Updated information 15 July 2020
INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEMBERS
During lockdown, and now in Phase 3, the club has been strictly following the guidance received from Scottish Golf and the R and A related to both the non-playing of golf and the maintenance of the course. We are now able to return to playing golf but on restricted terms. We again are following the guidelines from Scottish Golf and we all must adhere to these guidelines. You can see more information here https://scottishgolf.org/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/ The safety of the staff and members is paramount and only by everyone following the procedures below will we be able to continue to play golf once again.
Tee boxes and bins have been removed. Benches and seats should not be used. Golf shoe brusher removed. Flagsticks have been retained but DO NOT TOUCH. Hole liners have been inverted so that golf ball can be retrieved easily. Practice nets not to be used and putting green open but holes filled in. No club trolleys for hire. No access to clubhouse or toilet facilities.
BEFORE THE ROUND
If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, please STAY AT HOME.
To book a General Tee-time:
To cancel a booking…
To book a Club Competition Tee-time:
Fourballs are now allowed but must adhere to social distancing.
Ensure you have all the necessary equipment – sharing any equipment is not permitted. Use toilet facilities at home before coming to the course. Please wash hands and equipment before you come to the course. Bring your own food and any drinks if required. Bring your own hand gel and use during round. Aim to arrive no earlier than 10/15 mins prior to play. Travel to the course on your own or with members of your own household only. Please park your car to enable others to social distance. Only approach practice putting green when it is free and putt to a tee peg.
ON THE COURSE
Wait till first tee clears before going to the tee. Please maintain good speed of play. Social golf only to begin with, score cards will not be available. Always observe physical distancing on the course. Wait till group ahead have left before going to the next tee. Do not pick up/touch other players’ equipment or ball. Only use handrails if required. If ball is lost, drop ball per 2019 updated rules, do not return to play shot. Putt with flagstick in and remove your own ball or preferably ‘gimmie’
AFTER THE ROUND
Return directly to your car, change, and leave. Do not try to enter clubhouse as it will be locked. Access to clubhouse by designated staff and committee members only.
These instructions only cover the initial period of return to golf. Please refer to website for latest updates.
TAKE CARE, STAY SAFE AND AT ALL TIMES PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING. ENJOY GOLF AGAIN!