COVID-19 Update

The West Pubnico Golf & Country Club is committed to playing its part in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. With adapted measures focusing on safety, sanitary conditions and physical distancing, we welcome players to our golf course.

In order to maintain the safety of our golfers and staff, we have instituted new and extensive protocols. It is essential to follow our new procedures if we are to offer you golf this season. Please know that if you cannot or will not adhere to these protocols you will be asked to leave the course, immediately.

New Protocols:​

Lounge is now open at 50 percent.

As of June 2nd, 2021

Pro Shop will be open daily from 8 am to 8 pm. Pro shop and bathrooms are open with social distancing, however lounge is still closed.  

NO MASK, no entry in the clubhouse. MASK are mandatory in all public areas.


Please call the club at 902-762-2007 to book tee times. No walk-ins.

Please practice social distancing while playing golf. 

As of May 1st, 2021

One member from your group must check-in with the pro shop, either in person or phone call. Names and contact numbers are required for all. 


NO MASK, no entry in the clubhouse.

Maintain a minimum of 6 feet between yourself and other players, MASK are REQUIRED on the course if you cannot maintain this distance.

Golf carts can be shared only by individuals within the same household bubble.

Only 4 players per tee time.

As of April 23, 2021

The following travel restrictions have been issued by the Province of Nova Scotia:


'Avoid non-essential travel to and from Halifax, Hants, Lunenburg and Guysborough County locations that have additional restrictions and protective measures in place, until at least May 20th.  Non-essential travel includes travel for shopping, social events, family visits, practices or rehearsals".


West Pubnico Golf Course requires that those who live in these restricted areas refrain  from visiting us until it is advised to do so by the Province of Nova Scotia.  If you do live in a restricted area and have tee times booked, please call the Pro Shop at 902-762-2007 to cancel. 


Golfers without a pre-scheduled tee time are not permitted. Book by calling the Pro Shop at 902-762-2007. 

 If you feel ill, do not come to our course.

Do not arrive to the golf course until 15 minutes prior to tee off time. 

There will be 12 minutes between tee-off times: times may be adjusted to allow for physical distancing if necessary.

Only the group 'on deck' will be allowed close to the tee off.

Non-Medical mask MUST BE WORN when entering the Pro Shop/Clubhouse.

If possible, please use debit or credit for purchases.

Washrooms are open and cleaned regularly.

Players must always leave the in in the club. The cup is modified so the ball will not fall to the bottom. 

Ball washers ad Bunker Rakes have been removed from the course.

Power Carts

Power carts, unless being shared by members of the same household or close social group, when physical distancing cannot be practiced, must wear mask. Please follow social distancing when removing or replacing clubs in your golf bags in the back of the cart.

Golfers will not be forces to share golf carts.


Practice physical distancing by staying a minimum of (2) meters from other players, if this is not possible, wear your mask.

We are all in this together, wear your mask and get the vaccine!

As per Nova Scotia's department of health, beginning Friday July 31st 2020, non-medical masks/face coverings will be required in all indoor public spaces.

What does that mean for us?

Golfers will NOT have to wear their mask while they are playing golf, as golf is played outdoors.

Masks will be MANDATORY inside our clubhouse. That means, if you are checking in for your round, making a purchase in the pro shop, buying drinks/snacks to take on the course  or using the washroom, you will have to wear your mask.

If you are seated in our lounge, you can take your mask off to eat or drink. 

If a person has a medical condition that makes wearing a mask extremely difficult, they will be permitted to enter our facility without a mask.

Finally, we ask that you be respectful towards both our staff and your fellow golfers. 


  • Tee time must be pre-booked by calling 902-762-2007. NO walk-ins.

  • Putting green : no more than 4 on it

  • Driving range: is open, practice social distancing

  • No more than 10 total people in the Pro shop at once. 

  • Upon arrival, at least 1 member of the group playing must check with
    names of players.

  • You may arrive 10 minutes in advance of your tee time.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available inside the clubhouse.

  • Increased spacing between tee times to enhance physical distancing
  • All golfers must stay at least six feet apart at all times. 

  • Rented golf carts and pull carts will be sanitized after each use.

  • Club house restrooms will be open and sanitized regularly. 

  • Sandwiches, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase from clubhouse. Cash will be accepted however contactless payment is preferred.

  • Players must not touch the flagstick and must leave the flagstick in at all times. 

  • All rakes are removed from the golf course. 

  • Ball washers have been removed from the course.

  • Please do not share equipment, including scorecards, tees, clubs, balls, ball
    markers, etc.

  • While we’re all in favour of sportsmanship, please refrain from a hand-
    shake at the end of a round!

  • We ask that you do not loiter or gather in the clubhouse or outside upon completion your round