The Annual General Meeting shall be held on the first (1st)  Friday of December each year, for receiving the Committee’s Annual Report and Financial Statement, for electing Officers and Members of the Committee, revising Rules and transacting any business of the Club which under these Rules may be dealt with in General Meeting. SAMPLE GOLF CLUB CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS Your club should modify and adapt the following Articles to fit its particular circumstances. Players in club matches and competitions have precedence on both the first tee and through the green. All Rights Reserved. A sub-committee may be formed by the Committee to consider a complaint within the competency of the Committee. A new applicant will not be entitled to the privileges of the Course or Clubhouse until the subscription and entry fee, where appropriate, for the current year have been paid. Click here to view a copy of the rules for 2020 Waikato District Veteran RULES 2020 Annual subscription 14. 23.) (j) To join and subscribe to any Union, Association or League, having similar Objects as those of the Club. Use of the word “Club” without qualification means the Men’s Club or Ladies Club, or both, where the context so … 28.) The letter will be sent to his last known address. However, Prestige, Ordinary and Associate members may continue to play for both their President’s and Captain’s prizes. To assist sporting bodies develop useful and effective constitutions, the Office of Sport developed a series of model sports constitution templates. (c) On the admission of a Member the Secretary will notify him or her thereof furnishing him or her at the same time with a copy of the Constitution and requesting him or her to pay the entry fee and the appropriate proportion of the subscription for the year then current. Slow play – Members should keep up with the players in front; those who do not may be guilty of slow play and should invite the group behind to play through. (f) To carry on business as club proprietors, and in that connection to obtain, and maintain, registration, as a registered club under the Licensing (Scotland) Act, 2005, as amended, or as may be amended, or any other Act dealing with Clubs in Scotland, for the sale of alcoholic liquor. Officers 8. Members who are also Members of other golf clubs must declare to the Match and Handicap Committee their ‘home’ club. (a) An Honorary President and Honorary Vice-President(s) may be elected at any Annual General Meeting, but they shall not by virtue of such offices have any voice in the management of the Club. The Rules of the Game shall be those of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews and such rules as may, from time to time, be framed by the Committee. Should the Club, through insolvency or otherwise, go into liquidation or cease to exist as a Club, and should the assets of the Club be insufficient to discharge its liabilities, then all members shall be liable for an additional year’s Subscription over and above the subscription for the year current, during which the Club shall so go into liquidation or shall cease to exist as a Club, and the Trustees of the Club at the time of liquidation shall be entitled to recover from each Member such additional year’s Subscription. Mobile phones should not be used within the lounges of the Clubhouse. They may appoint sub-committees, which may consist in whole or in part of non-members of the Committee when necessary, and delegate to any such sub-committee the powers necessary for the discharge of its duties, subject to the control and authority of the Committee. (a) Members of the Club will be bound by the terms of the Constitution and all rules and regulations of the Club. To foster camaraderie, consideration and respect for others. Any such appeal will require to be in writing to the Secretary stating the grounds of appeal within fourteen days of receipt of written intimation of the Committee’s decision. Where a tie exists, unless otherwise stated, winners/qualifiers will be decided on the basis of the better inward half (last 9, 6, 3, then last hole), then better outward half (the first 9, 6, 3, then first hole). The use of distance-measuring devices for the purpose of assessing distance only is permitted, strictly in accordance with Rule 14-3. Treasurer, or his/her Secretary. Committee members, Treasurer and the Secretary are authorised to sign cheques on the Club’s behalf. All the discussions and actions of the group are confidential until otherwise decided. The President, Captain, Lady Captain, Vice-Captain, Lady Vice Captain, Honorary Secretary, Hon Treasurer and four Trustees shall be elected by Special or Annual General Meeting of the members of the Club. Junior Members, who are authorised by the Committee, can enjoy the playing privileges of Ordinary Members. Friday of November each year. The Banking account shall be kept in the name of the Club in such bank as the Committee may from time to time determine. Dependent children on reaching the age of 21 years will cease to qualify for family subscription and must pay the full appropriate adult subscription if elected to any category of membership. 37.8 Nothing contained in the registration of Clubs Act 1904 – 1988, or contained by virtue of Clause 37.7.2.7 shall operate to prohibit the supplying for consumption on the Club premises of excisable liquor to any person or the consumption of excisable liquor on those premises by any person on Christmas day, between 12.00 midday and 10.00 pm, or on any other day, for one hour after the expiration of any period in respect of that day during which it is lawful for the Club to supply any excisable liquor for the consumption on the Club premises, if in each case the excisable liquor is: 37.8.1. ordered by or on behalf of that person at the same time as a substantial meal is so ordered, and. (ix) Rent for Lockers shall be decided by the Committee. Club property, including any property loaned or hired to the club, must not be abused or tampered with in any way. Dogs, other than guide dogs, are not permitted within the Clubhouse. 37.5 No Liquor to be sold to Under Age Persons: No excisable liquor shall be sold or supplied in the Club premises to any person under the age of eighteen years. 1.1.3 Sub-clauses are indicated by consecutive numbers preceded by article, clause and sub clause numbers. (c) To acquire by purchase or excambion, lease, hire or otherwise, and to occupy, and use any lands, buildings or other heritable or real rights and property, and also any moveable rights and property, and any rights and privileges which the Club may think necessary or convenient for any of the objects of the Club. Junior Members have normal playing rights, except as follows: WEEKDAYS – After 5pm must be accompanied by an Ordinary Member.SATURDAYS – Not before 2pmSUNDAYS – Prior to 2pm, if they are accompanied by an adult member. 11.) 23.00 COMMON SEAL. Fraud, deceit, deception or dishonesty in relation to the club or its staff or in connection with holding any office in the club or in relation to being a member of the club. necessary or relevant the same shall be deemed to be part of these Rules and Regulations without the necessity of such amendment or alteration being sanctioned by a General Meeting of the Club. However, to ensure the effective and efficient running of its competitions and social events it has been necessary to publish guidelines regarding all aspects of the Club. Rosslare Golf Club Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures. If a match fails to keep its place (one clear hole) it must allow the players behind through on request. Any Member wishing to resign from membership must do so by written intimation to the Secretary before 1st November failing which he or she will be liable for the current subscription. No Rule of the Club shall be repealed or altered, or new Rule made, except at an Annual General Meeting or Special General Meeting. Adele Ramsay: 01786 464098 (option 4), Restaurant: 1.Names Aims and Legal Status: 1.1 The name of the Club shall be “Kanturk Golf Club”. These Rules and any alterations to them are subject to the rules of Dereham Golf Club. Cars must not be parked in any area of hatched lines, reserved bays or in the vicinity of the Greenkeepers’ sheds. The locker master key may only be obtained from the Secretary. The PGA Professional or his staff may request players to leave the course out with the above times. Obstruction of or improper interference with the functions, duties or activities of any fellow member, member of staff or other employee of the Club or any authorised visitor. The use of any unfair means in competition. Persons under the age of 18, but over the age of 14, may sit in the area beyond the pillars within the Main Lounge except when the bar is open. 24.00 INDEMNITY. This will be signaled by 3 loud blasts on a klaxon. The following different communication techniques and methods will be used; Communication is used to inform our members and visitors, to implement our values, to grow our club, to create a positive image of our club and to strengthen our role in the community. Members are solely responsible for maintaining their own correct handicap. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Revision of such guidelines takes place in the light of experience and as a result of feedback from members. Trustees 7. Subscription will be 55% of the full appropriate rate and members will retain their full existing rights but playing members shall not be eligible to play on the Championship Course during Open Competition Days. The gate to the course must be kept clear and will be padlocked. > TOOL 5: Good Governance Case Study: Deeside Golf Club 24. 1.1.2 Clauses are indicated by consecutive numbers preceded by Article number. The Committee will be appraised of the decision of the Sub-Committee and will thereafter decide whether to uphold or dismiss the appeal or to modify any penalty previously imposed. Relations with the local community is the responsibility of the Management Committee. Everyone should follow the club guidelines in relation to visual images. The Committee may refuse admission to any guest. 26.) The Starter in the Professional’s shop will control all play, and operates the starting sheet. The Chairman shall have a casting vote in addition to his/her own vote. Only members of the emergency services may answer calls within the lounges. Never walk in front of others practicing, stand and walk a safe distance behind players, giving due consideration to the typical swing arc. 5.) They are eligible to play in Wednesday Medals and Open competitions, and they may qualify for the Wednesday Medal Finals. Play should not continue until it is safe to do so. Notices of Motion and Nominations of Officers and Members of Committee must be delivered to the Secretary in writing on or before 12 noon on the Second (2nd.) The daily operation and management of the Academy is the responsibility of the Club PGA Professional and his staff, to ensure the correct and safe use by all, and the following rules are adhered to at all times. (c) Overseas Members and Associates who have paid the full Entrance Fee and Subscriptions applicable, and who shall reside outside Ireland. The Membership of the Club shall consist of the following categories of Membership: (a) Ordinary Members shall have paid the full entrance fees and subscriptions applicable. (Rule 24-2 applies). Click Here to download the Club’s current Constitution Vacancies in playing categories created by these transfers shall be used exclusively to facilitate Junior members who have qualified for election to full membership. Kenny Monaghan: 01786 464098 (option 2), Clubhouse Manager: It is the responsibility of each member to maintain his handicap record. Any ‘away’ score returned without full information will not be accepted and may result in the Member’s handicap being suspended. Before commencement of play in a competition the member must pay the entry fee, sign in the book and swipe his GUI card (where applicable). A Special General Meeting may be called at the request of the Committee or on a requisition to the Secretary, signed by at least TWENTY-FIVE Ordinary members, and stating the business to be brought forward. (a) A Member may personally introduce guests to the facilities of the Clubhouse and upon the admission of such guests to the Clubhouse the member will enter his or her own name and the name and address of the guest in a book which shall be kept for this purpose and which shall show the date of each visit. Rule 20 shall not apply to this category. The annual subscriptions payable by each category of membership will be decided at the Annual General Meeting and all subscriptions will be payable either: Any Member who fails to pay his or her subscription before 1st March of that year will cease to be a Member and his or her name shall be removed from the Roll of Membership. The decision to suspend play will be made by the following authorised representatives of the Committee: Match & Handicap Committee, the Professional or his Assistant, the Greens’ Committee or the Greens Staff. No pitching or chipping to this green at any time. Scorecards must be signed and have correct handicap and date. The Club’s Constitution and By-Laws were last amended on the 17th of December 2018 at a Special General Meeting of Members. If any Member by conduct or otherwise shall, in the opinion of the Committee, bring or cause discredit upon or to the Club or endanger the welfare or good order of the Club, its Members or its property, such conduct or other matter shall be enquired into by the Committee and written notice of the matter of such enquiry shall be given to the member concerned who may attend such enquiry by the Committee. If taking a call please proceed to the lobby or outside to continue a call or if you need to make a call. 20.) When play is suspended by the Committee, the players in a match or group may, if they wish and without delay, finish the hole they are playing. RULE 2 TITLES AND OWNERSHIP 2.1 The name of the Club shall be Tramore Golf Club or Cumann Gailf Na Trá Mhoire and this name shall be the common name by which the Joint Club, the Men’s Club and the Ladies Club shall be individually and collectively known. Conduct, which contravenes a previously imposed penalty, requirement or undertaking under this code. The subscription payable shall be the same as an Ordinary Member. It is a requirement of the Club’s licence that Members’ guests’ details must be entered in the visitor’s book. Disruption of, or improper interference with the administrative, sporting, social or other activities of the club, whether on club premises or elsewhere. Rule 20 shall not apply to this Category. Waikato District Veteran Golfers Assn Inc Certificate of Incorporation (PDF 131KB) ProDrive Pennant Rules. Membership 5. (a) The sale or supply of alcoholic liquor will at all times be carried out in compliance with all relevant legislation. Prior to 1st November each year, each member in the following categories – Ordinary, Senior, Young Person and 5 Day, shall make a payment of £100 towards their annual subscription. 19.) Members are responsible for ensuring their guests conform to all the rules on the course and in the Clubhouse. 3. As long as they hold such offices the Honorary President and Honorary Vice-President(s) will be exempt from payment of an annual subscription of the Club but shall retain all rights and privileges of Ordinary Members. Failure by the member to attend this meeting, without good cause, may result in an immediate determination. OR. The status of the Club shall be that of an unincorporated association of the Members. (which relates to prohibited hours in Clubs). Golf bags should always be left at the side of the green and caddy cars/buggies must not encroach on the apron of the green. Every individual in golf should at all times, show respect and understanding for members’ rights, safety and welfare and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and the guidelines contained in the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport & Code of Ethics for Golf for Young People. (i) A member is entitled to appoint another member as his/her proxy to exercise all or any of his/her rights to attend and speak and vote at  meetings of the club. To continue our strong family based membership tradition. So too do the rules and regulations governed by The Council of National Golf Unions Limited (CONGU). (ii) Members under the age of 21 years will not be liable to pay an Entrance Fee. 7.) Players use the Academy at their own risk, and are responsible for any damage or injury resulting from their actions. Members can use the loyalty fee to purchase goods from either the bar or restaurant. No person will be allowed on the course wearing jeans, football/rugby type shirts and shorts, vest-type tops or collarless t-shirts, tracksuits or shell suits. Copies of all such rules and regulations made by the Committee will be made available for inspection by Members in the Clubhouse and will be binding on all Members of the Club. Good service for the media is essential to create a good image of our golf club. Any person not conforming to the dress code or abiding by the Club rules may be asked to leave by any member of the Club Staff or Committee. To play a positive part of our local community. In case of difficulty a member of club staff or Committee should be approached. 8.) (a) The Club may not be dissolved except on a vote by ballot paper at a General Meeting of which notice shall have been given in accordance with the required General Meeting procedure provided that a resolution of such winding up is passed by majority of not less than two thirds of the members present. Only fully paid up members of Rosslare Golf Club can participate in club competitions after 31st March each year. (D) In the case of families consisting of a husband and wife both of whom hold Ordinary or Overseas membership, the amount payable shall be an amount equivalent to 1.8 times the Ordinary Members Subscription. 2.) Minutes of the meetings and reports of the activities of such sub-committees to be submitted to the Committee. If a player or group consistently disregards the requirement to observe the etiquette of the game during a round, or over a period of time, the Committee may invoke disciplinary action against that group or player. 37.7.2.8. Members using their privilege tickets for guests must: a) Enter the names of their guests in the visitor’s book in the Professional’s Shopb) Play alongside their guests (in the same group)c) Visiting guests can only receive the use of privilege tickets a maximum of 6 times in any one-year (April – March), no matter which Member accompanies them. The Club is subject to the Constitution of Rosslare Golf Club. They can introduce guests to the Clubhouse, and may play golf only on payment of the normal green fee or as a guest of a playing Member. The dress code for private functions and Societies is agreed at the time of booking. 4.) Any such appeal will be dealt with by a Sub-Committee of three persons appointed by the Captain whom failing the Vice Captain (whether or not such persons are members of the Committee) providing always that they have not previously been involved in the disciplinary procedure. OFFICE BEARERS AND MANAGEMENT. Ordinary, Honorary, Honorary Life, Overseas Members and Associates shall be allowed to introduce one visitor at half the current Green Fee Rate, provided such Members or Associates sign the visitor into the Green Fee Book and play golf with them. 22.00 RULES OF THE GAME. There will be prepared annually an income and expenditure account for this period and the balance sheet as at Thirty First October. Rules & Constitution. Treasurer together with the Lady Captain and Lady Vice-Captain shall be ex-officio members of all sub-committees. Practice play is restricted to the practice ground and is strictly forbidden on the course. The persons elected to certain categories of membership of the Club will pay an entry fee of an amount to be resolved from time to time at the Annual General Meeting of the Club. is responsible for planning and coordination of communication together with the management committee. The mandatory loyalty fee set for each Member at the AGM must be used by 31st October of that year; any unused proportion of this fee will revert to the Club. Golf shoes may only be worn in the Locker Rooms. 6 Board Directors/Management Committee/Trustees/ Executive Committee This can be called a number of different things but when this guide refers to a management committee it means the strategic decision-making non-executive function at the top of the golf club. Each club should carefully consider the most appropriate constitution for its particular circumstances. The door entry PIN number will change on a frequent basis. SEVEN DAYS notice of such Meeting shall be given to each Ordinary, Honorary and Honorary Life Member by circular, specifying the time and place of meeting and the business to be transacted. 1.5 THE JUNIOR CLUB shall mean The Ballina Golf Club Junior Club. Name. Ladies Competitions and Handicaps shall be administered by the Ladies Committee. No Ordinary Member shall be entitled ‘TO ATTEND’ at any General Meeting unless his/her current year’s subscription has been paid. Failing payment within the said period the Committee will be entitled to take all necessary steps against such defaulting member to recover the amount due by him or her. (k) Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing sub-paragraph (j), in order to defray the cost of maintaining premises owned, leased and/or occupied by the Club or the cost of alterations thereto or the furnishing thereof or for such other purposes of the Club as the Committee may consider appropriate from time to time, the Committee will have power if and when they see fit to borrow such sum or sums of money that may in their opinion be necessary upon such terms and conditions as they think proper up to a maximum sum of £50,000.00 and furthermore will have the power to enter into any Standard Security or Bond or Obligation or other document of debt. The Clubhouse, the Course and other heritable property of the Club shall be vested in the Captain, Vice Captain, and Finance Convenor of the Club and their successors in office, as trustees for behoof of the Club. (h) Honorary Life Members who must be proposed and seconded by Officers of the Club and elected for life at Annual General Meeting. both internal and external communication is conducted. (g) To permit and allow any person or persons, company, society, association, or other body to use and enjoy the course, clubhouse, or the lands, buildings and other property of the Club, or any part thereof for such purposes and on such terms and conditions as the Club may fix and determine. (iii) Junior Members will cease to be Junior Members on the 1st January of the year following that in which they reached the age of 18 years, when they may, on application to the Committee in writing, be elected to Ordinary, or Burrow Course, should vacancies arise and subject to Rule 23 (election of Members). 2. The member will be given at 7 days notice to attend the meeting for the purpose of responding to the complaint. The signal for the suspension of play will be 2 loud blasts on a klaxon. Sec., the Hon. (c) The affairs of the Club will be managed by the Committee which will comprise the Captain, Vice-Captain, Past Captain and Finance Convener and up to eight elected members. Members and club management have an important role in modifying and keeping the good image. As a minimum, the constitution must be relevant to the club and reviewed … It is their responsibility to maintain their position on the course and avoid undue delays. 29.) 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