Policy & Regulations

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Golfer's Responsibilities
1.Players must arrive 15 minutes before hit off time.
2. Any group which falls more than one clear hole behind must either;
    a) move quickly to catch up or
    b) allow the group following to pass
Preferably the former.
3. It is the duty of the lowest handicapped player in each group to see that his fellow competitors observe the rules and etiquette of the game.
4. Rakes should be left in the lowest part of the bunkers approximately parallel to the line of play.
5. Players should read the local rules board prior to teeing off
Men's Golf Dress Regulations
• Shirts must be worn
• Shorts, with sport socks or long walk socks and appropriate footwear
• No large or offensive advertising on jumpers or shirts
• No tracksuits
• No metal spikes on the course or in the Clubhouse
Ladies' Golf Dress Regulations
• Neat casual dress
• Long shorts or slacks
• Skirts
• Blouse
• T-Shirt with or without collar
Extreme Heat Policy
It is the policy of Rich River Golf Club Ltd to ensure safe playing conditions for competition participants in order to minimise the risk of injury, illness or possibly death in circumstances of extreme hot weather.
In circumstances of extreme hot weather and humidity, the siren shall be sounded by 5 short notes, to notify players when the ambient temperature reaches 38 degrees. Players may continue at their own discretion or may leave the course without prejudice. Scorecards will be marked – no score without penalty. Players will not be entitled to any refund of competition fees.