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Course Care & Etiquette

Course Care & Etiquette

 

Click here to read the Etiquette section from the Rules of Golf.

Course Care:

We ask members and guests to take the time to read the following fact sheets and be aware of the important role they play in maintaining the high standards our golf course is presented to.

Preventing Unnecessary Damage

Players should avoid causing damage to the course. For example:

 

  • Do not remove divots when taking practice swings or by hitting the club into the ground, whether in anger or for any other reason. Ensure you do not damage the putting green when putting down bags or the flagstick.
  • Avoid standing too close to the hole and take care when handling the flagstick and when removing a ball from the hole. Do not use the clubhead to remove a ball from the hole.
  • Do not lean on a club on the putting green.
  • If the flagstick has been removed, replace it in the centre of the hole.
  • Follow any local notices regulating the movement of golf carts.

Putting Greens:

 

Click here to read how to repair all ball/pitch marks and other damage; handle the flag stick and other course care tips for the putting green.

Repairing Divots and Smoothing Bunkers:

 

Click here to read how to repair all divot holes and smooth the area after playing from a bunker.

Nudge Golf Club follows the recommendation of The R&A and USGA Match Committee and asks members to leave the rakes outside of bunkers.

Golf Buggies & Carts and Rubbish:

 

Click here to read about golf buggy & carts and rubbish

Safety, Consideration for Others:

 

Click here to read about safety on the golf course and the consideration of others.

Pace of Play Tips:

 

Click here to read the R&A’s Pace of Play Manual.