Code Of Conduct
Spirit of the Game
“Honesty, integrity and courtesy; three words that have come to represent the spirit in which the game of golf is played. All players should conduct themselves in a disciplined manner demonstrating courtesy and sportsmanship at all times irrespective of how competitive they may be.” R & A, 2012.
This code of conduct has been designed to ensure that all players have a point of reference providing the minimum standards expected when participating in golfing activity. All players should ensure that they are fully conversant with the code and should strive to meet the code at all times.
Ensure that all golfers are able to participate in golf without fear of ridicule, harassment or restriction.
Treat other golfers with the same respect and fairness you would like them to show you.
Demonstrate fair play on and off the course.
Respect differences in gender, disability, culture, race, ethnicity and religious beliefs between yourself and other.
Challenge discrimination and prejudice.
Look out for yourself and the welfare of others.
Do not engage in any irresponsible, abusive, inappropriate or illegal behaviour.
Challenge behaviour that falls below the expected standards of the county or club.
Speak out if you have concerns about anything, your own needs or the needs of others.
Be organised and on time.
You must not consume illegal and performance enhancing drugs.