Golf at Bishopswood
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BISHOPSWOOD GOLF CLUB
Operating Guide for Golf at Bishopswood
It is likely to be late this afternoon or tomorrow before further instructions are received from England Golf. Therefore Kevin Pickett General Manager in fairness to the membership is opening up a booking system today for Wednesday, and is based upon guidelines known currently. (see below).
Sessions will start at 8 am and run for 2 hours. it is not known how many members will want to play, but Kevin would like to accommodate as many as possible.
There will be six sessions available, block 1 is at 8 o'clock. block 2 from 10 o'clock. and so on. When booking please indicate which block you would like to play, if you can play anytime between 10 and 2 which cover 2 sessions, it will enable as many members as possible to play. Last tee time 7 pm.

This is likely to be adapted over the coming days as more information is made available, and members will be informed of any changes.

Instructions as follows: -

Play commencing- May 13th 2020
This is Our Practical Guide to Golf at Bishopswood during Covid-19

Our measures and procedures are under constant review, updated as advised by the Government, health authorities and all the golf governing bodies evolves in line with gradual lifting of social restriction

COURSE USAGE
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 reserved tee time

BOOKING AND ARRIVAL
• Booking a tee time is essential via email for play this week, max. 48 hrs prior to play
9 holes only: kpickett@bishopswoodgc.co.uk
• 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
• Always observe social distancing
• Arrange golf attire and change footwear in the car park
• Toilet facilities are open but changing areas are not to be used
• Please bring your own hand sanitiser to the course and use regularly

PRO SHOP CHECK IN
• Mandatory check in at the Pro Shop for ALL golfers
• Two metre queue markers at a single Pro shop entry point
• Only one person in the Pro Shop/building at a given time
• Two metre exclusion zone at the desk
• Essential golfing items and confectionary are available
• Please use card payments, we do not wish to handle cash
• Sanitised trollies are available, but no buggies at this time
CLUBHOUSE FACILITIES
• Clubhouse is limited to the Pro Shop and Toilets only
• Hand dryers are disabled please use hand towels
• Lockers areas, bars are closed

TO THE FIRST TEE
• Play is restricted to single players or 2 balls only from the same household, at
• 10-minute intervals
• Putting Green is open limited to 2 players only but with no holes
• Wait at stated position no more than 5 minutes before start time.
• Observe social distancing rules and enter 1st tee area when the group ahead have played their shots and walked over the bridge
• Any player(s) not following directions will be asked to leave the course
• Do not tee off until your designated time to ensure group spacing

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
• Bunkers rakes 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
• Once a hole has been completed the group in front MUST have exited the teeing ground before you progress to the next hole
• Players must not pick up or touch another players equipment
• Players must refrain from handshakes

AFTER GOLF & GETTING HOME
• Post round players MUST return straight to their cars with their golf equipment
• Bar facilities will remain closed
• Hands may be washed and sanitised in the toilet areas
• You are required to 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 course with any post round health issues or Covid-19 related issues 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

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GENERAL NOTICE Bishopswood Golf Course is open, subject to our guidelines, however the Bar , Driving Range and Pro Shop will remain CLOSED until further notice. Access to the changing rooms is for toilet facilities only. Stay safe everyone. Any queries please contact the pro shop on 01189408601. Thank you.