UPDATE FROM HJGT

4/21/20

Dear Players & Parents:

In maintaining our service to you and following through with our promise to keep you updated on all things relating to the HJGT, we are announcing that starting the weekend of May 2-3, 2020 we will be running select tournaments across the country wherever the courses are open and play is permitted by the states governors.  The schedule will be updated regularly so please check HERE . The schedule is accurate as of April 21, 2020.

As always, we are monitoring the news as well as health organizations and staying abreast of the ever-changing developments happening around the country. The safety of our players, family, staff, and golf course personnel is our number 1 priority.  We understand the uncertainty at this time, and we want you to know that we are here if you need us.  

If you have any questions or need anything please do not hesitate to contact us at info@hjgt.org.  

Effective immediately, and until further notice, we will be implementing the following protocols and procedural changes at each event.

Starting immediately:
- Hand Sanitizer, Disinfectant Wipes, and Rubber Gloves will be provided based on availability.
- All phones/scoring devices will be wiped down prior to and after each round.
- We strongly encourage all flag sticks to remain in the hole at all times.  If you need to remove the flagstick, use a glove.
- Players are not to be shuttled or ride in any carts.
- Spectator carts be allowed at the discretion of the course.
*Based on availability
- It is recommended that all range and/or practice facility time be limited to minimize close contact and touching of driving range balls by multiple people.
- Players are to use gloves when handling all bunker rakes. Gloves will be provided at the starters tent.
- Players are not to shake hands at the completion of a round.
- Players will not sign each other’s scorecards upon agreeing on scores. Players will only handle their own scoring device.
- Scoring will be done on the 18th green and no scoring area will be in place.
- Membership gifts and registration gifts will be wiped down before distribution.
- All awards will be wiped down prior to players receiving them.
- All awards ceremonies will be limited to only the players receiving them.
- No tee’s or Kind Bars will be given out at the registration tent.
- No coolers or water will be set up throughout the course, please bring your own water and snacks.
-Players are encouraged to bring a maximum of 1-2 walking spectators per junior and to maintain social distancing of 6 feet while following on the course.
-Juniors/Spectators are not to congregate at any time in any area. 6 feet of social distancing will be enforced.

*During the times of the COVID-19 restrictions, please be advised that our hosted tournaments are properly permitted by local authorities.  The rules applicable to players and spectators strictly adhere to all applicable state COVID-19 guidelines in effect where the tournament is played.  And the rules for players and spectators strictly adhere to all federal guidelines and all CDC recommendations relating to hosting golf tournament events.

We will continue to provide updates as we have them.  Thank you.