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On Sun April 4 2021, by Jackie Sayers

Golf Update and Golf Club Hours from Monday 5th April until at least April 26th


Club House Access
7:45am-6pm
As of Monday 5th April, the disabled WC and entrance hall will be accessible to members. Members will be able to collect score cards before play and enter scores on the Pad when finished if not using the App.


Pro Shop Click & Collect
10am-4pm weekdays, 9am-3pm weekends
The one-way system will be back in operation and the team can help you with scorecard entry if required.


Visitors
Visitors will remain weekday only for April.


Range
Until April 19th 7am-7:30pm, afterwards 7am-8pm
Last booking time is half an hour before range closes. Ball machine will close 5min after the last booked time. Members must book range for track and trace and to avoid disappointment in terms of availability.


Tee Booking
From 8am weekdays
From 7am weekends
The tee sheet will continue on a rolling seven day basis. So on Monday the 5th of April at around 5pm tee times for Monday the 12th of April will become available.


Fourballs and Two Households
Fourballs are permitted at all times except Saturday before 2pm. The local authority boundary requirements prevent those outside of Inverclyde playing in groups of more than two households, they do not restrict you to two-balls only.


Food
Thursday to Saturday- until further notice
Neil will be offering a catering service from late morning on Thursdays through to Saturday late afternoon. It will be subject to weather conditions. Morning rolls will be available on Saturdays from 7am. Bowl food (salads, curries etc) will vary each day and will be available from 11am. Bowl food can be consumed at the club or taken home. The take-away offering and bowl food menu for the week will be issued every Monday. Take-away orders need to be in by Thursday and can be collected on Saturdays between 10am and 4pm. All food charges will be deducted from your bar account

On Tue March 9 2021, by Jackie Sayers

New Catering at Kilmacolm Golf Club

We're delighted to have Neil Moodie joining us to provide an outsourced catering service to members.
Neil brings with him a distinctive catering van which will allow us to start providing a limited service to members in the near future. When you do see him in the car park, please drop by to introduce yourself and give him a warm Kilmacolm welcome. As soon as the restrictions permit and the membership is comfortable, Neil will move into the clubhouse and we will move towards a more normalised service.
Meet Neil here

On Thu January 21 2021, by Jackie Sayers

Stroke Index Changes

As part of the new WHS, the R&A and USGA advise using the stroke indices (SI) provided, which is based off the information used to calculate the courses slope rating.

Following discussion and approval from both the Ladies committee and the Gents Handicap committee your Golf and Social committee has decided to adopt these for both sections to ensure that both the WHS handicap calculations and our own club competitions use the same Stroke Index.

The new yardages and stroke indices have been uploaded on to the SG App. Tee signage has been ordered and the current tee signs will be updated and repositioned by March. Score cards are in the process of being ordered and will be with us shortly. 

Match-play competitions having started under the old SI will continue with those through to completion. 

General Play Scores and qualifying competitions for handicap are now under the new SI. 

For anyone looking to do a general play score (GPS) without using the App, you can get a scorecard from the pro shop with adjusted SI on them. Please remember that anyone doing a GPS without the App must register in the pro shop before going out or your score will not count. GPS are permitted with the use of mats but you may not move your ball to the side.

Stroke Index Changes

On Mon January 18 2021, by Jackie Sayers

Causing a stir in The Scotsman

Following the article in The Scotsman last week regarding the appointment of Megan Briggs as our Club Vice Captain, Martin Dempster has published a follow up article regarding high profile golfers taking up roles within Golf Clubs.
It's been good to be part of some lively debate.

Martin Dempster: "Why more Scottish golf clubs should appoint high-profile captains"

"It’s always pleasing to generate a debate on golfing matters and that was certainly the case with a news story last week about Megan Briggs, a former Scottish Women’s champion, having been lined up to become Kilmacolm’s club captain next year."

By Martin Dempster
Monday, 18th January 2021, 12:30 pm

read the full article here

On Mon January 18 2021, by Jackie Sayers

Kilmacolm Golf Club making headlines in The Scotsman

Kilmacolm line up former Scottish Women's champion Megan Briggs as club captain
Former Scottish Women’s Amateur champion Megan Briggs is set to become just the second lady captain of Kilmacolm in the Renfrewshire club’s 130-year history.


By Martin Dempster
Thursday, 14th January 2021, 3:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th January 2021, 4:20 pm

REad the Full article here

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