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Course Slope and Rating for Handicaps

‘Bogey Golfer’ in the Handicap System, Course & Slope Rating In common usage, “bogey golfer” means a golfer who averages about one bogey per hole. (A bogey is a golf… Read More

24th June 2024
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Types of Golf Play

The two basic forms of playing golf are Match play and Stroke play, and at club level, Stableford is the most popular way of scoring. Rather than counting the total number of strokes… Read More

24th June 2024
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Pace of Play and handy Hints

First and foremost, your place in the field is: BEHIND THE GROUP IN FRONT. NOT IN FRONT OF THE GROUP BEHIND! Ready Golf is now encouraged: The player with the… Read More

24th June 2024
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Etiquette of the Game of Golf

Always arrive at least 20mins before your tee time. This enables you to check in at the Pro Shop and be relaxed and ready on the first tee. Always carry… Read More

24th June 2024
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HOW TO ACQUIRE YOUR HANDICAP

Whether you aspire to become a pennant player or a social golfer, the next step is that you really need to acquire your handicap, in other words, you need to… Read More

24th June 2024
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Care of the Course

Click the links below to find useful information regarding Course Care and Courtesy on course.  Care of the Course – Carts and Buggies Care of the Course – Divots and… Read More

24th June 2024
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Understanding Stableford Scoring

Stableford is the most popular way of scoring at club level. Scoring Stableford The number of points awarded on each hole is determined based on comparison of the number of… Read More

24th June 2024
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The Basics of Golf

Equipment, Swing Basics, Rules Basics and Definitions: There is so much to learn when you are just starting out to play golf. The good news is there are also many… Read More

24th June 2024