Club Update – Temporary Rules & Conditions (January 2022)

Club Update – Temporary Rules & Conditions (January 2022)

TEMPORARY RULES UPDATED 9/01/2022

Please follow all social distancing, congregation and hygiene regulations and procedures put in place by the Government, the Club and the Pro-shop.

RULE T1: SCORING AND SCORECARDS

  • Select the player you will mark, enter your score as marker
    • Marker (phone owner) is to sign at end of round. Verbal confirmation of scores must still occur before being submitted.
    • DO NOT PASS YOUR PHONE TO ANOTHER PLAYER TO SIGN.
    • Once scores are submitted via app, they are considered final.
    • If there is a player/s in your group without the app, please mark their score. (Any additional scores of another player in the group can also be submitted after submitting first scores.) The markers score can be retrieved and entered into MiClub as a valid score.
      • If you have 3-4 players in your group, only 2 players have the app. The 2 app users score the 1-2 non-app users. Every markers score is retrievable for competition and handicapping.
    • If you are a marker or player being scored with the app, you do not need to email a physical scorecard. Once submitted via app, your scores are recorded in system for retrieval and manual entry. Exception: Putting Scores, see scorecards

 

Scorecards – Only when MiScore is not available in your group:

  • Use of Scorecards is highly discouraged. This option is being implemented for members who genuinely cannot be scored by the app. See above.
  • Cards will be able to be used BUT NOT TO BE RETURNED INTO SCORECARD SLOTS OR THE PRO-SHOP. Any card left at the Club will not be accepted, thrown away and a No Card Returned (NCR) will be given to the player. No Exceptions.
  • If using a card, please take a green fee card from the pro-shop and fill out.
    • Players Name,
    • Markers Name,
    • Players GolfLink number and Daily Handicap,
    • Date of Play.
    • Card needs to be legible, unreadable cards cannot be entered. Please print your names in capitals.
  • Marker is to sign signatures on scorecard. Verbal confirmation of scores must still occur before being submitted.
  • DO NOT PASS SCORECARD TO ANOTHER PLAYER TO SIGN.
  • To Submit a Scorecard – Take a photo of the card and email to:
  • Men’s Comp – clubcaptain@queensparkgolfclub.com
  • Ladies Comp – ladyhandicapper@queensparkgolfclub.com
  • Emails are to be sent by 6pm on day of play or will not be accepted.
  • Cards for putting rounds maybe placed in Box provided, as a backup for when MiScore fails to submit putts from the round. ( This can happen when submitting scores for other players in the group

 

  • Scorecards to gain your handicap (for members without a handicap only).

If submitting a card to gain your handicap, please take a photo of your card and email to:

 

RULE T2: FLAGSTICKS and HOLES

  • Flagsticks must be left in the hole at all times.
  • If a player removes a flagstick, a 1 shot penalty will apply to that player for each individual offense.
  • If ball hits the inside of the cup and bounces out, the ball is still in play and IS NOT CONSIDERED HOLED. Play until your ball is at rest in the hole.

 

RULE T3: BUNKERS

  • Rakes have been removed from all bunkers

–     Preferred lies are now available in all bunkers.

  • If the preferred lie option is taken in bunkers:
    • Lift your ball, smooth bunker with your foot or club and place your ball as closely as possible to its original position.
    • Smoothing sand is acceptable, building sand or manufacturing better lies in any other way is not acceptable

 

RULE T4: IRRIGATION WORKS & Abnormal Course Conditions G.U.R.

  • Any Irrigation trenching areas in the general area are G.U.R.
  • The ball maybe dropped without penalty at the nearest point of relief no nearer to the hole.
  • The fallen tree on left of 6th fairway and
  • The bare ground on 10th right fairway, where Canoe tree was removed, may also be treated as GUR under Rule 16.1

 

ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY CHANGES IN EFFECT

  • Bookings are essential to play. No booking, no play.
  • All players will commence their round from the 1st
  • Nearest the Pins have been suspended until further notice.
  • Failure of members to comply with Covid-19 Laws and Temporary Club Rules may result in sanctions being applied.
  • The use of scorecards will be reviewed regularly. Failure to comply with Rule T1 and Social distancing in this regard may result in Scorecard option being removed completely.

Sand buckets have been removed. Please bring a sand bucket or container to hold sand. We cannot stress enough how important this is to keep our course in good condition and expect all members to help fill divots, plug marks, etc.