Rules of Golf and Local Rules

It is essential that these be observed in all competitions. Failure to do so, however trivial, will mean disqualification. Practising is permitted only on the special practice areas provided.

Booking Club Competition

Book your tee time online on the Members Tee Booking System (see Members Section ‘Book a Tee Time’) or contact the Club Professional on 01254 824766.


All fees for competitions will be paid before play commences as directed by the committee. Payment of competition fees will be regarded as proof of entry. All competitors must start from the 1st tee. No members may compete for prizes until the annual subscription, locker rent and all arrears due by him or her are paid in full or Standing Order payments are up to date.

Competition Cards

All competition cards must be returned as directed by the committee immediately after the round is completed and all scores entered into the computer. Scores must be entered into the WHS system on the day of the competition.

Non Competitors

On competition Saturdays from April to October inclusive, the course will be closed to non competitors until 3.30pm.  (All day on President’s and Captain’s Days.) The course will also be closed during competitions on other days. Check tee availability on the BRS system.

Ladies Day

On Thursdays during the playing season the first tee will be reserved for ladies from 9.00am. The course will then be reserved for ladies up to 4.00 p.m. thereafter ladies playing in the day’s competition have priority.

Winter season

On Saturdays, Thursday and Sundays competitors in Winter League competitions have priority.

In accord with the Royal and Ancient rulings