Covid19 Sunkengardens

COVID-19 Procedures & Rules at Sunken Gardens Golf Course

Please help us keep golf in Sunnyvale safe and open!  Failure to abide by these procedures could result in your removal from the golf course, or our closure!


Tee Times and Check-In

  • Wash and sanitize your hands before and during your visit to the golf course.  Sanitizer will be placed at the entrance to the golf shop.

  • Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before your tee time.  Access inside the gate will be restricted to that time frame.

  • Tee times will be limited to FOUR PLAYERS per tee time, walking only, to minimize the chance of interaction between players.  Please book tee times on our website as players without tee times may be turned away, and phone response may be limited due to the added time needed for check-in procedures.

  • Tee times will begin at sunrise. and end at 5 p.m.  The gates will close promptly at sunset.

  • Golf shop access will be limited.  NO CASH will be accepted, credit card only.  Please adhere to 6 foot social distancing guidelines and wear a mask inside the golf shop.

  • Golf carts will be restricted to one person per cart.

  • Pull carts will be available for rent and sanitized after each use.  Rental clubs will not be available.

  • No food and beverage will be available.  Please bring your own food and drink needed for your round.

  • Do not go to the first tee until called.  Do not congretate on the tee, or the putting green.  Adhere to 6 foot social distancing guidelines.  Cups on the putting green will be turned upside down so the ball does not go in the hole. 

On-Course Play

  • Play with groups of 4 players only will be permitted.  Please adhere to 6 foot social distancing guidelines.  Do not congretate in groups before, during or after your round.  No tournament, group or club play is allowed at this time.  

  • Warn others of your presence when passing by on greens, tees and fairways.

  • Course setup will be minimal with limited staff.

  • Bunker rakes, ball washers, and foot cleaners will be removed.  If in a bunker, please use your foot or club to smooth the area you use.

  • Holes will be filled to allow for easy ball retreival.  Please do not touch the flag stick.

  • No on-course water or trash receptacles will be available.  Please bring your own water and remove your trash when leaving.

  • After your round, please leave the course promptly.

Practice Facility

  • Access to the practice facility will be limited and monitored by staff, with a 30 minute maximum time allotment for each person.

  • Approximately 9 stalls will be available for use.  One person per stall.

  • Range balls and baskets will be sanitized after each use.

  • No lessons will be available until further notice.