NEW State Mandatory Regulations Effective 4/9/2020 for ALL Golfers 

The GOOD NEWS – The Golf Course is OPEN! 

The BAD NEWS – The Driving Range and Putting Green are CLOSED

ALL Golfers Must Follow these Guidelines While at Laurel Lane. The Governor of Rhode Island Mandated these Rules on April 7th, Effective April 8th. As We NEED TO COMPLY, Please Read and abide by the following:

In order to keep golf open in Rhode Island we were asked to further safety measures to ensure that the spread of COVID-19 becomes minimal. Please be patient with us as we are trying to accommodate all of you as well as adjust to the mandatory rules and regulations. We appreciate your business and hope that you will have a good time out on the course social distancing with other fellow golfers.

Here are the latest regulations starting April 9, 2020:

  • All previous guidelines are still in place.

  • Out of state residents are not allowed to play golf publicly or privately.

  • All food and beverage must be take out only.

  • Groups of five or more must not congregate anywhere on the property before or after playing according to the Governor’s Executive Order.

  • Groups of play are restricted to no more than FOUR players at one time.

  • Parking lots must be monitored by the club to ensure that tailgating does not happen.

  • Flagsticks must remain in the hole. It is recommended that hole liners be raised or pool noodles be added to the stick so picking a ball out of the hole doesn’t occur.

  • Bunker rakes must be removed and ball washers must be removed or covered.

  • New Tee Time policy must be 15 minutes between groups.

  • Golf carts are NOT allowed. 

  • Personal push carts are allowed only if brought by the golfer, club push carts are not allowed. 

  • All golfers must use their own golf clubs. Sharing golf clubs or rental golf clubs are not allowed.

  • Golfers must stay in their car until five minutes before their tee time and go directly to the first tee

Please Practice Social Distancing