Summary of the inquiries received in this Royal Andalusian Golf Federation, by federated players and clubs, regarding the limitations to mobility established in the President’s Decree 9/2020, of November 8, 2020.
Can you open the golf courses?
Yes. In any area of Andalusia.
However, in areas that are at level 4 grade 2 -currently, the province of Granada- the sports facility may be opened, but not its restaurant and pro-shop.
How does the hourly limitation affect the golf courses?
The time limit at 6:00 p.m. does not affect the golf courses for outdoor physical activity. This limitation would affect catering and pro-shop services.
What competitions can a golf course organize?
All kinds of competitions can be organized throughout Andalusia, except in those areas that are at level 4 grade 2 (currently, the province of Granada) where competitions for ages under 16 and non-federated competitions cannot be organized.
In golf, any competition that takes place on a federated field will be a federated competition.
Can I travel from one municipality to another to go to a golf course?
Movement between municipalities is allowed, provided that it is intended to carry out any activity related to an authorized official competition, including training.
However, players under 18 years of age who are not High Performance or High Level athletes will not be able to leave their municipality to practice golf.
What does it mean to carry out federated sports activities of official competition?
Be federated and participate in an official federated competition, as an athlete, coach, judge or referee, also including training, according to the explanatory infographic published by the Junta de Andalucía.
What is an official federated competition?
According to the Andalusian Sports Law, they are those competitions declared as such by the corresponding sports federation, and incorporated into the calendar approved by the General Assembly of the Federation.
Examples of official competitions include both the Estrella Damm Andalucía Valderrama Masters, as well as the Senior, Female, 5th category circuits, etc.
What is meant by training?
Any activity carried out by a federated player in a federated sports facility and aimed at preparing for the official competition.
Do I have to carry a physical license?
In accordance with the Presidency Decree 9/2020 of November 8, the federated player will accredit such condition by displaying their federative license, either the physical license, or through the app of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation.
What players make up the absolute category?
All those federated players aged 18 or over are considered absolute category players.
I am a federated player under 18 years of age. Can I travel to train or compete?
No. You can only train or compete on golf courses that are within your same municipality.