Toukley Golf Club

Golf Guidelines

23/3/2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak resulting in the forced closure of the Clubhouse, the following practices will observed at Toukley Golf Club;

  • Golfers should exhibit a heightened awareness of personal hygiene and adhere to social distancing guidelines, which are being encouraged by state and federal Health Departments.
  • Ball washers located on the course are not to be used.
  • For the foreseeable future there will be no NTP’s on the par 3 holes. Balls normally awarded as NTP prizes will be added to the ball comp.
  • There will be no presentations conducted after the competition. Results will be posted to the website.
  • To comply with the Health Departments recommendation on “social distancing” of 1.5metres, ALL golf carts on the course will be limited to one person per cart.

Temporary Local Rules

  • Players MUST leave the flagstick in the hole at all times.
  • Rakes have been removed from Bunkers, and players should smooth the sand using their feet or a club. Preferred lies of 30cm may be taken in Bunkers, but the ball must remain in the Bunker after taking relief.
  • All cart direction ropes and associated stakes/pegs are to be treated as immoveable obstructions and relief may be takenunder rule 16. Ropes and associated pegs must not be moved or repositioned and “line of sight” relief does not apply.
  • Until further notice, score cards are NOT to be exchanged between partners. Players shall record their own score in the player’s column and also in the scanning area on their own card. Record your partner’s score in the marker column. At end of the round verbally confirm scores with playing partner before signing only their own card and entering card at the temporary kiosk located in the Pro Shop. Each player must only enter their own card. Failure to enter scorecard into the computer will result in exclusion from the competition and an NCR being recorded in Golflink.

As the situation remains fluid these guidelines may change at short notice to comply with any new Government directions. The Board appreciates the understanding of Members in these difficult times.

Jack Boardman, Club Captain, for and on behalf of the Match Committee