Golf Etiquette

The overriding principle is that all members and guests should show consideration to others at all times. This consideration includes the way you dress, interaction between fellow players, observing rules and the way you conduct yourself on and off the course.

The following tips will assist in make yours and fellow golfers day at the course more enjoyable:

  • Arriving 15 minutes prior to your tee time
  • Collect and use a sandbucket
  • Mark your ball so it is identifiable
  • Be ready to hit when it is your turn to play
  • Keeping up with group in front
  • Calling groups through whilst looking for a lost ball
  • Maintaining a steady pace of play (expected round time of 4hrs and 15mins)
  • Follow all cart instructions
  • Repair your pitch marks
  • Never hit until players in front are out of range

Speed of Play

To ensure an enjoyable round for everyone a round of golf should be completed in no more than 4hrs and 15mins. Players are expected to consider others and call the following group through if they fall behind the speed of play.

You can assist in the flow of play if you remember:

  • Arrive for your tee time at least 15 minutes prior
  • Consider there are other players on the course apart from yourself
  • Walking briskly between shots
  • Be ready to play as soon as it is your shot
  • Call the following group through when looking for a lost ball
  • Mark cards on next tee whilst your partners are teeing off
  • Keep practise swings to a minimum
  • Always being aware of your position in the field (directly behind the group in front)
  • Please encourage all players in your group to maintain their pace of play
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