BGL Rules & Regulations – COVID-19



• Members will be given priority
• Booking your tee time in advance is compulsory
• Members & guests are not permitted to arrive at the club without booking in advance
• 2 ball golf only
• You must not be someone who is in a high-risk group or who is been self-isolating
• You must not be displaying COVID-19 symptoms
• Currently we are only open for social golf & no competitions
• In the interest of our employees, we strongly recommend you follow the government advice on mobile tracing technology


• Golf equipment should be washed before you leave home
• Golfers should travel to the club alone, or with a member of the same household
• Ample car parking spaces are available to ensure social distancing
• You must arrive at the club, no more than 10 minutes prior to your reserved tee time
• You must always observe social distancing and remain 2 metres apart from golfers and staff
• The clubhouse and changing rooms are closed
• Please arrange golf attire and change footwear at your car following social distancing
• Report straight to the Pro Shop upon arrival to check-in
• Limited access to the toilets will be available


• It is mandatory to check in at the Pro Shop for all golfers
• Please remain 2 metres apart in the queue and observe social distancing
• You will see 2 metre queue markers at the single Pro Shop entry point
• There will be a maximum of 4 people permitted inside the Pro Shop at one time
• When you are checking in, please remember to observe social distancing for our staff
• Essential golfing items will be available to purchase
• A selection of food and beverage items may be available to purchase
• We will only be accepting card payments to help reduce the spread
• Scorecards will be available at the desk
• Buggies (single use only – unless you are both members from the same household) will be individually sanitised & available on a first come, first served basis
• Trolleys will be individually sanitised & available on a first come, first served basis
• Please stand back and observe social distancing when people are exiting the Pro Shop


• Tee times will be at a 10 minute interval
• Putting greens are open, limited to 4 players & social distancing measures
• Driving ranges are open limited to one bay per customer & social distancing measures
• Please arrive at the 1st tee no more than 10 minutes prior to the reserved tee time
• Please note that we will be patrolling all areas of the club to ensure social distancing is being adhered to
• Social distancing signage will show where the 1st tee waiting area is
• Any player(s) not following directions will be asked to leave the course immediately
• Tee off times strictly observed to ensure minimum 10-minute group spacing
• Social distancing must be observed throughout, particularly on tees and greens
• Social distancing signage identifies waiting areas on tee box approaches
• Rubbish bins and divot bins have been removed
• Ball washers have been removed
• Bunker rakes have been removed; players are required to smooth sand with feet prior to shot
• Flagsticks must be left in the hole and must not be touched
• The hole cups have been inverted for simple, contact-free ball retrieval
• Once a hole is completed, the group in front must have exited the tee box before players can progress to the next hole
• Do not double back to play again if a ball is lost, unplayable, or in a penalty area
• Equipment, food, and drink must not be exchanged between players
• Players must not pick up another player’s equipment or golf balls
• Players must not shake hands or high five handshakes
• All golfers must walk in from the course 30 minutes prior to sunset


• The only areas of access are the Pro Shop & the main toilets
• Toilets cleaned regularly and will have some sinks/urinals placed out of action to ensure social distancing. There will be a marked waiting area outside the toilets to allow people to queue to allow safe entry and exit.
• All other areas are closed


• Once you have completed your round, please return immediately to your car
• Changing rooms and other areas of the clubhouse are closed other than the toilets
• We recommend you wash your hands before departure
• When you arrive home, please ensure your clubs and equipment are cleaned thoroughly after use
• Members or guests must call or email the golf club with any post-round health issues or COVID-19 related queries, at the earliest possible opportunity