Member Obligations

It's a privilege to be welcomed as a member of Nambour Golf Club. Along with the privilege comes some obligations, mainly to maintain good order and to make sure my behaviours do not prohibit other members from enjoying their time on our course or in the clubhouse.

Some of these obligations are regulated by the Government, others are simply good social and golfing practice - read on!

Smoking Regulation Relating to Clubhouse and Course

Members and visitors are required to abide by the Government Smoking Regulations relating to the clubhouse and out on the course.  Notices are placed around the clubhouse for further detials.

Obligation of Membership

A pleasurable day of golf depends a great deal on the consideration and courtesy extended by Club Members to each other.  This attitude of co-operation should extend to Members' conduct on the course, in the clubhouse and surrounding course.  When followed, the Rules of Etiquette assist everyone's enjoyment of this our great game of golf.

 

Rules of Etiquette

 1.    In the interest of all, players should play without delay.

2.    No player should play until the players in front are out of range.

3.    Players searching for a ball should signal the players behind them to pass on as soon as it becomes apparent that the ball will not be easily found.  They should not continue play until the players following them have passed and are out of range.

4.    When the play of the hole has been completed, players should immediately leave the putting green.

5.    No one should move, talk or stand close to or directly behind the ball or the hole when a player is addressing the ball or making a stroke.

6.    The player who has the honour should be allowed to play before opponent or fellow competitor tees the ball.

7.    Before leaving the bunker, a player should carefully fill up and smooth over all holes and foot marks made and replace the rake on the sand in the bunker lying parallel with the fairway.

8.   "Through the green", a player should ensure that any turf cut or displaced by the player is carefully repaired using a club head. 

9.    Players should ensure that , when putting down bags, or the flag stick, no damage is done to the putting surface and that neither they nor their caddies damage the hole by standing or removing the ball from the hole.   

10.   The flagstick should be properly replaced in the hole before the players leave the putting green.   

11.   In taking practice swings, players should avoid causing damage to the course, particularly the tees, by removing divots.   

12.   All players, whether competition or social, are to adhere strictly to the dress regulations at all times on the course, the practice putting green, the fairway and in the clubhouse.  

13.   Leave the course in a condition you would like to find it.

14.   All Players are required to carry sand and fill in divots.

 

Motorised Buggies

   
1.    Except on a path, buggies are NOT to be driven or parked within 10 metres of greens and bunkers.   

2.    Do NOT park on or drive over any tee.

3.    Keep to pathways where provided.

4.    Always park to the side or rear of greens, NEVER in front.

5.    Wet, muddy and soft areas must be avioded at all times. Use the rough wherever possible.   

6.    All course signs and local rules relating to buggy use must be adhered to at all times.   

7.    Drivers must be over the age of 18.

8.    Violation of any of these rules may result in the privilege of motorised buggy use being withdrawn.   

9.    The use of common sense and consideration for others will make the game much more pleasant for all.   

10.   Buggies restricted to two motorised buggies per time slot.

  • GREAT LOB

    On a recent Saturday, while playing the 10th a lady member was waiting on or beside the 10th green waiting for a male member to chip onto the green.

    What happened next to peak the interest of Circus promoters? 


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  • 21 Dec 2018

    GREEN TEAM UPDATE

    Water seems to feature in this month's report - rainfall, dam overflow, drainage channels, irrigation system. What else is happening?


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  • 15 Dec 2018

    NEW RULE UPDATE

    The R & A new rules come into effect on January 1 next year. There is provision for the Club to introduce some local rules based on the new rules. The Club's new rules sub-committee has reviewed these local rules.


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  • GOOD WORDS, BAD SHOTS


    Eskimos , allegedly, have 40 different words for snow. But GOLF has more than that number of colourful words for BAD SHOTS. But we have almost nothing for GOOD SHOTS. Inanely, Good Shot/ Great Shot is about the best we can do.

    Maybe it has something to do with the fact we hit many more bad shots than good ones??

    Read on for a list of words/expressions we use for poor shots - how many have you used? Do you have any others? (Profane words have not been included - probably not enough room on the web page.


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  • WHO IS COUNTING?

    Popular and respected Club Patron Joan Grace celebrated her birthday recently, somewhere about the 21 year mark. 

    Ladies helped her celebrate the milestone day while they were holding their Christmas breakup at the end of November. (Photo attached - read on).


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  • LADIES KNOW HOW TO CELEBRATE

    The Nambour Ladies had their Christmas Breakup last Thursday 29th.

    ow did they celebrate their golfing year at NGC?


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  • HOLE IN ONE

    Hope springs eternal, and now his wish has come to fruition for Kim - read on to see what he just achieved!


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  • WORKING BEE

    It looks a lot cleaner in the “Everglades” between the 3rd and 4th fairways since a team of nearly a dozen volunteers cleaned it out during our latest “working bee”.

    Thanks to all those involved in all the working bees throughout the year – it really makes a difference.

    Check out the photos of these appropriately attired Everglade  magicians! Thanks Charles for the story and these images of our willing workers.


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  • 22 Oct 2018

    NAMBOUR OPEN WINNERS

    A violent storm-shortened event took the gloss of an otherwise brilliant weekend of golf, showcasing some of the region's best golfers.

    To check out who were the successful players, with all the results listed, read on. 

    Go to Gallery  for images of some of the players in action! 


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  • 11 Oct 2018

    LADIES FOURSOMES CHAMPIONSHIP

    Ladies have finalised this year's foursomes championships. 


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