NEW FOREST GOLF CLUB – COURSE USAGE DURING COVID-19

To access the course a player must:

  • Not have been out of the Country for the past 14 days
  • Not be in self isolation
  • Not be displaying Covid-19 symptoms, or been in contact with someone with any symptoms
  • MUST have a pre-booked tee-time

BOOKING AND ARRIVAL

  • Booking a tee-time is essential, via BRS Portal or by phone during office hours 02380 282484
  • Please leave tee-times between 8-10am, on Tuesdays and Thursdays free for our Senior Section
  • Park 2m away from any other car in the car park
  • Maintain social distancing at all times social distancing
  • All golfers must make themselves familiar with our conditions of play
  • Golf equipment should be washed before a player leaves home
  • Golfers should travel to the course alone, or with members of the same household only
  • Arrival at the course no more than 20 minutes prior to your reserved tee time
  • Change footwear and arrange golf attire in the car park
  • Clubhouse, locker rooms and toilet facilities are now Open but you must be following social distancing guidance rules and take away hot drinks only
  • Please bring your own hand sanitiser to the course and use regularly

PRO SHOP AND STUDIO

Open – restricted to one customer at a time.

OFFICE

No access inside; if you wish to speak to a staff member, please knock the door, stand back and wait

TO THE FIRST TEE

  • Open to members and visitors playing upto a 3-4 ball at 8 minute intervals
  • Arrive no more than 5 minutes before start time
  • Putting green is open but limited to 2 players and with no pins
  • Observe social distancing rules and enter 1st tee area when the group ahead have played their shots and have cleared the tee
  • Do not tee off before your designated time, to ensure group spacing
  • Any player(s) not following directions may be asked to leave the course

ON THE COURSE

  • Physical distancing should be observed at all times, particularly on tees and greens
  • Ball washers will be covered over and not in use
  • Bunker rakes have been removed, players should smooth sand over with their feet or club
  • Flagsticks must remain in the holes and MUST not be touched
  • Hole cups inverted for simple ball retrieval
  • Any putt within 3 feet of the hole should be a gimme
  • Lost balls should be played from where you think it is lost with penalty
  • Once a hole has been completed the group in front MUST have exited the tee area before you progress to the next hole
  • Players must not pick up or touch another players equipment
  • Players must refrain from handshakes
  • Greenkeepers will be working early morning, please give them respect and space

AFTER GOLF & GETTING HOME

  • Post round players MUST return straight to their cars with their golf equipment
  • Clubhouse, locker rooms and toilet facilities are now Open but you must be following social distancing guidance rules and take away hot drinks only
  • Please leave the course facilities within 20 minutes of completing your round
  • Ensure that clubs are cleaned thoroughly after use
  • Players must call or email the office with any post round health issues, or Covid-19 related symptoms, at the earliest opportunity

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND OBSERVE OUR RULES FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY, IF YOU DO NOT ADHERE YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE