The following guidelines have been created to assist guests in preparing for, and playing golf at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course during COVID-19. The guidelines are based on the direction provided by Alberta Health Services, consistency with the overall resort and best practices from other clubs.

This document will be reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis as new reopening Phases are released and guidelines relaxed or tightened. We appreciate not every regulation will be popular. Be assured the choices are a result of an extensive review and planning process and have taken into consideration the health and safety of members, guests and staff.

We appreciate your support in adhering to the guidelines and helping us keep the game and our facility safe during the 2021 golfing season.

If you have any questions or clarifications, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Tahlon Sweenie,

Director of Golf, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge  

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​GENERAL

We encourage all guests to download our free Jasper Park Lodge golf app via Google Play or the Apple Store.

If you have COVID-19, COVID-19 symptoms, are self-isolating you will not be permitted at the facility.

All golfers will be asked to:

  • Wash hands and use hand sanitizer as necessary

  • Practice social distancing (6 feet) between yourself and others at all times

  • Respect the signs and instructions of staff at the facility.

All persons entering the Clubhouse will not be required to wear a mask while inside, but we do encourage you to do so, as all of our Golf colleagues will continue to wear masks inside.


 

RESERVATIONS

  • Booking a tee-time in advance is compulsory. Please use the on-line booking link to decrease call volumes.

  • Alberta Health Services requires all players to be properly recorded on the tee sheet to enable contact tracing if necessary and entrance to the facility


 

ARRIVAL

 

  • Access to the course is limited to staff, club members and guests with pre-booked tee-times, range session or lesson.

  • The washrooms in the Golf Shop are open. Access is through the front door only.

  • The starter will call groups to the first tee 5 minutes before their tee time. Guests are expected to be ready to go to the tee at that time.

  • All golfers will check in at the Golf Shop.

  • Golfers should bring their own water bottles to the course. A water fill station is located in the golf shop and on the course every 3 holes.

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CHECK-IN & PRO SHOP

 

  • Golf Shop is open daily from 7:00am – 10:00pm daily.

  • The retail store will be open with entry from either entrance here at the Golf Club House.

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GOLF CARTS

  • The following items will be provided on golf carts

    • Club & Ball washer cleaners

    • Coolers

    • Sand Seed Bottles

    • Divot Tools

    • Ball Markers – available with the starter

    • Golf Tees – available with the starter

    • Golf carts will be cleaned and sanitized after every use.

PRACTICE FACILITY

 

  • Practice facility opens 25 minutes before the first tee time and closes at 6:30 pm daily.

  • Mats and dividers will be cleaned and sanitized once during the day and once after close at night

  • Golf Balls will be washed with soap and disinfectant before being put back into use

  • All practice greens will be open

  • Golfers must use their own balls when practicing at any of the practice greens.

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ON THE COURSE

 

  • Physical distancing must be observed throughout play with special attention paid at tees and greens and with other groups ahead and behind you.

  • Scorecards will be available from the starter along with pencils.

  • The on-course washrooms will be available during play.

  • Bunker rakes have been removed. Players should smooth the sand with their feet then place their ball in the bunker prior to their shot.

  • 7/11 tee snack bar phone will be covered. Guests will be encouraged to use the QR Code on your golf cart to request food on the 6th or 10th tee.

POST ROUND

  • Any person who has a second round booked will proceed to the starter on-deck following completion of their first round for direction on what to do prior to their second round.

    • Where possible the tee time will be adjusted to get the group off within 15 minutes.

    • If there will be a delay before their second tee time, the cart will be parked in a designated area until their tee time arrives.

  • Persons should depart the course within 15 minutes of completing play.

RENTAL CLUBS

 

  • Rental Clubs are available for use. They cannot be shared and will be disinfected after each use.​

FOOD & BEVERAGE

 

  • Food and beverage is available from the Thompson’s To-Go Deli located at the Golf Shop & 7/11 Snack Bar

  • Thompson Terrace with our incredible Greek themed restaurant overlooking the 1st tee and putting green is open daily 7 days a week from 11:00am – 9:00pm.

EVACUATION IN THE EVENT OF LIGHTING STORM
 

  • All persons who arrived by vehicle will be asked to park their carts behind their car and wait for play to resume in their cars.

  • All persons who walked/biked will be brought into the clubhouse area and social distanced (6 feet apart) while waiting out the storm.

FROST DELAY

  • When a frost delay occurs guests will be asked to return to their cars and await instructions.

  • All persons who walked/biked will be brought into the clubhouse area and social distanced (6 feet apart) while waiting to start.