In addition, every other stall at the driving range will be open to allow golfers to distance themselves. Indiana University’s new home golf course is also environmentally friendly. The 145-acre Presidio Golf Course has been open as a public park for about a month, allowing visitors to practice physical distancing while getting outdoors. We’re known for our comfortable, women-friendly environment , our convenient location, and for being a friendly facility to host charity golf events. I think that’s true for my feelings about this property here at IU. From the complete beginner up until Playing License. Both men and women will enjoy a wide selection of golf apparel and golf gear to browse, buy and gift. The driving range will offer the opportunity for players of all ages and skill levels to work on their swings from either grass tees or mat surface areas. "What (the six counties) put out today was very broadly consistent with the state guidelines and they've been incredible partners.". The more he loved it, the more he studied it. This is the latest gift from the Pfau family, who have an incredible history of support and service for IU Athletics and its student-athletes. Our Golf Memberships are available both seasonally and annually, providing wonderful opportunities for seasonal visitors, and locals to enjoy. Like the new driving range, the George Thomas Clubhouse will include a concession area managed by Upland Brewery and will offer a variety of food and beverage items, including beer. PROGRAMS ADVANCED The best way to improve your game!! While golf is not explicitly permitted in the state's shelter-in-place order as a vital industry, Gov. The course features Meyer zoysia fairways, a slow-growing dense grass that prevents weeds from penetrating the surface. The course will remain open as a public park over the weekend. “Thanks to them, we now have a first-class golf course worthy of the Indiana University name. Copyright © 2020 Cove Cay Golf Club All Rights Reserved. No equipment or … We hold weekly Saturday morning golf clinics and welcome men, women, and juniors of all skill levels. The campaign will conclude in June 2020 to coincide with IU's bicentennial year celebration. The course will officially open in the spring of 2020. Situated in beautiful Tecolote Canyon, just minutes from Interstate 5 and less than 5 miles from Pacific Beach, downtown, SeaWorld, and Mission Beach, this 3,161-yard golf course includes hazards on almost every hole, providing an excellent tee-to-green experience. All 3 programs are designed to make your introduction to the game of golf a positive and memorable experience in a relaxed and pleasurable learning environment. IU today dedicated it's new golf course, The Pfau Course at Indiana University. Tecolote Canyon Golf Course is the only Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Sam Snead-designed golf course in San Diego. "Any customer not following the rules will be asked to leave the course immediately.". While the menu is not finalized, beer and hot sandwiches will be among the available items. IU today dedicated it's new golf course, The Pfau Course at Indiana University. Below is the full press release from Indiana University: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. But other than its location, everything about the Pfau Course is different from its predecessor. The Pfau Course at Indiana University is named after IU alumni Ned and Sue Pfau in recognition of their major gift to the Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign for Athletics. “This day has been a long time in coming, and we are tremendously grateful to Ned and Sue Pfau and their family, George Thomas, and our other donors for making it a reality,” said IU Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Fred Glass. 2020 GOLF RATES. Walnut Creek's Boundary Oak Golf Course announced it would reopen Monday with "appropriate operational and sanitary practices," including limiting golf carts to one rider, reducing driving range capacity by half and removing ball washers from the course to reduce opportunities for viral touch points. Bay Area golfers anxious to hit the links will be in luck Monday as some golf courses plan to reopen following a modification of the region's shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The course will offer the opportunity for a supreme golfing test for championship-caliber players. TPC Harding Park, located adjacent to Lake Merced in San Francisco, did not respond to a request for comment on whether it would reopen in light of the revised order. Other speakers at the event included project benefactor Norman “Ned” Pfau, women’s golf coach Clint Wallman, men’s golf coach Mike Mayer, senior women’s golf team member Emma Fisher, and senior men’s golf team member Jack Sparrow. Smyers utilized the area’s natural topography in designing the course, while also highlighting the combination of forest, open space and forest edges that result in both breathtaking views and a wonderful golfing test. Neither the Irish Links nor the IU Links areas will require irrigation or mowing, another environmental benefit. The Presidio Trust, the federal agency that operates Presidio National Park, plans to reopen the course and its driving range for golfers Monday. – Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over the dedication of The Pfau Course at Indiana University Friday afternoon. To learn more about the campaign, its impact and how to participate, visit Welcome to Cove Cay Golf Club! We’re conveniently located just minutes from St. Pete-Clearwater Airport (PIE) and Tampa Bay International Airport (TPA), which makes it easy to play a round just before or after a flight. The driving range will also include concession areas, managed by Upland Brewery. The Pfau Championship Golf Course is on the same eastside Bloomington property previously occupied by the IU Championship Golf Course since the 1950s. Bay Area golfers anxious to hit the links will be in luck Monday as some golf courses plan to reopen following a modification of the region’s shelter-in-place order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. In addition to the 18-hole layout, the golf facility will also include a world-class practice area. Riverside and Napa counties have already modified their shelter-in-place orders to allow golf course activities, albeit in more limited numbers and with strict health and safety guidelines. Our menu offers a variety for everyone and we have indoor and patio dining with great views of Old Tampa Bay. The revised order also provides guidelines on face coverings, religious services and other provisions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It’s a fantastic place for golf,” Smyers said. Without their support, the construction of this course would not have been possible.”. BOOK your 2020 golf outing, wedding reception or special event with us. Harding Park was originally scheduled to host the 102nd PGA Championship golf tournament May 14-17. There are seven tee options starting at 4,586 yards, and there are only two holes with forced carries into the greens, making it playable for all skill levels. Gavin Newsom said the state plans to continue evolving its guidelines to allow for low-risk industries to gradually resume operating. But we are a semi-private club and the public is welcome. The course will also be economically sustainable without any need for subsidy by the Athletic Department or the University, even though there will be discounts for IU students, faculty and staff. "There won't be anything to touch," Petrie said. "There are a number of other parts of the state that do provide for low-risk golfing already so that's not completely inconsistent," Newsom said during his Wednesday afternoon briefing on the virus.