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Troon Statement on COVID-19

Troon’s corporate and facility leadership continue to closely monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidance related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). As always, the health and safety of our associates, members, guests, and all who visit the facilities we provide services to is our highest priority. We encourage everyone to remain measured in their response to the situation and follow the direction of the relevant federal, state, and local health authorities and medical professionals.

Our facility leaders are actively managing the unique circumstances at each of their respective facilities and have the full support of our worldwide corporate infrastructure. We take standards for cleanliness and hygiene very seriously and ask everyone to remain vigilant in taking additional steps to reduce the risk of exposure to our associates, members, guests and all who visit the facilities where we provide services. Our facilities are working every day to ensure they meet the latest guidance on cleaning and hygiene.

We continue to monitor and take our guidance from the relevant federal, state, and local health authorities and medical professionals. This is a fluid situation and we appreciate the collective efforts of our associates, members, and guests. We remain positive and hopeful as to the ultimate outcome of this situation, and recognize it will take time to resolve itself. We will continue to evaluate and adjust our approach in accordance with direction from the relevant federal, state and local health authorities and medical professionals.


We want to thank all of our annual passholders and public guests for supporting local businesses like Lagoon Park and Gateway Park during this difficult time. Golf is still considered "safe to do" according to the experts and we appreciate all of you for practicing safe golf and social distancing.
Please know that the staff and management of Lagoon Park and Gateway Park golf courses continue to monitor the progress of the Coronavirus outbreak. We are intent on remaining open for play as long as we can follow all guidelines to create a safe environment for all of our guests as well as our employees.
As everyone knows, the recommendations from both state and federal offices on precautions are updating constantly.  With this in mind, we would like everyone to know what we are doing at both courses to provide the safest facilities we can. Governor Ivey has imposed more restrictions on businesses but we have been deemed essential and thus continue to operate with this in mind...
  1. Please remember to practice social distancing - REMAIN 6 FEET APART.
  2. DO NOT touch the FLAGSTICK leave it in the hole. Also, hole cups have been installed on each hole upside-down to eliminate the need for players to reach in and retrieve their ball.
  3. All golf course bunker rakes have been removed. Please smooth sand divots with your foot before and after play. No penalty!
  4. All golf course water coolers have been removed. Please plan ahead of time and take water with you on the course.
  5. The staff will be disinfecting the clubhouse several times throughout the day.
  6. Golf carts are disinfected before play each morning, after play each night and in between rounds if needed.
With these actions in place, please note the importance of having a reservation before arriving for play.  If you do not have a reservation, especially on the weekends, there is a likelihood that one will not be available for you once you reach the course. Golf carts are being given on a priority basis to guests and groups that have reservations. Please call or reserve your tee time online ahead of time.
Thank you again for your support!
Be well and stay safe.
From your team at Lagoon Park & Gateway Park Golf Courses