Play shall not commence or if underway, shall stop when visibility is reduced to less than 250 yards. A distinctive black and white marker is situated on the right of the 10th fairway 250 yards from the clubhouse flag pole. If this marker post is not visible no play shall commence.
All persons are advised that it is their personal responsibility to protect themselves in the event of lightning occurring in the vicinity of the golf course by immediately discontinuing play and seeking shelter in the clubhouse. If this is not possible and you are in the open, you should move away from your golf clubs and buggies if in use. Keep away from tall trees and water and avoid high ground. Shelter in low-lying areas and keep several metres away from fellow players.
When the greens are deemed unplayable or where play may course damage to the greens due to flooding, temporary greens will be used.
When it is deemed by the course manager and/or club management that conditions determine that it is unsafe for ride on buggies to be on the golf course they will not be permitted.
When it is deemed that the use of ride on buggies or golf trollies will course damage to the golf course by the course manager and club management they will not be permitted on the golf course.
When it is deemed by the course manager and club management that the golf course is unsafe or long term damage will be caused to the golf course due to flooding, the golf course will be closed.
Every effort will be made to ensure that these measures are a last resort and will be avoided wherever possible.
When the course manager and club management deem that the course is unsafe due to frost the golf course will be closed.
When it is deemed by the course manager and club management that serious long term damage will be caused to any green(s), these green(s) will be closed and replaced with temporary greens. Every effort will be made to attempt to avoid this and this measure will only be in place when deemed absolutely necessary.
Suspension of play
If play has to be suspended, the authority to do so lies with the club management and their staff. Suspension of play will be indicated by a one long blast of the foghorn. The decision to recommence play lies with the club management and their staff and will be indicated by 3 blasts of the foghorn. If anyone has left the golf course before play recommences they will be given 15 minutes notice before play recommences to return to their position on the golf course.
All decisions made by the course manager and club management will be final.