March 2023 Update

Course Condititions

Until further notice Model Local Rules E2 and E3 are in place.

Until the Golf Centre opens all Grass Tee Boxes the course will remain in non-acceptable score conditions. Which means:
• Cards for Handicap will NOT be accepted.
• General Play Score will NOT be accepted.
• Competition Scores will not be acceptable for Handicapping Purpose.

The BALL must be REPLACED in the ROUGH and not PLACED within six inches.

Tee Boxes

Until further notice the Winter Mats will remain in play with the exception of holes one to nine on Saturday 25th March 2023 to accommodate the R&A Open Qualifier the competition.

This competition will be an acceptable score for handicapping purposes.

Prize Giving

Greenacres (Men’s) Golf Club Prizing Giving for the 2022 Season, including the Winter League will be held in Barnaby’s on Saturday 25th March 2023 at 3:30pm.

All prize winners wishing to attend should let a member of the Council know, so they have an idea of numbers.

On Saturday 25th March, although we will be back to the summer start sheet, the competition will be the R&A Open Qualifier which will be played over holes one to nine.

Golf Club Membership Fees

The Golf Club Membership Forms for the 2023 have been published on the Membership page >>.

Paper copies will be available in the members rooms shortly.

Membership of the Golf Club must be paid by the 30th of March 2023. If payment has not been received by this date, the player will be marked as resigned on the Golf Ireland on 31st of March 2023.  In doing so they will no longer have an official handicap under the World Handicap System and will not be able to play in a competition or submit general play scores at another club. They will also be ineligible to represent the Club in any Inter Club Competition.

If the payment is not received by the 15th of April 2023, restrictions will be applied to stop members entering internal club competitions and by the 30th of April 2023 they will be removed from the Club Computer.

Note: This is has not and has never been a GUI Membership Fee and is not Golf Ireland Membership Fee.

Inter Club Competitions

The Men’s Golf Club have entered five Golf Ireland Competitions for the 2023 and the Holt Shield. The Handicap Criteria for all these competitions has been published on our website and the notice boards.

Members who meet the criteria are invited to put their name on the Team Sheets in the members room.

Club Match Play

The Club will be running its annual singles and pairs match play competitions with the pairs reverting back to the pre-covid format of Foursomes. Full details can be found on the Match Play Page.

The Campbell McCleave Competition this year will act as a qualifier for a Fourball Match Play competition – see our Terms of the Competition for the 2023 season.

Local Rules & Terms of the Competition

This website has been updated with the Local Rules and the Terms of the Competition for the 2023 season. Paper copies will be posted in the Members Room next month.

IMPORTANT: these changes DO NOT come into play until Saturday 1st April 2023.