Health & Safety

CLECKHEATON & DISTRICT G.C.

COURSE SAFETY

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, PLEASE BE ADVISED:

PUBLIC FOOTPATH

Priority must be given to path and bridleway users at all times.

Players must not play shots until the way ahead is clear.

FOG & LIGHTNING

In the event of an electrical storm, suspend play immediately and take appropriate action. (Rule 6-8a applies).

Do not commence or continue play in fog/poor visibility, when you cannot see the clear distance of your intended shot.

GREENS STAFF

Have priority at all times.

Players should always alert greens staff nearby, or ahead, when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them, and wait for staff to move out of range.

The Course, its Steps and Surfaces

May be slippery when damp or wet.  Golfers must ensure to wear appropriate footwear to meet the prevailing conditions. Wherever possible, keep to covered areas of footpaths & steps.

Take care on steep banks and when entering & leaving deep-sided bunkers.

HOLES 9 & 10

Players must be aware of others playing these holes, which are in very close proximity and observe warning signs on the tees.

HOLES 14 & 16

Players must wait for bell before teeing off.

Players must ring bell when clear

BUGGIES

To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Club’s Buggy Policy and follow designated buggy routes at all times.  Take particular care on slopes and around ditches and deep-sided bunkers.

FIRST AID

 Assistance is available in the Clubhouse.

ALL ACCIDENTS MUST BE REPORTED TO THE SECRETARY’S OFFICE

PLAYERS ARE REMINDED OF THE NEED TO SHOUT “FORE!” IF YOU CANNOT SEE THE FULL RANGE OF ANY WAYWARD SHOT ONTO ADJACENT FAIRWAYS

  • Players should not play until the players in front are out of range.
  • Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like when they make a stroke or practice swing.
  • If a player plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone, they should immediately shout a warning.  The traditional word of warning in such situations is “FORE!”
  • On hearing “Fore!” – Crouch, cover your head with your arms and count to 10.

TEL: 01274 851 266

You are advised to carry a mobile phone to summon assistance in an emergency.

RING 999 FOR AN AMBULANCE, THEN INFORM THE PROFESSIONAL.

AMBULANCE ACCESS IS VIA THE CAR PARK – POSTCODE BD19 6BU

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