Good news for golfers in Cedar Rapids, Ellis and Gardner will be open on May 1. The City of Cedar Rapids sent out a press release this morning announcing both courses will be open to the public this Friday morning.

According to the release, tee times will be required for all golfers to create distance between players. Social distancing rules apply on the course AND in the clubhouse. Carts are available but the city is really encouraging people to walk while they play. If you decide to rent a cart, only one person is allowed to be in the buggy. All carts and push carts will be disinfected after each use.

Ellis is located at 1401 Zika Avenue NW. Gardner is located at 5101 Golf Course Road in Marion. For more information you can call 319-286-5589.

If you plan to venture out, keep your head down and hit 'em straight!