Golfers will once again be able to play more than a half-dozen courses throughout the Pocono Mountains after a delayed opening of the season.Governor Tom Wolf has lifted the restrictions on golf courses throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and now clubs are prepared to welcome golfers starting May 1st.
While this signals the beginning of a return to normal for those who enjoy the sport of golf, it does come with numerous important precautions which area golf clubs are implementing for the start of play this season.
Some of these precautions include restricting one person to a cart, prepayment of greens fees and food is only available for takeout. Golfers can find more information by calling ahead or visiting the club’s website before arrival.
As the weather continues to improve, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau wants to remind avid golfers that the 2020 Pocono Mountains Golf-a-Round Card provides a bargain for players and is available online at PoconoMountains.com and at participating golf courses. Play twice at each of the seven courses for just $25 per round with cart. The card is valid Sunday through Friday after 2 p.m. excluding holidays.
“The upcoming season just would not be the same without seeing golfers of all ages enjoying the outdoors while maintaining proper social distance guidelines,” said Chris Barrett, President/CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. “This is just one aspect of our region that will help return us to a sense of normalcy over time and help with our individual well-being.”
Visit PoconoMountains.com/golf for additional updates. Individual golf course information is listed on the following page.
2020 Golf Course Updates
Country Club of the Poconos – Open Friday, May 1st
Tee times will be required to golf. Call the pro shop at (570) 223-8099.
Hideaway Hills – Open Friday, May 1st
Reserve a tee time online or call (610) 681-6000.
Mount Airy Golf Club – Open Saturday, May 2nd
Reserve a tee time online or call (570) 243-5240.
Pocono Manor Resort & Spa – Open Friday, May 1st
Reserve a tee time by calling (570) 839-1389
The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort – Open Friday, May 1st
Skytop Lodge Golf Course – Open Friday, May 1st
Split Rock Golf Club – Open Friday, May 1st
Open 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. If you have quarantined together you can use the same cart. If not, you must use individual carts. Reserve a tee time online or by phone (570) 722-9901.
Buck Hill Golf Club – Date TBA
Pocono Hills Golf Course – Date TBA
Skytop Lodge Golf Course – Date TBA
Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
About the Pocono Mountains
With 2,400 square miles encompassing Pennsylvania’s Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon counties, the Pocono Mountains region is home to rolling mountain terrain, breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls, thriving woodlands and 170 miles of winding rivers. Winters offer guests the opportunity to ski, snowboard, snow tube and even snowshoe their way through snowy wonderlands encompassing more than 163 ski trails, while summers also cater to the active traveler allowing exploration of 261 miles of hiking and biking trails, more than 30 golf courses, whitewater rafting, boating, fishing and open access to nine state and two national parks.