GREENORE GOLF CLUB
Member’s subscriptions fall due on January 1st each year and should be paid by March 1st.
MEMBERS CANNOT WIN A COMPETITION WHILE THEIR SUBSCRIPTION REMAINS UNPAID AFTER MARCH 1st.
To be eligible to win the Captain’s Overall Prize, Runner-up or Gross, Members must return a card in three qualifying club competitions in the current season, having retained their handicap from the previous year.
To be eligible to win the President’s Prize, the Captain’s Prize or the Special Competition in the current year, you must have returned a card from five qualifying club competitions in the previous year and three from the current year.
Country Members are not eligible to win the
The Handicap Committee of Greenore Golf Club reserve the right to adjust any player’s handicap prior to any competition
It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure the correct handicap is recorded on the competition scorecard.
After each hole the marker should check the score with the competitor and record it clearly on the competition scorecard.
After completion of the round, the competitor must total his score, ensure the card is signed appropriately by the marker and after signing it himself, return it to the committee as soon as possible. Ref. Rule 6.6b
Penalty for breach of Rule 6.6b: DISQUALIFICATION
RETURNING CARDS IN COMPETITIONS, HOME OR AWAY
The player shall ensure that ALL competition cards in qualifying events, WHETHER OR NOT COMPLETE, are returned to the organising committee.
IT IS A SERIOUS OFFENCE TO WITHHOLD A CARD EQUAL TO OR BETTER THAN THE STANDARD SCRATCH SCORE.
It is expected that every player who enters a qualifying competition intends to complete the round. An incomplete round should be accompanied by an acceptable reason, stated on the card, to the Competition Committee on return.
A card not returned or returned incomplete is not automatically entitled to 0.1.
Competitors are responsible and must ensure that their cards are returned in all competitions and entered in the computer.
Failure to comply will result in the player being suspended from the following club competition.
Competitors are responsible for ensuring that their cards are signed and show the correct handicap.
Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
Any breach of the rules by any member will be severely dealt with by the competitions committee.
The attention of members is drawn to present rules of golf on slow play,
Rule 6-7 Undue Delay; Slow Play
GOLFER OF THE YEAR COMPETITIONS
(SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Perpetual Trophy and Memento will be awarded to the player with the highest number of points accumulated for the events outlined (at time of printing).
O’Hare Memorial Trophy
DJ Kearney Silver Putter
Special Competition Rd1
Special Competition Rd2
Captain’s Prize Rd1
Captain’s Prize Rd2
Bernard Rafferty Trophy
In the event of a tie there will be a playoff.
CLUB MATCHPLAY: SINGLES. FOURBALL. FOURSOMES.
It is the responsibility of players to arrange to play their matches by the date specified. If a result has not been reached by the date given to each round, both parties will be disqualified.
EXTENSION OF TIME WILL NOT BE GRANTED
COMPETITION ENTRY RULES
Players are required to:
- Enter the competition by paying the appropriate entry fee and swiping in their GUI Card.
2. All cards must be returned at the conclusion of play. Players must first enter their scores into the computer before depositing in the Competition Score Card Box. Failure to do so will result in suspension.
- Order of play in singles competitions is at the discretion of the Competition’s Committee.
- Competitors may not play concurrently in Matchplay, while playing in a Stroke/Stableford Singles Competition.
STROKEPLAY: STROKE/STABLEFORD/V PAR – Full Handicaps.
FOURSOMES – ½ Combined. FOURBALL– ¾ Handicap.
MATCHPLAY: SINGLES – Full Differential. FOURSOMES – ½ Combined Differential.
FOURBALL – ¾ Full Differential
There is a very high demand for places on Saturdays and Sundays, including Tuesdays.
Members are responsible for their names on timesheets.
Please do not put anybody’s name on a timesheet without informing him or her.
In cases where a member finds that they cannot take their place on the timesheet, and are not personally able to remove their name, they should inform the Pro-Shop without delay and by the latest 5:00p.m. on the day prior to the competition.
Members should be at the first tee at least five minutes prior to their allotted time on the timesheet.
If eight minutes before a tee-time, a member has not signed in by computer, his slot may be allocated to a waiting standby.
If a slot has been reallocated, it will not be recoverable by late arrival.
Players Failing To Turn Up: Fine, Suspension will apply
BRS Timesheet will operate for all competitions.
No Casual Golf Permitted During Sunday Competition Time.
Recommended times for 18 Hole Competitions:
Threeballs – 3 ½ hours.
Fourballs – 4 hours.
SLOW PLAY will be monitored and ACTION WILL BE TAKEN.
In the interest of all, members are requested to play WITHOUT DELAY.
Competitions for Juveniles take place each Wednesday from June through August.
1st and 13th tees are reserved from 9:00 – 11:30 am.
The Juvenile Committee wish to thank in advance, all adults who turn out on a Wednesday to help with the Juvenile Competitions.
Details on upgrading from Junior Status to Competitive Juvenile Status are outlined in the
“Juvenile Terms & Conditions” document.
Competitive Juveniles are eligible to take part in all club qualifying competitions and team events.
To win the Special Competition a maximum handicap allowance of 14 applies.
ETIQUETTE OF GOLF
No player should play from the tee until the party in front are out of range, or play up to the green until the party in front have holed out and left the green.
If a party fails to keep its place on the course and loses more than one clear hole on the players in front, it must allow the following party to pass through.
The use of a buggy does not give any priority over players walking.
Players who have holed out on a green should not try their putt again when other players are following them.
LEAVE THE COURSE AS YOU FOUND IT
All divots should be filled by use of the divot bags available at the 1st tee.
Please refill your divot bags at the relevant tee boxes around the course.
Pitch-marks repaired correctly within five minutes recover in five days, left un-attended, recovery can take up to three weeks.
Sand bunkers should always be raked after use, and the rake left inside the bunker.
Trolleys are not allowed on the putting surface and golf bags must not be placed on greens.
Buggies are not allowed on tee-boxes and should not be driven close to greens.
Please be considerate to the course when using a buggy on soft ground.
Only members of recognised Golf Clubs and holding a current official GUI Handicap are eligible to compete.
In singles events, competitors must enter by swiping their swipe card.
Juveniles are eligible to enter, only if they are eligible to play in their home club’s weekly adult competitions.
STANDARD OF DRESS
COURSE & CLUBHOUSE
Members & Visitors
SMART CASUAL DRESS IS ESSENTIAL IN THE CLUBHOUSE
The following items of Dress are unacceptable:
Sleeveless or collarless shirts
Headwear in Clubhouse
Denim Jeans/Jackets on the Course
Trouser legs tucked into Socks (Except during Winter Rules)
FOOTWEAR WORN ON THE COURSE MUST NOT BE WORN IN THE CLUBHOUSE
INTERCLUB COMPETITION STANDARD OF DRESS
CLUB TEE SHIRT
SMART CASUAL TROUSERS
COUNCIL GREENORE GOLF CLUB.