In compliance with the latest announcements from the NSW Government & NSW Health, Shortland Waters Golf Club will continue operating in accordance with the NSW Government Roadmap to Freedom.


  • The clubhouse is OPEN for fully vaccinated or medically exempt members & visitors ONLY.
  • Check in is required using the NSW Services app upon entry.
  • Proof of vaccination status is required before entry using your Covid-19 Digital Certificate or Immunisation History Statement.
  • Bar, gaming & TAB services will be available.
  • Outdoor alfresco areas can be used ONLY by fully vaccinated or medically exempt patrons.
  • The Golf Shop is open for green fee payments and golf essentials.
  • Masks must be worn in the car park, golf shop, putting green and surrounds.


  • Fully vaccinated players - up to 4 per group.
  • Players NOT fully vaccinated CAN play golf at SWGC but ONLY if from the Newcastle LGA, and ONLY 2 players per group.
  • Carts are available - 2 people per cart.
  • Masks stay on until arrival on the 1st tee, and put back on as you complete your round.
  • Members practice facilities are OPEN for use, and the putting practice green can be used for a quick putt before heading to the tee.
  • Same player number restrictions apply near the practice areas also.

Course COVID Marshalls

COVID Marshalls will be on course daily to ensure all players comply with the guidelines issued by Golf NSW & NSW Health.

SWGC Management will monitor future communications and update any requirements for members, visitors and guests as it becomes available.

At the Clubhouse

Raffles and member draws WILL take place from 5pm Fridays. Entrance via side door. The team at Shortland Waters Golf Club extends their wishes of good health & safety to you and your families.