Rule Changes from 1st January 2019

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The following are the main changes to the Rules of Golf taking effect January 1, 2019 that are expected to have the most impact on the game and to be of most interest to golfers.Ball at RestBall Moved During SearchNo penalty for accidentally moving your ball during search.No Penalty for Moving Ball on the Putting GreenNo penalty for accidentally moving your ball or ball-marker on the putting green.Standard for Deciding Why a Ball MovedNew standard to determine if you caused your ball to move.Rep...
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Club calendar on your mobile?

Many members use this all the time but just in case you are not aware or maybe a new member this is how you can have the Golf Club Calendar on your Phone/Tablet/PC along with your own personal Calendar.Apple iOS SetupFirstly for Apple iOS iPhones:Screen Recording 2018-10-25 at 02.13.39.35 PM.mp4 This short video shows what you need to do (there is no audio) - If you can it is best to do this on your phone.Login to your account on the Members area of the Club website and go to the Diary (thi...
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Winter Foursomes 2018/19

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This winter will see the return of the RND Winter Foursomes order of merit, where players earn points based on their finishing position in each of 5 events scheduled from November to March (dates below). Simon Trapnell won last years series, closely followed by Richard Hughes and Ewan Butler in 2nd and 3rd place. The points scoring system made for a close finish, which we will hope will be the case again this year.How it works:Players sign up individually online to enter the Winter Foursomes Ord...
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Rosebowl 2018 - Winners

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RND crowned champions as they clinch dramatic Rosebowl win! On Sunday 16th September our mens team took on Saunton in the North Devon Rosebowl final at Portmore.We teed off on a windy day under dark skies, boosted by the support of a number of caddies and spectators who came along to help cheer the team on.The first match saw Paul Wilson and Chris Drew fight it out in what was a close contest throughout. Giving 2 shots, the RND pair could never forge ahead in the match, which was extremely ...
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2018 August Meeting presentation

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Tim Coates with The Reid Cup - Club scratch Champion 2018Congratulations to all the August meeting winners who were presented with their trophies by President Heather Gale on Friday evening after the last medal was concluded.
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Course changes - EGM Update

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The course has undergone a sustained attack from the sea for all of the time it has existed and during the winter of 2017/18 we lost over 20ft of sand dune beside the 7th green which took half of the 8th Championship tee completely. The 7th green is now only about 35ft from the edge of the erosion.It was decided by the committee that a redesign of the affected area of the course was urgently necessary to ensure that we will always have 18 Championship golf holes worthy of the title "The oldest L...
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Another Annodata win

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RND are through to the last 32 in Great Britain of the Annodata with a good win against Bridport & West 3-2Josh Coles was first off for RND and gave RND their first point with a dogged display against his opponent, it was a tighter match than it should of been but after some wayward driving by Josh his approach shots made up for it, he dug deep and was 2 up after 16 and finally finished the game off on 18. won 2 upShaun Loze was next off and had a very slow start and was 5 down early due to ...
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Parker Trophy Team Defeated By Exeter In Close Battle

Parker Trophy Team Defeated In Close Quarter Final Our Parker Trophy team were defeated 2-1 by Exeter last week in the Quarter Final of the scratch county knockout event on a very firm and fast running Tiverton course. The first pair of Ollie Tanton and Blair McHarg put in a strong performance, led by an excellent display of ball striking from Blair, and the usual magic on the greens from Ollie. They wrapped up the win 2 & 1 in what had been a tight ma...
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Corona Virus Warnings

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Cards are available in the starters hut by the white tees

The golf courses are now open for MEMBERS only.
Visitors from Devon/Cornwall and Somerset will be permitted from 1st June.
These Tee times must be booked through the office via a phone call, (01237 473817)  Full payment must be made with the booking.
These can only be booked 5 days in advance

You can book as a single player or as a two ball (max) 3 & 4 balls will be allowed from Friday 5th June

The following rules must be adhered to for the safety of Staff and Members

Always keep to the 2 metres social distancing rules.

Golf and booking guidelines

All tee times must be booked in advance, (including Pimply and The Taylor courses) either on-line or by calling 01237 473817

No one should turn up without having a tee time booked unless they are using the practice ground.

No golf is permitted before 7am on the main course and 9am on the short courses.

You must only arrive 15 minutes before your tee time and leave as soon as your game has finished.

 

Competitive golf with the above restrictions is going well.

To book a tee time we have set up a competition start sheet for each day and each course.

Go to Competition/upcoming, all three courses are bookable.

You can book as a single player or as a two ball (max) 3 & 4 balls will be allowed from Friday 5th June

Tee times can be booked up to 7 days in advance. Maximum of three tee times per golfer over a 7 day period however you may book an additional tee times ON THE SAME DAY if there are spares.

The start sheets will open at 7pm each evening.

Maximum of 4 players on the practice ground-range ball buckets handles should be cleaned prior to use, cleaning spray next to buckets.

Equipment

All golf equipment must arrive and leave with you, including trolleys.

If your clubs are in the locker room, arrangements for you to collect them can be made by calling 01237 473817.

All golf shoes must be changed in the car park.

Facilities

The indoor net will remain closed. 

Shoe cleaning equipment is not in use.

The Clubhouse will remain closed.

Golf Course

Most bunkers are now INPLAY - preferred lies are in operation within all bunkers ( 6" placement ) All rakes have been removed from the bunkers,

All flags must remain in the hole, the ball will only drop into the top of the hole and can easily be retrieved without touching the flag stick.

Ball scoops - removed.

Bins and benches removed.

The front gate has a towel wrapped around the handle which has been soaked in disinfectant-remember anything you touch has the possibility of infecting you!

The Committee has agreed failure to comply with these rules will mean a two-week ban, sorry but we need to be firm.

Hand sanitiser is available outside the front door of the Clubhouse.

As per government advice, shielded members must still remain at home until 30th June.

 

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