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     Whetstone Golf Club Members Website

                           Last Update 30th June 2020

 

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                          CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

                             COMPETITIONS DURING COVID19 RESTRICTIONS.

In view of the new restrictions introduced in Leicester, the close proximity

of our club to the lockdown zone and the number of our members who reside

 in the zone, our plans to re-introduce competitions will be once again be

delayed. Therefore competitions will not recommence until the 18th July

earliest. The Rosebowl competition planned for Saturday the 4th is also

cancelled.

 

We regret having to revise our schedule yet again but the committee will do

 it's utmost to resume competition golf as soon as can be done safely.

          
We appreciate your cooperation in these temporary arrangements.


Thank you

Whetstone Golf Club Committee 30th June 2020

 

 

                  ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY LOCAL RULE
 

As permitted under the current R&A covid19 temporary changes in rules, the

 following local rule regarding preferred lies is to be introduced from 1st July.

 

"When a player's ball lies in a bunker, the player may take free relief once by

placing the original ball or another ball in and playing from the relief area.

 

Reference Point: Spot of the original ball.

 

Size of Relief Area Measured from the Reference point, and

must be in the bunker.

 

In proceeding under this Local rule, the player must chose a spot to place

the ball and use the procedures for  replacing the ball under Rules 14.2b

 and 14.2e.

 

Pennalty for Playing Ball from a Wrong Place in Breach of Local Rule:

General Penalty Under Rule 14.7a"

 

 

 

PLAYING SAFE

               Members are reminded of the current R&A guidance as follows:

      -         The club house will be closed so players will have to change shoes in the car park. 

-         Please observe the social distances throughout your visit to the course.

Do not arrive too early at the course and leave immediately after your round.

-         Do not handle the flagstick, stray balls, bunker rakes or any other “course furniture”.

-      The management has also  requested that if you want to use the driving range then you must bring your own container for the balls.

 

Thank you

WGC Committee 13/5/2020

 

CHANGES TO CAPTAINS YEAR

            In view of the disruption to the 2020 season caused by the coronavirus outbreak,

the committee have agreed to invite the current captains to extend their appointments

 to the end of next year (2021) subject to ratification at the AGM later this year.

We wish the Captains and Vice Captains the best of luck for what remains of this difficult

 season.

       WGC Committee 13/5/2020

 

 

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