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As the country begins to open back up the American FootGolf Federation is adopting guidelines for upcoming competitions and regular play of FootGolf at local courses.

Before participating in competitions Players


• Have no flu-like symptoms.

• Have not been in direct contact with a know case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.


• Cover mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hand) when you cough or sneeze.

• Wash hands with soap and water often.

• Use hand sanitizer gel if soap and water are not


• Try to avoid close contact with people who are


• Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth.

• Wear a mask if you are off the course 


Practice Social Distancing

• No caddies will be allowed for the 2020 season at any AFGL tournament. Most courses are not allowing caddies on the course.

• If playing a round outside of a tournament check

the booking instructions of the golf course as most

are only taking green fees online.

• Tournament fees must be paid online before the

tournament. No registration should be taken at the


• No shaking hands.

• Wearing a face covering may be required.

• Check in from your phone via the tournament app

with the app/URL for the tournament.

• Arrive to the tee at your allotted time, keep your

spacing distance and do not be on the tee while

another player is there.

• Ensure you keep a distance of at least 6 feet

between yourself and others.

• Scoring can be done via the BlueGolf scoring app (if the competition is an AFGL sanctioned tournament scoring will be done through the AFGL/BlueGolf app). Look for printable scorecards from the course website or tournament website.

• No more than 4 players per group and players

need to keep the 6 feet minimum distance

between them and the other players in the group.

• Some courses may require less than 4 players per

group, so follow the rules of the course.

• Do not congregate on the greens.

• Do not touch the flagpole.

• Do not handle another player's ball or ball marker.

• Players must mark their own ball.

• Players should bring their own personal water

bottles as water stations are closed at most


• If you take a cart try to only have one person per

cart and remove your personal trash from the cart

when you drop it off.

• No award ceremony, consider mailing out awards

• Leave the golf course immediately after playing to

eliminate congestion/gathering at the property or

in the parking lot.

Visiting Your Local Golf Course

• Golf courses have built in social distancing because.

of the amount of open space.

• Follow any special rules posted at the course.

• Enjoy your round and leave, don’t congregate.

• Do you know someone looking to safely get some

fresh air and exercise? Introduce them to FootGolf.

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