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Casper Municipal Golf Course ready to open pro shop and all courses May 1

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Municipal Golf Course says that they will be opening both their course and pro shop on Friday, May 1.

Links, Park and Highland courses will all open.

Previously, people were allowed to play on the Highland and Park courses at the municipal golf course free of charge, so long as they followed certain social distancing guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Casper Municipal Golf Course said on Tuesday, April 28 that they will begin to charge fees and that people will be required to play at scheduled tee times. Only credit and debit cards will be accepted.

People must register at the course’s pro shop, which will limit customers to two at a time. The driving range is closed.

The golf course adds the following information about their operations:

  • Walking only at this time
  • Carts available Monday, May 4
  • Rakes, seed, and water are still removed from the course
  • Tee box markers are not out
  • Portable restrooms are open, but restroom buildings are closed
  • Season passes may be renewed by phone (307-233-6620) and new pass holders may purchase in person
  • Lockers will not be available for rent and we ask that if you do have items in your locker that they be removed by May 14
  • We will hold lockers for rental and hope to offer that service at a later time

The Latest Statistics from the Wyoming Department of Health:

What to do if you are feeling sick: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department says that people who are feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms should contact their primary physician.

If you do not have a primary care provider, and live in Natrona County, please contact the COVID-19 hotline, operated by the Casper-Natrona County Department of Health. The line is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 577-9892. Hotline services are intended for Natrona County residents and may not be able to provide specific information to persons calling from out of county.

Officials ask that you please do not self-report to the Emergency Room. Persons experiencing problems breathing should call 9-11.

For general inquiries and non-symptom related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Casper-Natrona County Health Department via email:

  • Practice Social Distancing by putting distance between yourself and other people. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.

A list of area closures attributed to COVID-19 are available here.