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Current Course Guidelines

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak -

 

RAKES HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE BUNKERS (you may place your ball in the bunker)

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE BALL WASHERS

LEAVE FLAGS IN AT ALL TIMES

TAKE BALL OUT OF HOLE WITH GLOVED HAND

CONSIDER THE USE OF GENEROUS 'GIMMEES'

KEEP YOUR DISTANCE FROM EACH PLAYER

NO CONTACT BETWEEN PLAYERS (thumbs up is better than a handshake)

ONLY ONE PERSON ALLOWED IN 2-SEATER BUGGIES

 

Enjoy the fresh air and exercise safely following these guidelines.

Thank you

Graham Bradley, Professional/Manager

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England Golf Covid-19 Guidance

Official Statement

England Golf - in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak - has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers.

We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the direction of the guidelines set out in detail by Public Health England via their website

Details on how best to cope with the virus can also be found via the World Health Organisation website which will provide rolling updates and the best ways to mitigate against the spread of the infection.

NHS England also provide updated and expert advice via their website

All golf clubs should note, act upon and continually monitor the advice and guidance issued by these expert authorities in relation to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  it is important that we all work together, following the advice of qualified professionals, in controlling the spread of COVID-19.

This remains a very fluid situation and England Golf will continue to take their lead fromt the Government and Public Health authorities when it comes to safeguarding our clubs and members and offering practical and necessary steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of golfers and golf club staff.

England Golf chief executive Jeremy Tomlinson said: "The expert practical advice that is available from the health authorities and national government should remain the first point of reference for all our golf clubs and golfers". "This is clearly a fluid and developing situation and we will continue to monitor events as they progress and pass on the relevant information to our stakeholders" "By working in alignment with those who are specialists in this field, we will be able to take the necessary precautions and provide the correct measures to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak".

Gents Competitions - Entry Sheets

Dear Gents,

Please be aware that the start sheets for all Gents Competitions are put up well in advance of the date that the competition will commence.

The draw for each competition is publish by the club secretary 10 days before the event and this will be the cut off date for entries.

After the draw is completed the competition entry will be closed. You are not to call the Pro Shop or secretary to ask to be entered. 

There will be a reserve box available for both morning and afternoon tee times on the draw sheet.  If there are any withdrawals from the original draw then the first reserve will be allocated that place and so on.

If there are no withdrawals, then the reserves will be allocated the next avaiable tee time on the draw sheet.

On the morning of a competition there may be slots available and these will be allocated to the reserves in the first instance if they have not already been allocated a slot or on a first come basis.

If you want to call the Pro Shop on the morning of a competition to see if there are any available slots, then every effort will be made to get you in.

Note: Gents putting their names in the reserve section will not be able to request EP or LP. 

Yours

John Williams

BGC Comps Sec

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP & WESTMORELAND CUP

COMPETITION DETAILS – CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP & WESTMORELAND CUP

1. Competitions being played for are as follows:

a. Comp A - 36 Hole Medal (Scratch). The Winner of this comp will be the Serving Member returning the best scratch medal score over 36 holes (Day 1 & 2 rounds) and will be awarded the Club Champion Trophy.

b. Comp B - 36 Hole Medal (Handicap). The Winner of this comp will be the Serving Member returning the best 36 hole handicap medal score over 36 holes (Day 1 & 2 rounds) and will be awarded the Westmoreland Cup.

c. Comp C - Best 18 Hole Medal (Handicap) Day One. The Winner of this comp will be the player returning the best 18 hole handicap medal score over the day one round. (Winners of competitions A, B and D are not eligible for this prize)

d. Comp D - Best 18 Hole Medal (Handicap) Day Two. The Winner of this comp will be the player returning the best 18 hole handicap medal score over the day two round. (Winners of competitions A, B and C are not eligible for this prize)

TIES

2. In the event of ties the following applies:

3. 36 Hole Competitions:

1) Club Championship. Sudden Death play Off. Holes 1,5 & 18 - repeat until winner.

2) Westmoreland Cup. The best score for the last eighteen holes wins, if there is still a tie then the last nine, then six, then three or the last hole. Further countback rules are available if there is still a tie.

4. 18 Hole Competitions. The best score for the last nine holes wins, then six, then three or the last hole.

PRIZES

5. A member who returns the best scores in both the Club Championship & Westmoreland may win both competitions but cannot be eligible for a prize in the individual 18 hole handicap competitions.

6. Precedence will be the winners in order, of the Club Championship, Westmoreland Cup, Day One 18 Hole Handicap Medal Competition and then Day Two 18 Hole Handicap Medal Competition.

7. Once these have been allocated, the runners up, again in order, of the Club Championship, Westmoreland Cup, Day One 18 Hole Handicap Medal Competition and then Day Two 18 Hole Handicap Medal Competition.

8. A separate 2’s pot will be running each day, this will be controlled by the Pro Shop on registration. 


COSTS & BREAKDOWN

9. The cost for both days for all competitors will be £10 less the 2’s pot. This will cover entry into all four competitions. The 2's pot will be £2 per day. 

10. Breakdown of prize funds will be (based on 60 entries and not including any % levy taken by the club):

a. Club Championship Fund - £180 (Approximately)

b. Westmoreland Cup Fund - £220 (Approximately)

c. Day 1 Handicap Medal Fund - £100 (Approximately)

d. Day 2 Handicap Medal Fund - £100 (Approximately)

RUNNING ORDER

11. The running order for Day 1 will be handicap order with the lowest handicapped players going off first.

12. Running order for day 2 will be promulgated after the scores from day one have been verified with the best scratch medal score from day 1 going off last then in reverse order.

NOTES:

Please be aware that this proposal has now been passed by the committee.

Yours

John Williams

BGC Comps Sec

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