Members' Bulletin Board


31.10.17

Notice of AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Club will be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 7pm.  All Ordinary (Full), Veteran and Life Members are entitled to vote and submit Nominations and/or Motions on the appropriate forms.

Alan Donaldson
10.08.17

Handicaps & Results

In order to obtain a handicap you will have to submit three scores, one of which must be from the Medal Tees. Each scorecard must be signed by a member who already holds a full handicap. Supplementary Scores, booked in beforehand to the Professionals shop, can also count as medal rounds for this purpose.

In order to retain your handicap it is necessary to return a minimum of three strokeplay scores each year (non-returns do not count).

All members can check their handicaps and competition results on the 'HowDidIdo' system by clicking the button below and logging in on the 'HowDidIdo' website. If you have not done so already you need to register with 'HowDidIdo' before being able to access the site.

Howdidido website

Club Management
01.11.17

On-line Calendar

If you would like to have club fixtures appearing on your own web calendar, be it Google, Outlook or whatever, then you can do so.

The Club maintains the following Google Calendars, with associated ical addresses, that can be added to personal calendars.

Club Comps https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/e5r5qafn44rd2afe8m7ci01900%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
Open Comps https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/aiio84hhikovo00a7gud3q1n7k%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
House https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/1e8eut19isdc61eiob0vnitua4%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
Greens https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/bsjtq1rer48fh4l4eofeivctu0%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
Team Matches https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/glteir5j6a70akti8tc0cdlu68%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

To load any of the above Calendars, open your own Google/Outlook calendar in a web browser.  In a Google calendar you would then choose "Add by URL" from the "Other Calendars" menu and paste in the ical URL in the box. On your mobile device you may have to refresh your calendar app and make sure that the newly added calendars are synced.  In the Google App this is via the menu/settings option.

Alan Donaldson
11.08.17

Equipment Rental

During the playing season the club has battery operated buggies available for rent at a cost of £10 per round.
Club Management
11.08.17

Payment Facilities

The Club operates a Direct Debit facility for the payment of subscriptions and all other fees. The scheme runs for 12 months each year though, for new members, it can be joined at any point during the year. There is a small additional charge, set by committee, for use of the DD facility.

Payment can also be made in cash, by cheque, credit card (a 3% charge is applied), debit card (no charge) or bank transfer (Sort Code 82 66 05 Account: 30017799)

Club Management
11.08.17

Insurance

All players are advised to arrange their own golf insurance.
Club Management
11.08.17

Dress Code

The club operates a relaxed dress code, details of which are included in the Fixtures and Events booklet and on notices posted in the clubhouse. Members are requested to ensure that they adhere to these regulations and staff have been instructed to ensure that it is enforced.
Club Management
11.08.17

Social

The club runs a variety of social events to suit all tastes and details are advertised on the clubhouse noticeboards and by email.  Members are encouraged to support these events and booking should be made at the bar.

To help with its fund raising efforts, the Club also runs "The Monthly Draw".  The monthly subscription for this is £5, with one monthly prize of £75, one of £50 and two of £25. There is an additional prize of £750 in December.  Full details are in the Fixtures and Events booklet (p13) or please contact the Secretary if you wish to join.

Club Management
11.08.17

Playing Guests

Members (including juniors) are allowed to sign in up to three playing guests at a time. Bookings should be made through the Professional and the appropriate Member/Guest fee paid. No guest is allowed to play the course on more than six occasions in any calendar year.
Club Management
11.08.17

Medals

Medals are normally played on Wednesdays and Saturdays and booking, up to a week in advance, is either via the club web site or the professionals shop.
Club Management
11.08.17

Club Competitions

The club runs a large number and variety of competitions throughout the year, details of which are included in the Fixtures and Events booklet and, provided you have a handicap, you are encouraged to participate in these.

Entry to the annual knockout competitions is made at the beginning of the year by adding your name on the entry sheets pinned up on the clubhouse competitions noticeboard.

Full details of all competitions and the rules of entry are included in the folder to the left of the competitions noticeboard in the main corridor.

Club Management
11.08.17

Joining Fee

Full membership: Age > 30yrs: £400
Full membership: Age 22yrs – 30yrs: £200
Full membership: Age < 22yrs: £0
Lifestyle: £0

Club Management
11.08.17

Annual Review of Fees

Fees are set annually at the AGM (normally held in November)
Club Management
11.08.17

Subscription Year

Full memberships: 1 Jan – 31 Dec

Lifestyle memberships: 1 Mar – 28/29 Feb

Club Management
11.08.17

Courtesy & Reciprocal Arrangements

(For Full adult members)

** Arrangements MUST be made through the office and are not guaranteed.

COURTESY (ANY DAY) **

Millport
Lanark
Starnberg (near Munich)
Lincoln

COURTESY (When Largs is closed for Open Competitions) **

Irvine Bogside
West Kilbride

RECIPROCAL ARRANGEMENTS

Association of Clyde Golf Clubs

Innellan: £7.50
Port Bannatyne: £7.50
Skelmorlie: £7.50
Blairmore & Strone: £7.50
Rothesay: £7.50
Gourock: £7.50
Cowal: £7.50
Routenburn: £7.50

Others

Crieff Golf Club**: ½ Normal Green Fee
Helensburgh Golf Club**: ½ Normal Green Fee
Machrihanish Dunes**: Reduced Green Fee of £50 / Overnight B&B £99

Club Management
11.08.17

Membership Cards

Members may use their Pre-Payment cards for the purchase of drinks and catering. Drinks purchased by this method attract a 5% discount on the published cash price. Member accounts can be topped up at any time at the bar either with cash or using the debit/credit card (the 3% charge applies for all transactions by credit card). The minimum top up amount is £10.

At the end of the subscription year any unused balance of the initial pre-payment charge is automatically forfeited, but unused amounts from top ups remain credited for the following year.

Club Management
11.08.17

Lockers and Caddy Spaces

The following storage is available for members to rent:

  • Ladies & Gents lockers £20/£30 per annum
  • Power Caddy bays £32 per annum
  • Caddy rail £10 per annum
  • Holdall lockers £15 per annum
Club Management
11.08.17

Entrance Doors

Keypad security locks are installed on some doors. Check with professional for current code.
Club Management
10.08.17

Booking Tee-Times Online

On-line tee bookings are made using the "BRS" system. The username required for BRS is your membership Record ID and first time you log in you should change the provisional password to one of your own.

Members may book tee times up to 8 days in advance. You can start your booking here

Club Management
10.08.17

Introduction of Guests

Members may introduce up to seven guests at any one time to use the clubhouse facilities. In order to comply with current Licensing regulations, the names and full address of all guests must be entered in the Visitors Book in the main entrance lobby. Failure to do so could result in the club losing its licence.
Club Management

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