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Aberdovey Golf ClubAberdovey

Health & Safety

Fog & Lightning

In the event of a electrical storm, suspend play immediately and take appropriate action. [Rule 6-8a applies]. Shelters do not provide adequate protection from lightning. Do not continue to play in fog/poor visibility, when you cannot see the clear distance of your intended shot.

Greens Staff

Should have priority at all times. Players should always alert greens staff nearby when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them and wait for staff to move out of the way.

The Course, Its Steps And Surfaces

May be slippery when damp or wet and in frosty conditions. Golfers must ensure to wear appropriate footwear to meet the prevailing conditions [soft spikes]. Take care on steep slopes and around bunkers and ditches.


To ensure the safety of all golf course users, buggy drivers are required to comply with the Club’s Buggy Safety Policy and follow this at all times. Take particular care around bunkers and ditches and on slopes. DO NOT attempt to approach the 12th green or cross to the 18th tee.

Railway Line

Take extreme care when crossing the rail line DO NOT attempt to cross in front of an oncoming train. Please ensure the crossing gates are closed behind you. If you should hit a ball over a boundary fence bordering the rail line DO NOT attempt to retrieve it.

Blind Shots

Some holes on the course have blind shots. It is the players responsibility to ensure the way ahead is clear before playing.
Do not tee off from the:

  • 2nd hole if players are approaching down the 17th fairway.
  • 3rd hole until the green is clear
  • 17th hole until the 2nd green is clear.

Public Access

At certain points on the course the public has right of way to cross; please ensure the way is clear before playing your shot. Non-golfers may not understand that they need to wait.


Are permitted on the golf course as long as they are kept on a lead. Dogs, other than guide dogs, are not permitted in the clubhouse.

First Aid

Assistance is available in the Shop or in the Clubhouse.


Automatic External Defibrillators are situated in the Clubhouse Lobby and on the course in the toilets on the 5th tee and 11th tee.

All accidents must be reported to the Office or the Golf Shop.