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Course Etiquette

As much as the aim of this blog is to provide information and strive for interesting subjects, sometimes it is good to use a platform such as this to give you, the golfers, a "freindly" reminder about course conduct.

Sometimes subtle isn't enough!

Course etiquette is an area where there is significant room for improvement at the Hamilton Golf Club. It is more important than ever during the colder winter months and during wet weather.

As the growth slows, there is less opportunity for recovery of any damage created. Therefore, it is crucial that thought is given to how you can minimise the impact you have on the course during your round.

The number one cause of significant damage is unsurprisingly motorised golf carts. The weight of the cart is the main factor. Empty, a cart weighs around 410 - 450kg. Add in a couple of golfers (some weigh more than others!) and their clubs and you might find the whole combo tipping the scales at 650kg or more. Thats a lot of weight on 4 p…

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