Health & Safety
Fog & Lightning
In the event of an electrical storm, suspend play immediately & take appropriate action. (Rule 6-8a applies). Shelters do not provide adequate protection from lightning.
Do not continue play in fog/poor visibility, when you cannot see the clear distance of your intended shot.
Greens Staff have priority at all times. Players should always be alert that greens staff may be nearby or ahead when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them, wait for staff to move out of range or acknowledge you are making a shot.
To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Clubs Buggy Policy and follow designated buggy routes at all times. Take particular care on slopes and around ditches and deep-sided bunkers.
The Course, Its Steps and Surfaces
The Course, Its Steps And Surfaces may be slippery when damp or wet. Golfers must ensure to wear appropriate footwear to meet the prevailing conditions. Wherever possible, keep to covered areas of footpaths and steps. Take care on steep banks and when entering & leaving deep-sided bunkers.
There is a pond and several streams across the course. Players are advised not to attempt to retrieve golf balls from the pond. Players enter water hazards at their own risk.
First Aid boxes are located in the Clubhouse, Office and Professionals Shop. The Professional is a trained first aider and many other staff are trained in basic first aid.
ALL ACCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE OFFICE
PLAYERS ARE REMINDED OF THE NEED TO SHOUT FORE! IF YOU CANNOT SEE THE FULL RANGE OF ANY WAYWARD SHOT ONTO ADJACENT FAIRWAYS
Players should not play until the players in front are out of range.
Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like when they make a stroke or practice swing.
If a player plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone, they should immediately shout a warning. The traditional word of warning in such situations is "FORE!"
On hearing "FORE!" - Crouch, cover your head with your arms and count to 10.
You are advised to carry a mobile phone to summon assistance in an emergency.
Ring 999 for an ambulance and give a post code of BB7 1PP
Ambulance access points: Main Car Park. Office: 01200422292