Golf Etiquette & Courtesy On The Course

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1. GENERAL-CONDITIONS OF PLAY

1. 1 NO PLAY IS PERMITTED BEFORE THE FIRST TEE–OFF TIME.

1. 2 WHEN ANY NINE IS RESERVED FOR BOOKED–TIMES, NO PLAY IS PERMITTED BEFORE THE FIRST BOOKED–TIME.THIS CONDITION MAY VARY ACCORDING TO COURSE RENOVATION OR MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES.

1. 3 ON DAYS WHEN A BOOKED–TIME SHEET IS IN OPERATION, GOLFERS WHO HAVE NOT BOOKED A STARTING TIME ARE NOT PERMITTED TO PLAY ON THE DESIGNATED COURSE, UNLESS APPROVED AND DIRECTED BY THE FRONT OFFICE.

1. 4 A SINGLE PLAYER HAS NO STANDING AND SHALL GIVE WAY TO A FLIGHT OF ANY KIND.

1. 5 UNLESS OTHERWISE DIRECTED BY THE COURSE MARSHALS OR FRONT OFFICE STAFF, NO FLIGHT SHALL START FROM ANY TEE OTHER THAN THE FIRST (1ST) OR TENTH (10TH) HOLE OF ANY COURSE.

1. 6 ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS, COURSE CONTROL WILL BE THE SAME AS DURING PEAK PERIODS. COURSE CONTROL APPLIES THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

1. 7 THE PLAYER WITH THE LOWEST HANDICAP IN A FLIGHT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS FLIGHT IN OBSERVING ETIQUETTE OF GOLF PACE OF PLAY, THE SUSPENSION AND RESUMPTION OF PLAY FOLLOWING SIREN SIGNALS.

1. 8 NO MOBILE PHONE IS TO BE USED ON THE GOLF COURSE DURING ANY GOLF COMPETITION.

1. 9 NO UNAUTHORISED PERSON IS ALLOWED TO ACCOMPANY A GOLFER ON THE GOLF COURSE.

1. 10 A PLAYER MUST HAVE HIS/HER OWN BAG OF CLUBS.

1. 11 NO PRACTICE SHOTS ARE PERMITTED ON ANY PART OF THE COURSES, EXCEPT WHERE PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY THE RULES OF GOLF.

1. 12 EVERY FLIGHT MUST HAVE A CADDIE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

1. 13 ALL CLUB COMPETITIONS SHALL BE ORGANISED BY THE CLUB MANAGEMENT AND UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE CLUB.

1. 14 ALL PLAYERS (GUESTS AND VISITORS) MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THEIR GOLF FLIGHT AT THE FRONT OFFICE PRIOR TO PLAY.

2. CONSIDERATION FOR OTHER PLAYERS

2. 1 NO PLAYER SHALL PLAY IN A MANNER THAT IS PERILOUS TO OTHERS OR PLAY A BALL UNTIL PLAYERS, INCLUDING CADDIES IN FRONT SHOULD BE OUT OF RANGE.

2. 2 NO ONE SHOULD MOVE, TALK OR STAND CLOSE TO OR DIRECTLY BEHIND THE BALL OR THE HOLE WHEN A PLAYER IS ADDRESSING THE BALL OR MAKING A STROKE.

2. 3 THE PLAYER WHO HAS THE HONOUR SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO PLAY BEFORE HIS OPPONENT OR FELLOW COMPETITOR TEES HIS BALL.

3. CARE OF THE COURSE

3. 1 HOLES IN BUNKERS

BEFORE LEAVING A BUNKER, A PLAYER SHOULD CAREFULLY FILL UP AND SMOOTH WITH A RAKE OVER ALL HOLES AND FOOTPRINTS MADE BY HIM. THE RAKE SHOULD THEN BE PLACED OUTSIDE THE BUNKER IN A POSITION THAT DOES NOT AFFECT THE MOVEMENT OF A BALL IN FLIGHT.

3. 2 DAMAGE TO GREENS –FLAGSTICKS,BAGS,ETC.

PLAYERS SHOULD ENSURE THAT WHEN PUTTING DOWN BAGS ,OR THE FLAGSTICK, NO DAMAGE IS DONE TO THE PUTTING GREEN, AND THAT NEITHER THEY NOR THEIR CADDIES DAMAGE THE HOLE BY STANDING CLOSE TO IT IN HANDLING THE FLAGSTICK OR IN REMOVING THE BALL FROM THE HOLE. THE FLAGSTICK SHOULD BE PROPERLY REPLACED IN THE HOLE BEFORE THE PLAYERS LEAVE THE PUTTING GREEN.

3. 3 DAMADE THROUGH PRACTICE SWINGS

IN TAKING PRACTICE SWINGS, PLAYERS SHOULD AVOID CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE COURSE, PARTICULARLY THE TEES, BY REMOVING DIVOTS.

3. 4 REPAIR DIVOTS,BALL MARKS AND DAMAGE BY SPIKES

A PLAYER SHOULD ENSURE THAT ANY DIVOT HOLE MADE BY HIM, AND ANY DAMAGE TO THE PUTTING GREEN MADE BY A BALL IS CAREFULLY REPAIRED. ON COMPLETION OF THE HOLE BY ALL PLAYERS IN THE GROUP, DAMAGE TO THE PUTTING GREEN CAUSED BY GOLF SHOE SPIKES SHOULD ALSO BE REPAIRED.

4. PRIORITY ON THE COURSE

4.1 COURSE CONTROL

4. 1.1 ALL PLAYERS SHALL AT ALL TIMES OBSERVE ALL DIRECTIONS OF PLAY CONTROL AND COURSE MARSHALS.

4. 1.2 CROSS-OVER FLIGHTS WILL HAVE NO STANDING AND WILL LOSE CROSSING-OVER PRIORITY IF THE GOLFERS FAIL TO TEE-OFF WITHIN THE STIPULATED TIME.

5. PACE OF PLAY

5. 1 IN THE INTEREST OF ALL GOLFERS, PLAYERS SHOULD PLAY WITHOUT DELAY.

5. 2 PLAYERS SEARCHING FOR A BALL SHOULD SIGNAL OTHER PLAYERS BEHIND THEM TO PASS AS SOON AS IT BECOMES APPARENT THAT THE BALL WILL NOT BE EASILY FOUND. THEY SHOULD NOT CONTINUE PLAY UNTIL THE PLAYERS FOLLOWING THEM HAVE PASSED AND ARE OUT OF RANGE.

5. 3 WHEN THE PLAY OF A HOLE HAS BEEN COMPLETED, PLAYERS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE PUTTING GREEN.

5. 4 IF A FLIGHT FAILS TO KEEP ITS PACE ON THE COURSE AND LOSES MORE THAN ONE CLEAR HOLE ON THE PLAYERS IN FRONT, IT SHOULD INVITE THE FLIGHT FOLLOWING TO PASS.

5. 5 SUBJECT TO THE PACE OF PLAY GUIDELINES, IF THE FLIGHT IN FRONT HAS LOST A CLEAR HOLE, THE PLAYER WITH THE LOWEST HANDICAP IN THE FLIGHT SHALL ADVISE THEM THROUGH A MESSENGER THAT THEY MUST EITHER:
A) CLOSE THE GAP WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY; OR
B) ALLOW HIS FLIGHT TO OVERTAKE.

6. LOSS OF POSITION

UPON RECEIPT OF THE MESSAGE OF SLOW PLAY THE FLIGHT SHALL IMMEDIATELY EXERCISE EITHER OPTION (A) OR (B) AS MENTIONED ABOVE .IF NO CORRECTIVE ACTION IS TAKEN BY THE OFFENDING FLIGHT, THE MATTER SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE FRONT OFFICE OR COURSE MARSHALS ON DUTY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY.

7. LITTER

LITTER BINS ARE PROVIDED AT EVERY TEE IN ORDER TO HELP MAINTIN CLEANLINESS. PLEASE USE THESE BINS AND DO NOT LITTER THE COURSE.

8. GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE

THERE IS A WEEKLY SCHEDULE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF EACH OF THE COURSES (PER 9-HOLES). OTHER MAINTENANCE PROGRAMMES MAY BE CARRIED OUT FROM TIME TO TIME TO FURTHER IMPROVE THE CONDITIONS OF THE COURSES.

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