Modified Golf Course Procedures

Ramsey County golf courses aim to provide the best experience while still meeting the high standards of social distancing requirements and public health best practices. Special procedures have been established to encourage safety for both golfers and course staff.

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Prior to arriving at the course


  • Prepayment for golf is preferred. Tee times can be made online or by calling the course
  • Single player reservations are not guaranteed. Single players will be paired at each course's discretion, and only if the twosome or threesome agrees to a random pairing.
  • Tournaments for groups of 50 or fewer participants can resume at golf courses.​

At the golf course

Pro shops

  • Online prepayment can be made with Goodrich and The Ponds at Battle Creek. Please call Manitou Ridge and Keller Golf Course to prepay over the phone.
  • Please stay socially distanced within the pro shop.


Restaurants, bars and snack bars

  • Clubhouses are open and will be serving food, beverages and alcohol.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed on the course.
  • Indoor and outdoor seating is at 75% capacity. Name and phone number will be required for indoor/outdoor dining.
  • Seating is available for up to six people at a table.
  • Food and beverage service will close at 11 p.m.

Golf carts

  • Golfers are encouraged to share carts.
  • Due to the potential of increased demand, golf cart availability is not guaranteed.
  • Sanitation stations will be available for golfers to sanitize their carts before play.

Golf course

  • Benches, rakes for sand traps and some ball washers will be available on the course to use at your discretion.
  • Flagsticks will be in and can be removed if desired.
  • If you choose not to use a rake in the sand traps, do your best to smooth disturbed sand with either your shoe or golf club.

Driving range

  • Please return your basket to the designated area when you have completed your practice.
  • Due to high volume, range baskets are not provided at The Ponds at Battle Creek and golfers will need to bring their own container. Range baskets are available for $20, refundable when returned. Ball dispensing machines at The Ponds at Battle Creek can be used completely touch-free.
  • Maintain social distancing while using the range and practice greens.


  • Please do not gather in parking lots.
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