Visitor Information

Dress Code 

On the course all trousers and shorts must be tailored and shirts must have collars. No football/sports kit, no jeans. 
In the Clubhouse dress code is smart casual but smart trainers and denim jeans are acceptable. 

Etiquette 
Please try to keep up a steady pace of play and allow other players to play through if they are moving more quickly than your group, and if there is a gap of at least one hole between your group and the group in front.

Always be polite and treat other golfers on the course with respect. Do not, at any time, play your shot if the players ahead of you are within striking distance.  

Please do not use your mobile phone on the Course or in the Clubhouse.

Local rules

1. OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27-1)
a) In, on under or over boundary fence, wall or line
b) On or over the path leading from the car park to the professionals shop, the crazy paving area behind the first tee, the path surrounding the garden areas and the clubhouse area.
c) Members and visitors car park.
d) Practice ground adjoining the third fairway and adjacent to the greenkeepers’ sheds.

2. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-2)
a) Drainage channels.
b) Artificial paths/surfaces, steps, stone tee markers, water fountains and all seats on permanent bases.
c) All fixed sprinkler heads. Relief from interference from them may be obtained. In addition, if such an obstruction or within two club-lengths of the putting green of the hole being played intervenes on the line of play between the ball and the hole the player may obtain relief, without penalty, as follows:
If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and is within two club-lengths of the intervening obstruction it may be cleaned, lifted and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which 9a) is not nearer the hole, (b) avoids such intervention and (c) is not in a hazard or on a putting green.

3. STAKED TREES (Rule 24-2b(i))
All staked trees. If staked trees interfere with the players’4. Embedded ball stance or the area of the intended swing, the ball MUST be lifted, without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b(i), the ball may be cleaned when so lifted.

4. EMBEDDED BALL (rule 25-2)
A ball embedded in its own pitch mark in the ground in any area through the green may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty, as near as possible to the spot where it lay but not nearer the hole. The ball when dropped must first strike a part of the course through the green.
(Note: "Through the green" is the whole area of the course except the teeing ground, the putting green of the hole being played; and all hazards on the course).

5. WATER HAZARD 12th/13th HOLE (Rule 26)
The pond to the 12th green is to be treated as a water hazard when playing the 12th hole, and a lateral water hazard When playing the 13th hole.

6. AERATION HOLES
through the green, a ball that comes to rest in or on an aeration hole may be lifted, without penalty, cleaned and dropped, as near as possible to the spot where it lay, but not nearer the hole. The ball when dropped must first strike a part of the course through the green.

On the putting green, a ball that comes to rest in or on an aeration hole may be placed at the nearest spot, not nearer the hole, that avoids the situation.

Penalty for Breach of Rule:
Match Play – Loss of hole
Stroke play – Two strokes

SLOW PLAY
If players fall behind the general speed of the course so that more than a clear hole separates them from the players immediately in front they MUST invite the payers from behind to comer through

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13.12.2018 07:06
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Course open, Carry bags or pull trolleys preferred. No Buggies Please take care around tees and greens to minimise wear. Preferred Lies through the green are in play., Please call into the shop before play.
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