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New Inclement Weather and Lightning Policy

Starting July 25, 2019, City of Longmont Golf Courses will no longer notify on course golfers of inclement weather and lightning in the area by sounding an air horn.

In case of lightning, individual golfers already on the course are responsible for monitoring weather conditions and deciding if continuation of play is safe.

As soon as you hear thunder seek the clubhouse, the lowest elevation area or a large enclosed vehicle.

If sudden, close-in lightning does not permit evacuation:

  • Spread out from your group
  • Squat down and tuck your head and cover your ears
  • Head for the safest place as soon as immediate threat passes.

If you have questions about this new policy, please talk with one of the Golf Course staff.

Thank-you

City of Longmont