GENERAL INFORMATION & COURSE RULES
(8th Revision June 2020)
Sharnbrook Golf Club is a 9-hole course, with narrow fairways running close to each other. It is important for the safety and enjoyment of everyone on the course that the Rules and Etiquette of Golf and the Sharnbrook Golf Club rules are fully observed.
Any member found breaking these rules may be asked to leave the course and may have their membership revoked.
The Sharnbrook Golf Club course is owned by Unilever PLC.
The Greenkeepers are employed by Unilever. They are NOT employed by the Golf Club.
Greenkeepers working on the course have priority; play is not allowed if the greenkeepers are at risk of being hit.
The club officers and Committee members are all honorary and unpaid.
Club Information is posted on the noticeboards inside and outside the cabin and on the website www.sharnbrookgolfclub.co.uk
Competition entry forms are posted on noticeboards inside the cabin.
All club members are also members of Colworth Sports and Social Club and are allowed to use the bar, changing rooms and showers when they are open. The bar is manned by volunteers. Members are also able to join other sections of the Club eg tennis, croquet, squash etc
HEALTH & SAFETY
Included in the annual subscription (and guest green fee) is comprehensive personal accident/public liability insurance. Members are also covered when playing on other UK golf courses and up to 120 days per year worldwide,
Full details are available in The Cabin, and on the Golfguard website www.golfguard.com
The on site security officers are trained first aiders and carry an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and oxygen. They can be called in an emergency on 01234 222999.
Within the club house is another AED and a First Aid box. In the event of an emergency these are available for your use. The AED is simple to use with audible instruction given as you use it. You cannot cause harm and may save a life.
On site security should be informed of any incident (Phone – 01234 222264).
Please also inform any Club Officer or Board Member.
Self Help Working
Club members are permitted to undertake (Unilever approved) tasks on the course to assist the professional greenkeepers, subject to the following conditions:-
members must have completed the Unilever H&S Contractors Safety e-learning module prior to any work being undertaken
the Chair of the Golf committee must approve all works and notify the Head Greenkeeper before members start work on the course
members are not permitted to work alone on the course at any time