Golf Etiquette

On the Tee

  • Mark your ball so that you can identify it.
  • Hit ONLY when golfers ahead of you are out of range.
  • Stand still and facing other golfers while they are hitting.
  • Do NOT stand at  the back of the  Tee when someone is hitting.
  • Watch where all balls go to avoid time spent looking for lost balls.
  • Yell the warning “FORE!” if your ball is heading toward another golfer.
  • Ensure you have a Full Sand bucket before commencing play.

The Fairway

  • Walk directly to your ball unless you reach someone else’s ball first.
  • Place your bag or cart near you when hitting.
  • Take no more than one practice swing.
  • Player furthest from the hole usually plays first, but golfers out of range of the group in front can play first, if ready.
  • Fill all divots as required.
  • Walk briskly between shots and be ready to play when it is your turn.
  • Keep Pace with the group in front of you at all times.
  • Assist playing partners when needed by bringing clubs, finding lost balls, etc.
  • Adhere to motorised cart rules at all times.

On the Sandgreen

  • Hand buggies cannot be wheeled across sandgreens.
  • Avoid driving carts across the sandgreen.
  • Place your bag or cart between the sandgreen and the next tee.
  • Take all clubs that you may need.
  • Repair your own ball marks and others.
  • Avoid stepping on another player’s putting line after they have scraped.
  • Players begin putting when all balls are on the sandgreen.
  • The person furthest away from the hole putts first.
  • Mark your ball if it is in the path of another player’s ball.
  • Take turns in preparing the sandgreen for next group of players.
  • Record all scores on the next tee.