated parental consent for all forecaddies under 18. Caddies shall not congregate in groups larger than 10.

Member Club Resources

In an effort to provide member clubs with up-to-date information and resources, the CDGA has created a landing page where member club staff/administrators will find links to various organizations and governmental agencies that can provide assistance during these trying times. CLICK HERE to access the COVID-19 resources page.

If you have any questions, please contact the CDGA at or 630-685-2303, or reach out to your local municipality.