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Rules of Play

Course Access

To access the course, a player must: 

            

Ø  Be a Member or guest

Ø  Visitors are welcome

Ø  Not have been out of the country for over 14 days 

Ø Not be displaying COVID-19 symptoms, or have displayed symptoms within the previous two weeks

Ø  Have a pre-reserved tee time 

 

Booking & Arrival 

Booking a tee time in advance is compulsory – via website, app, or phone

Visitors are requested to book and pre-pay online 

Golf equipment should be washed before a player leaves home 

Ample car parking spaces are available to ensure social distancing 

Arrival at the course no more than 15 minutes prior to reserved tee time 

Observe social distancing always and resist the temptation to mingle 

Locker rooms will remain closed

Arrive in golf attire. Change footwear in the car park

 

Check-in and Pro Shop Protocol 

There will be two-metre queue markers at a single Pro Shop entry point 

Only one person at a time permitted inside the Pro-Shop 

A two-metre exclusion zone at the service desk 

Essential golfing items will be available to purchase

Food and beverage items limited to snack bars, and drinks

Sanitised trollies and buggies are available for hire, single person use only 

Players must provide their own golf clubs, hire sets will not be available 

  

Card payment only, no cash accepted at the till 

Scorecards will be displayed outside the Pro shop

 

To the First Tee 

Four Balls are permissible

Tee times 9-minute intervals

Putting green is open, limited to 5 players per area

Players practicing must observe physical distancing 

Arrive at the 1st tee no more than 5 minutes prior to the reserved tee time 

Social spacing & signage identifies to the 1st tee

Any player not following directions will be asked to leave the course

Tee off times strictly observed to ensure minimum 9-minute group spacing

Divot bags have been removed from circulation 


On the Course 

Physical distancing to be observed throughout, particularly on tees and greens  

Divot bins have been removed 

Ball washers removed or covered over 

Bunker rakes have been removed, players to smooth sand with feet 

Par three holes are compulsory call up holes to avoid player congestion 

Flagsticks to remain in the hole and must not be touched 

Once a hole is completed, the group in front must have exited the tee box before players can progress to the next hole 

Do not double back to play again if a ball is lost, unplayable, or in a penalty area  

Players must not pick up another player’s equipment or golf ball 

Players must refrain from handshakes, high fives or any other physical contact

 

Getting Home Safely 

Lockers cannot be accessed to store belongings   

Ensure clubs and equipment are cleaned thoroughly after use 

Players must call or email the golf club with any post-round health issues or COVID-19 related queries, at the earliest possible opportunity 

 

Ensuring the Safety of our Staff

Pro Shop Team

The team manage all customer-facing aspects of the golf club. Our measures are designed to ensure their safety, along with club members, guests, and visitors. 

One staff member present in the Pro Shop at any one time 

Staff comprehensively trained in importance of hand hygiene 

Hand sanitiser and cleaning solutions provided 

Staff to always remain at least two metres from customers 

Maintenance Team 

Green Keepers are isolated on the course for much of the time, with steps taken to minimise the risk of cross-contamination during their shift 

Staggered break times to avoid social gathering 

Hand sanitisers provided for regular use 

Face masks used as required, particularly during course set up 

Utility vehicles limited to single person use 

Machinery fully washed after use, including the disinfecting of controls 

 

Clubhouse Facilities 

We are open for drinks and bar snacks only. No hot food will be served initially.

There will be a one-way system in place, enter the bar from the steps in the main foyer and leave the building via the balcony steps. 

All payments will be cashless, using member card number where possible. You can top up your card balance via the ClubV1 app. We will also be accepting contactless debit card payments. This is for your safety as well as the safety of our staff.

Bar – Indoor seating

Indoor drinks service will be table service only and we will be greatly restricted in capacity, with no more that 30 people inside at any one time. We do ask you to restrict your stay to 2 hours inside and be mindful that if you can comfortably use the outdoor areas you will be making way for someone who would appreciate the seat.

There will be no standing areas inside the Clubhouse. 

There are hand sanitising stations in multiple points, please use these on entering the bar area.

Members’ Lounge and boardroom will remain closed to allow us to manage a one-way system.

There will be no live sport or using the televisions or projector for any capacity. 

Bar – Outdoor – Patio/balcony use

The bar will be set up to allow members to safely order drinks and take them, with disposable glasses, either to the balcony or the patio area (chairs and tables will be provided on the patio area). We would ask you to nominate one person to collect drinks on behalf of your group, this limits people in the Clubhouse. Trays will be available.

Table service will also be available where feasible.

Bathrooms

The toilets in the main entrance foyer will reopen. It will be one in, one out, please observe this and follow current government guidance on social distancing when having to queue.

Hand sanitiser will be available, cleaning materials in the bathrooms will also be provided. We ask you to kindly respect the next visitor’s safety.

 

PLAY SAFE        STAY SAFE


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10.07.2020 11:01
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18 holes open, Visitor bookings now allowed, Mats are mandatory on holes 13, 17 and 18 where the damaged areas continue to recover from the course improvement work (Red stakes denote hazards). Ball in a bunker may be moved within six inches to improve the position providing the ball remains within the hazard.