20th May 2020 in Uncategorized Course Reopening Update Share Twitter Facebook Under new government rules released yesterday (11th May), we are delighted to announce the following groupings will be permitted on the course effective from Wednesday 13th May 8am. Individuals playing golf on their own Two-balls comprising of individuals from different households (whilst social distancing) Members of the same household playing in two, three or four-balls Social distancing rules must be strictly observed at all times. Course patrols will be carried out to ensure social distancing is being adhered to. Players must not visit the Club if they are feeling unwell, self-isolating, showing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days. Booking a Tee Time Those wishing to play the course must have an active membership or pay a relevant green fee. Course patrols will ensure only fee-paying golfers are on course at all times. You may be asked to present a valid bag tag by a member of staff. Those wishing to renew their memberships please pay via BACS as instructed in your renewal letters or over the phone. Green fees must be paid in advance over the phone to secure your booking. Golf Office Open 8am – 5pm: last tee booking 5.20pm. Tee times bookable between these times at 10-minute intervals. In order to accommodate Members who are working, we are happy for you to play after 5.30pm but you must have registered with the office beforehand for track and trace reasons. There will be volunteer marshals out on the course so please do not abuse this privilege or trust. We are working with our tee booking provider BRS, to launch member and visitor online tee bookings. Further information will come out when the system has been upgraded and is live for you to use. Tee times must be booked in advance over the phone (01208 863000) or via email (email@example.com) no more than two weeks in advance. All players’ names and contact details will be required upon booking for contact tracing purposes. There will be no Club competitions or roll-ups – social golf only. No turn-up and play golf will be permitted. Please pre-book. *8-5pm from Wednesday 20th May. Last tee time at 5:20pm. Tee times and opening hours will be regularly reviewed. On Arrival Please arrive no earlier than 20 minutes prior to your tee time. Please arrive golf ready. Please change your golf shoes in the car park. Only the clubhouse loos and reception will be open. For the protection of our staff a maximum of 2 people are to enter the reception area at any one time to register your arrival. Commencement of all rounds must be from the 1st Tee. Do not join the course from any other point. Golf buggies will be available to hire for single-use or use within household groups and will be sanitised between each use. No hire clubs will be allowed for the foreseeable future. On Course and Practice Facilities All bunkers will be G.U.R and hole cups will be inverted. All course furniture has been removed or covered wherever possible to minimise contact points. Please do not exchange scorecards. Please keep up with the pace of play. Please do not touch or remove flagsticks. Course patrols will be made regularly to ensure social distancing is being adhered to and no groups from multiple households are joining together. Please do not be offended if you are asked to present a valid bag tag by a member of staff. The driving range will be open and is subject to social distancing. Please use the outdoor practice bays wherever possible. Sharing of practice balls will not be permitted. The Point at Polzeath reserves the right to amend or change these guidelines at short notice following any future advice released from either the UK government or golfs governing bodies. Most importantly enjoy your golf and the outdoor space that the course provides. Please bear with us as we adjust to these changes with a smaller team than usual. We anticipate a high volume of calls over the initial opening period. We appreciate your patience, understanding and support during these challenging times.