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Good news for golfers, play will resume at four of Westchester County’s six public golf courses on Friday, March 12, weather permitting.

The highly anticipated season will begin at the County’s central and southern courses – Dunwoodie and Sprain Lake in Yonkers, Maple Moor in White Plains, and Saxon Woods in Scarsdale. The County’s northern courses are expected to open when conditions allow.

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: “Golf is not a contact sport and can be played safely with social distancing protocols in place, because of this we were able to open our golf courses for the 2020 season. We now have a year of experience operating like this, and we’re looking forward to an even better season this year.”

The 2020 season was the best season for Westchester County’s golf courses in over 20 years. In total, 267,455 rounds were played – up nearly 40 percent from 2019.

Commissioner of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation Kathy O’Connor said: “Our Golf Courses were very popular last year, welcoming new and experienced players alike. Weekends were booked and weekdays were busy as well. Thanks to our dedicated parks staff we were able to keep our guests safe and had no cases of Covid-19 traced to our courses.”

Indoor and outdoor dining will open at 50 percent capacity and move to 75 percent capacity starting March 19, but may change throughout the season in accordance to New York State guidelines. Take-out service is also available.

All golfers are required to wear masks and adhere to social distancing protocols. Rakes, ball washers and coolers have been removed from the courses and flagsticks are to be left in the holes. Golf carts will be available and sanitized after each use. 

For more information and to make a reservation go to Westchester County Golf.