Please wait
Please wait while we delete your details...
Meltham golf Club Logo
calender us Meltham golf Club Contact us Meltham golf Club

Social Distancing Golf

 

Social Distancing Golf

 

 

 

Safe every step of the way – Social Distancing Rules must be strictly adhered to at all times

 

 

1.         Course Access

2.         Booking & Arrival

3.         Check in and Pro’s Shop Protocol

4.         Clubhouse Facilities

5.         To the first Tee

6.         On the Course

7.         Getting Home Safely

 

 

Meltham Golf Club

 

 

For golfers, the measures cover each step of the journey from home to 1st tee and

back home again.

At the golf course, these measures are in place from dawn until dusk, seven days a

week. Please vacate the course by 8.00pm each evening.

Our measures and procedures are under constant review, updated as advice from

Government, Health Authorities and the Sport’s Governing Bodies evolves in line with

the gradual lifting of social restrictions.

 

 

Course Access

 

 

In the initial period following our club’s re-opening, access to the course will be limited to just our staff and club members

 

To access the course a player must:

Booking a tee time in advance is compulsory - via the BRS system.

Report straight to Golf Shop on Arrival

Be an active member

Not have been out of the country for over 14 days

Not be in self-isolation

Not be displaying COVID-19 symptoms

Have a pre-reserved tee time

 

 

Booking and Arrival

 

 

 

Please always observe social distancing 

 

Booking a tee time in advance is compulsory - via the BRS system

When restrictions are eased, guests and visitors will be encouraged to book and prepay online

We require all players to provide a phone number and email address to enable contact tracing

All Golfers will be made aware of our measures prior to their visit

Golf equipment should be cleaned before a player leaves home

Golfers should travel to the club alone, or with a member of the same household

Ample car parking spaces are available to enable social distancing

Arrival at the course no more than 15 minutes prior to reserved tee time

Observe social distancing always and resist the temptation to mingle

Locker Rooms are closed for changing. Change footwear in car park

Report straight to Golf Shop on Arrival

Please be aware of others around this area as it is a small limited space please use caution when walking past the Clubhouse to the Pro’s Shop and give way where necessary

 

 

Check in and Pro’s Shop Protocol

 

 

 

Please always observe social distancing 

 

Mandatory check in at the Golf Shop

Two metre queue markers at a single Golf Shop entry point

Only one person at a time permitted inside the Golf Shop

A two-metre exclusion zone at the service desk

Essential golfing items only will be available to purchase, gathered by staff on request

Food and Beverage items limited to chocolate bars and drinks

Social golf only. Initially there will be no competitive golf

 

 

Clubhouse and Hire Facilities

 

 

 

Please always observe social distancing 

 

Clubhouse will remain closed

Down stairs Toilets in the Clubhouse will have open entrance doors and will be cleaned regularly. Hand Sanitisers are available.

Sanitised trollies and buggies are available for hire, single person use only

Players must provide own clubs, hire sets will not be available

The Practice area will remain closed until further notice.

 

 

To the First Tee

 

 

 

Please always observe social distancing 

 

Groups of 4 players allowed, at 10-minute intervals.

Putting green is open, limited to 3 players, with holes filled. Players practicing must observe

physical distancing

Arrive at 1st Tee no more than 5 minutes prior to the reserved tee time

Any players not following the directions will be asked to leave the golf course

Tee off times strictly observed to maintain minimum 10-minute group spacing

 

On the Course

 

 

Physical distancing observed throughout, particularly on the tees and greens

Social spacing signage identifies waiting areas on tee box approaches

Rubbish bins removed or out of use. Please take rubbish home with you.

Ball washers removed or covered over

Bunker rakes removed, players to make best efforts to smooth sand using their club/

feet prior to shot or place the ball in the bunker within 150mm with no penalty.

Par three holes are compulsory call up holes to avoid player congestion

Flagsticks to remain in the hole and must not be touched

Hole cups inverted for simple, contact free ball retrieval

Once a hole is complete, the group in front must have exited the tee box before players

can progress to the next hole

Do not double back to play again if ball is lost, unplayable or in a penalty area. In social

golf if your ball is out of bounds or lost, under local rules you may take a 2 shot penalty

near that point rather than return to where the shot was originally played from.

Equipment, food and drink must not be exchanged between players

Players must not pick up another players equipment or golf ball

Players must refrain from handshakes and high fives

All golfers must walk in from the course by 8:00pm at the latest

When leaving the course please walk safely in front of the first tee and across the patio

 

 

Getting Home Safely

 

 

Post round players must return straight to their cars

Restaurant and Bars will remain closed

Lockers cannot be accessed to collect or store belongings

Hands may be washed in the toilets

Players must call or email the golf club with any post round health issues or COVID-19

related queries, at the earliest opportunity

 

Enjoy your golf. Play Safe and Stay Safe

 

James Morelli

Chair of Golf

 

12 May 2020