Fog & Lightning
In the event of an electrical storm, suspend play immediately and take appropriate action. (Rule 6-8a applies).
Do not commence or continue to play in fog/poor visibility, when you cannot see the clear distance of your intended shot.
Have priority at all times. Players should always alert greens staff nearby or ahead when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them and wait for staff to move out of range.
To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Clubs Buggy Policy and follow the designated buggy routes at all times. Take particular care on slopes and around ditches and deep sided bunkers.
The Course Terrain
Its steps and surfaces may be slippery when damp or wet. Golfers must ensure to wear appropriate footwear to meet the prevailing conditions. Wherever possible, keep to covered areas of footpaths & steps.
Holes 4 & 17
Golfers must ensure that the fairway ahead is clear. Please ring the bells on passing, to tell anyone on the tee behind that you are out of range.
Holes 11 & 12
All occurrences of balls being struck out of bounds MUST be reported to the Clubhouse. The club is monitoring the prevalence of such incidents to assess whether any additional measures are required.
Assistance is available in the Clubhouse.
Players are reminded of the need to shout “FORE” if you cannot see the full range of any wayward shot onto adjacent fairways.
- Players should not play until the players in front are out of range.
- Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like, when they make a stroke or practice swing.
- If a player plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone, they should immediately shout a waning. The traditional word of warning in such situations is “FORE”.
- On hearing “FORE” – crouch, cover your heard with your arms and count to 10.
You are advised to carry a mobile phone to summon assistance in an emergency RING 999 FOR AN AMBULANCE.
Ambulance access is via the carpark or by the 1st tee.
All accidents must be reported to the club secretary.
TEL: 01287 622812