FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, PLEASE BE ADVISED:
FOG & LIGHTNING: In the event of an electrical storm, suspend play immediately and take appropriate action. (Rule 6-8a applies). Do not commence or 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 alert greens staff nearby or ahead when they are about to make a Stroke and wait for staff to acknowledge them or move out of range.
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 & Steps. Care is to be taken on steep banks and when entering & leaving deep-sided bunkers.
BUGGIES: To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Club’s Buggy Policy and follow designated buggy routes at all times. Take particular care on slopes and around ditches and deep-sided bunkers, do not drive buggies on Tees, Greens and Aprons.
FIRST AID: Assistance is available in the Clubhouse, Hotel and Driving Range. Defibrillator is available at the Hotel reception.
RESORT GUESTS – in the event that our resort guests/walkers stray from the designated routes around the resort please wait till they clear or politely remind them that they have strayed from the designated routes.
ALL ACCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE MANAGERS OFFICE. PLAYERS ARE REMINDED OF THE NEED TO SHOUT “FORE!” IF YOU CANNOT SEE THE FULL RANGE OF ANY WAYWARD SHOT ONTO ADJACENT FAIRWAYS
Keeping safe on the course:
- 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 down and cover your head with your arms
For the benefit of health and safety for all our guests Rudding Park Management, reserve the right to remove guests or close the courses without prior notice