Competitions & Buggy's
Members Update - Competitions/Buggies
A trial will be carried out on Saturday/Sunday - July 4th/5th to introduce competitions,. working within current restrictions and allowing us to assess the viability.
Competition - Singles stableford - Full handicap - Sweep and Two's - Entry £3.00 Collect card and one blank envelope per group from locker room.
Decide on tee who is marking opponents card - end of round verbally agree card is correct and to be signed by MARKER ONLY.
On completion of round, one player to collect all cards, entrance money, place in an envelope and "post" into money box in locker room as normal.
There will be no computer input unless advised otherwise.
Results - these will be announced on the website allowing for a suitable period of time to enable manual checking of monies and cards to take place. Prize money will be credited to the winners accounts for use when the bar card system is introduced.
THIS IS A TRIAL - IF SUCCESSFUL WE WILL CONTINUE AND EXTEND - IF NOT WE WILL LOOK FOR AN ALTERNATIVE.
We will be keeping a record of those playing during competition times to assess the success or otherwise of this temporary solution.
Buggies. These will be in operation for members from Wednesday July 8th Operation - must be booked in advance, by telephone, 48 hours in advance with payment by card only.
Keys will be made available for only those who have booked
After use place keys in the competition/scorecard box for re-sanitising in the mens locker room.
Board of Directors
Ryton Golf Club Limited.
In line with the recent Government announcement the clubhouse will be open on Saturday July 4th and Sunday 5th. Thereafter the opening hours are as follows:-
Saturday 12 - 6pm. Sunday. 12 - 5pm. Wednesday 12 - 5pm. Thursday 6 - 9pm
Friday 12 - 6pm.
Maximum of 2 people at any time in locker rooms. Where posssible we request that you continue to use the car park to change.
One way system in operation - enter by front door only - leave by rear stairs.
Occupancy - maximum 32 - 6 large tables and settees - spaced according to social distance rules and MUST not be moved other than by staff as required.
Procedures for registering and ordering drinks:- Sign in on entry to bar with contact details - Date/Name/Contact number.
Order drinks at one end of the bar and move to other end for service.
No standing at the bar other than to collect your order.
Payment - preferably by card. Cash will be accepted. However all payments below £12 by card will carry a surcharge of 50p to cover the costs we incur from the card service provider.
THERE WILL BE NO TABLE SERVICE, CATERING SERVICE OR TEA AND COFFEE AVAILABLE AT THE PRESENT TIME.
If, as a result of competition requirements, members have to be in the Lounge area but are not drinking, then please exit immediately to enable us to comply with the restrictions on occupancy.
THESE ARE STRICT GUIDELINES WHICH WE MUST ADHERE TO. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN THE CLOSURE OF THIS FACILITY.
Board of Directors
Ryton Golf Club Limited.
Bunkers Now In Play
From Saturday 20th of June, All bunkers will be in play - subject to the following local rule.
Bunkers: Local Rule is to allow preferred lies in bunkers. The distance for preferred lies in the bunker is limited to 6 inches and the area cannot be smoothed before placing (not dropping). You may smooth the sand over with your own club after the shot has been played.
This will be subject to ongoing review.
There has also been a number of complaints about speeding in cars around Clara Vale. Please note this road is only 30mph and is subject to the odd speed camera from time to time.
Ryton Golf Club Ltd
This years Captain's Charity is "Fighting Motor Neurone Disease". Clubs across the region have supported Billy Hoggins by providing fourball vouchers.
If you are interested in making a bid then please contact the secretary by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Reopening Guidelines - Visitors
VISITORS - CORONAVIRUS GUIDELINES
Make sure all payments are made prior to tee off either through the online booking system or by contacting the secretary on 0191 4133253 option 2.
Please do not arrive at the course more than 20 minutes before your reserved tee time.
All preparations for play (organising golf equipment, playing attire etc) to take place in the car park.
You should be on the first tee no more than 5 minutes before teeing off.
All play will be from yellow markers (red for Ladies).
If a ball is lost or out of play, do not double back. We have a strict 12 minute limit between tee times to avoid players "bunching" during a round.
There are no Pro shop, bar or catering facilities at the present time.
Buggies are out of use for the foreseeable future.
All flagsticks will remain, do not touch or remove.
Bunkers are GUR, play prohibited with rakes removed. Ball washers are also out of use.
Do not share ANY golf equipment with other golfers (clubs, trolleys, balls, umbrellas etc If using waste bins, seating or any items on the course not covered by the above, it is your responsibility to take all appropriate precautions.
At all times maintain social distance during your round On completion of your round, hands can be washed in the Locker room. This must be accessed from the front of the club house (course side) and exited via the rear doors, maintaining social distancing at all times.
Return to your vehicle, stow your golf equipment and vacate the car park immediately.
Enjoy your golf - follow these guidelines - TAKE CARE - STAY SAFE and return soon.