Reading Country Club Golf Course to Reopen 5/1!
The Reading Country Club will reopen for golf on a limited basis in accordance with guidance issued by the Wolf Administration on Monday. The clubhouse and driving range will remain closed, and players will be required to abide by strict social distancing guidelines on the property.
Social Distancing Measures Being Implemented
Golfers will be permitted to take to the course beginning on Friday, May 1st with the following guidelines in effect:
- A tee time is required for play;
- All payments MUST be made in advance at www.readingccgolf.com or by phone at 610-779-1626;
- Golf carts are limited to single-occupant only, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. All carts will be sanitized before and after use. Golfers are encouraged to walk rather than take a cart, if possible;
- Golfers should check in at the service window located at the Pro Shop. The Pro Shop remains closed to the public;
- Gatherings remain prohibited, golfers are asked to arrive for their tee time 10 minutes early and be prepared to start immediately upon their designated time;
- There will be no staff on property to facilitate play;
- Tee time intervals are increased to 12-minutes;
- No Bunker Rakes, Ball Washers, or Water Coolers will be available on the course;
- Inserts will be left in cups, golfers are prohibited from handling the flag sticks;
- Restroom facilities are available on a limited basis, single occupant only;
- No food or beverages will be available for purchase;
- The driving range will remain closed until further notice.
Looking Forward to Resuming Operations
Although it may look different than a traditional late-spring operating golf course, staff and officials are pleased that the Governor has paved the way for reopening. “We are happy that the Governor has green-lighted golf courses, allowing us to reopen the Reading Country Club on Friday,” said Joe Staub, Exeter Township Board Supervisor at Monday night’s meeting, “we are confident that we can abide by the social distancing measures necessary, and will post all information about the reopening to the Township’s website.”