COVID-19 Resources

CSCM has been tracking CSCM member clubs that remain open and those that are temporarily closed. Not including those clubs that are shut for seasonal closure, 80 of 108 respondents indicated they are temporarily closed. For example, in Ontario, all city clubs are closed, as are the Athletic/Sports clubs. In British Columbia, the city clubs are closed but some golf clubs remain open with limited services. For CSCM members you can access the following information:

  • Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:00 AM ET - Crisis Strategy in the Age of COVID-19 (members only). Organized by CSCM Ontario Branch. Speaker is Rick Coyne, from ClubInsights. RSVP is required in advance.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 1 PM ET - CSCM Connect call (members only). Join this call to find out how your colleagues are managing COVID-19. RSVP is required in advance.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2020, 8:25 AM (ET)

Member Updates

March 25, 2020: We Are Golf Statement on COVID-19

March 25, 2020: Message from the CSCM National Office on COVID-19

March 16, 2020:  Broadcast to CSCM Membership on COVID-19


CMAA Webinars

Creative Golf Marketing - What is the Future for Membership Sales

NEW - NCA - Update on Framework for a Strategic Response to the COVID-19 Crisis - June 3, 2020

Club Related Links

CMAA Resources (Communication Templates, Sample Emergency Plans)

CMAA -  Crisis Communications - A Club Guide to Effective Crisis Management

CMAA Club Connect Online Discussion Board

Creative Golf Marketing - Fun and Creative Social Media Posts to Engage Your Members

Strategic Club Solutions COVID-19 Resource Centre

GGA Partners - Industry Insights

GGA Partners - Guiding Principles for Financial Stewardship (Part 1) - April 22, 2020

GGA Partners - The New Normal? - April 29, 2020

GGA Partners - Tactics for Financial Stewardship in a Crisis (Part 2) - May 6, 2020

GGA Partners - Talent: The Big Differentiator  - May 14, 2020

GGA Partners - RelationSHIFTS: COVID-19 and a ‘New Normal’ for Clubs - May 18, 2020

GGA Partners - Getting the Right People on the Bus - May 21, 2020

GGA Partners - Running Toward Change - May 27, 2020

Communications Strategies for Private Clubs (Club Unity)

Strategic Club Solutions - Covid-19 Club Finance Guide

McMahon Group - Planning in Times of Uncertainty - Club Leadership in a Covid-19 World - April 20, 2020

McMahon Group - Re-functioning Clubhouses For Covid Design Impact​ - May 11, 2020

McMahon Group - The Future of Dining at Private Clubs - May 18, 2020

National Club Association, What Clubs Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Life Interrupted – Navigating Through Crisis – March 2020

Life Interrupted – RelationSHIFTS – COVID-19 and a ‘new normal’ for clubs – May 2020

Club Industry COVID-19 Resources for Fitness Industry Professionals

Tennis Canada - Tips and recommendations for club administrators, coaches and anyone organizing tennis activities

Hospitality/Food Service Links

Safe Kitchens and Restaurant Program (Diversey)

Restaurants Canada - "Navigating COVID-19: Federal and Provincial Response Plans" Handbook

Restaurants Canada -Rapid Recovery Guide 

Restaurants Canada - Reopening Tracker

Tips on Managing the Impact of COVID-19 from Hospitality/Hotel Experts 

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Association Special Coverage (Pineapple Search Engine)

NEW - Prairie Dog Brewing - Six frustrating challenges to reopening a restaurant in the COVID-19 era

Restaurants Canada – COVID-19 Resource Centre

Other Valuable Links

Employers and the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Response Act

Canadian Chamber of Commerce - Pandemic Preparedness for Business 

Canadian Society of Association Executives, Letter to Government re Not-for-Profit Associations

BLG (Lawyers) COVID-19 Resource Centre

Grant Thornton COVID-19 Resource Centre

Grant Thornton - Employment and Wage Subsidy (YouTube Q&A)

Grant Thornton - Work Sharing and Employment Benefits (YouTube Q&A)

Grant Thornton - COVID-19 update: Summary of Federal Measures for Canadians

Industry Partners

NGCOA, Coronavirus and Your Golf Business

Golf Canada COVID-19 Page

Canadian Golf Superintendents Message on COVID-19

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America - Pandemic Resources

PGA of Canada Statement