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OFFER OF THE WEEK:
ProV1 Golf Balls - New 2019 version. Order 4 dozen for the price of 3 dozen and with lettering of your choice printed on the balls.

IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT!

Local Rules sheets available from the Pro Shop.

2s comps for official Men's white tee Club Competitions will be in two divisions: 1) Single figure handicaps, and 2) 10 handicap and above.

The computers in the Men's and Ladies changing rooms can now be used to book or view tee times through the BRS system. If the Shop is busy or closed then you can book in the changing rooms.

Draws for Club Knockout competitions have been made and are displayed on Noticeboards.

AM-AM - Monday 6th May - shotgun start at 11.30am
Sign up sheet is now on the Noticeboard. Always popular so please sign up in good time. Enter as a single lady or Junior, or a pair of men. You will be drawn into teams of 5 along with a scratch player. £10 per person includes prizes and BBQ after your round.

SELL YOUR OLD CLUBS:
If you have any clubs less than 3 years old, we can sell them for you and the proceeds will go on to your Pro Shop account. They must be in good condition and recognised brands.

NEW ARRIVALS:
Demo clubs –
PING, G400 woods, G410, G400, I500 irons
TaylorMade, M5 and M6 woods and irons, P760 and P790 irons
Titleist, AP 1, 2 and 3 irons. TS2 and TS3 woods. Vokey wedges
Shoes – 2019 Ecco range for men and ladies.

JUNIOR GROUP COACHING:
The next groups will be on Saturday 13th April at 11am and 12 noon.

Please phone the Pro Shop on 01704 577316 to book a place at least 3 days in advance. Cost is £5 per Junior session. Maximum of 6 Juniors per group.

Junior 9 Hole Competitions each Saturday afternoon have now finished as we return to normal Junior competitions. These are on several Sunday afternoons - the next one is Thursday 18th April - please call the Pro Shop if you intend to play. Comp dates have been emailed to all Junior members by Karen Blake.

LESSON INFORMATION:
Individual 40 minute lessons are available at £30 or a course of 3 for £80. Juniors are priced at £20.

Many players say that ‘inconsistency’ is their main problem. How do you become more consistent? Everyone has good spells in a round, good days in a year, but cannot maintain it for longer. The more comprehensive lesson below allows more time for discussion, full analysis and complete understanding of your own strengths and weaker areas.

Half day (approx. 3 hours) at £80, or £50 each for two players. This is a detailed lesson that is tailored to your main requirements and will include: swing technique, short game, putting, strategy, shot selection, best practice drills for you to maximise your own time, and understanding your own game.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Entries now being taken for the Men's Invitation on Wednesday 24th April - Betterball Stableford. Enter and pay in the Shop, £15 per pair (one member and one guest).

Ladies Invitation - Thursday 2nd May - £40 per pair includes meals.
Team of 4, best 2 each hole to count.

MEN:
Saturdays -
Saturday 13th April - St Dunstans Trophy - yellow tees

Saturday 20th April - Yellow Tee Stableford for anyone not playing in the Easter Tournament. You cannot sign up for this until you are knocked out of the Easter comp.

Sundays -
Yellow tee Stableford on Sunday 7th April - full 18 holes and qualifying for handicap

Sunday 14th and 21st April - Yellow Stableford as above, but also a White Stableford option. White tee players cannot play before 11am.

Wednesdays - we will run Individual Stablefords on a Wednesday when there is not an official Club Medal or Stableford.

LADIES:
Sunday 14th April - No competition
Thursday 18th April - Red Tee Stableford and 9 Hole Blue Stableford
Sunday 21st April - 18 Hole Stableford

Sunday reserved tee times for ladies – you can now book from 2 weeks ahead rather than the previous 8 days ahead. This will apply immediately.

Mixed -
Sunday 14th April - Mixed Greensomes - book with the Pro Shop
Am-Am on Monday 6th May - see information mentioned earlier.

RECENT RESULTS:
These will now be available through the Club website as we return to normal competitions and handicap qualifiers.

MEMBERS INFORMATION - 2019 RULES of GOLF:
As you will be aware, major changes to the rules are now in play. The responsibility to learn the rules is with yourself.

New Local Rules will be available on printed sheets and new scorecards will be printed asap.

SOME OF THE LOCAL RULES WILL INCLUDE:
- Out of Bounds on the Practice Area right of the 18th fairway.
- All penalty areas will be marked with red stakes/lines.
- Embedded ball in general area, free drop. Embedded in revetted face of bunker - play as it lies or take a penalty drop: outside of the bunker at nearest point of relief not nearer the hole; or back on line keeping the flag, original position of the ball and dropping point in line; or replay the previous shot.

There are excellent explanations and video clips on the R&A and England Golf websites. We also have the new Rule Books available from the Pro Shop.

Download the R&A Rules App to your phone.

THE COURSE:
Full list of information is on the Noticeboards.

GUR areas are marked with the main areas left of 3rd, left of 11th, left of 14th greens, and right of the 6th green, plus around the new bunkers on the 17th green.

Buggies – please keep to paths and fairways, not in the rough or heather.

Practice area – the range will be restricted to maximum 200 yards. Strictly no shots beyond this for safety reasons whilst work is ongoing. Chipping green and driving nets remain open.

Sunday mornings, a member may only sign in one guest, maximum, before 12.30pm.

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