Bondhay Golf and Fishing Club is a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.
These terms & conditions relate only to Golfing Membership and have been drafted to ensure that everyone who uses the facilities at Bondhay, be they members, guests, visitors or members of staff can do so in a safe and enjoyable way that respects others using the facilities, and the property itself.
Bondhay Golf Club along with Nationwide Leisure Limited is responsible for the management of the premises and business at the property; employing the staff, managing and maintaining the course and property and providing the Clubhouse services.
Bondhay Golf Club is represented by various Club Committees, elected from and by the membership. They are responsible for organising and running most golf activities e.g. arranging matches, competitions, handicaps etc. Nationwide Leisure Limited has overall responsibility for all matters but delegates the playing of golf to the Club Committees / Sections.
In any dispute regarding competitions the Managing Director will make the final decision.
Visitors & Guests
These terms and conditions set out the standards that we believe all members would like to see upheld at Bondhay Golf Club. We accept that we have a duty to apply the same standards to those using the facilities at Bondhay who are not members, and we will continually work hard to ensure this is the case.
We would be very grateful for your support in this respect – if you see anything you believe to be unacceptable or a breach of these terms and conditions please inform a member of staff as soon as possible and we will take the appropriate action.
Nationwide Leisure Ltd – is a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.
Bondhay Golf Club – the property known as Bondhay Golf Club and the associated facilities including the Clubhouse situated at Bondhay Lane, Whitwell Common, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3EH
Member – an individual who by way of an annual Subscription payment to Nationwide Leisure Limited has paid for the right to use Bondhay Golf Club and Clubhouse facilities as explained in these terms & conditions for a specified period of time, subject to these terms & conditions.
Visitor – an individual using the facilities at Bondhay who is not an employee of Nationwide Leisure Limited or a member.
Member’s Guest – an individual invited to use the facilities at Bondhay by and accompanied by a member
We, Us, Our – Nationwide Leisure Limited
You, Your – the Member
Subscription – the amount paid by a member to use the facilities in accordance with these terms &
Membership – the rights conveyed to a member by way of the payment of a Subscription.
Membership Category – a specific type of membership which conveys particular rights of use and
restrictions as to use as set out in these terms & conditions.
Bag Tag – a plastic tag issued to each Member confirming their Membership category and the Membership Year.
Membership Year – the period for which a subscription has been paid by a member and for which
membership rights apply.
Renewals – the renewing of membership from one membership year to the next without a break.
Bondhay Golf Club committees – the non-profit members’ organisation which run members activities.
Specifically competitions, handicaps and social activities at Bondhay for the benefit of the members.
Terms & Conditions
1.1 The following Terms & Conditions apply to all golfing members at Bondhay.
1.2 By paying for an annual subscription you are deemed to have done so in full knowledge and acceptance of these terms & conditions.
1.3 These terms & conditions may be changed at any time and without prior notice. The latest version will be available in the office at Bondhay Golf Club.
1.4 Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
1.5 Applications for membership are approved or otherwise at the sole discretion of Nationwide Leisure Limited and membership does not commence until an application or renewal has been accepted by Nationwide Leisure Limited and the appropriate payment is received.
1.6 Membership of Bondhay Golf Club is subject to the rules of the Club.
1.7 Granting of membership entitles you to use the facilities at Bondhay for the relevant membership year only, in accordance with the restrictions applicable to your membership category and these terms & conditions.
1.8 Granting of membership does not imply an automatic right to renew membership in subsequent membership years.
1.9 We reserve the right to limit the number of members in any given membership category, to amend the allocation of exclusive visitor or member tee times or to close the course at any time. Any such decision will not be made unreasonably but may be made at the sole discretion
of Nationwide Leisure Limited
2. Data Protection
2.1 You consent to our use of the information given by you, including your personal information, for the administration of your membership. We will not pass on your information to third parties for marketing purposes.
2.2 Child Protection. Members are advised to ensure they are familiar with the child protection and safeguarding policy before playing with any junior member.
3. Subscription Payments
3.1 Renewal subscription payments are due on the first day of your relevant subscription year.
3.2 In the event of serious illness application may be made to the Managing Director of Nationwide Leisure Ltd for a “suspension of membership rights” this will be totally at the discretion of the Managing Director and will be for a period of no more than 3 months. Members will not be be allowed to play during this suspension period.
3.3 Subscriptions are payable by cheque/ Credit/Debit Card or by way of monthly payments subject to agreement by the Management.
3.4 If phased payments are offered for a specific category of membership, then the phased payments where applicable are not arranged by the club and the settlement and payments to that arrangement are the members responsibility. Failure to keep to the schedule of payments may result in membership being cancelled immediately. No refund will be given for payments made up to that point.
3.5 In the event of termination of membership within the membership year there will ordinarily be no refund of membership subscriptions. In exceptional circumstances this will be at the Managing Director's discretion.
3.6 Membership is for a designated period.
4. Use of the Course
4.1 Tee times can only be secured if booked in advance. Bookings can be made in person at
Bondhay, or by phone.
4.2 Members must have their Bag Tag clearly visible at all times whilst on the course.
4.3 Members must adhere to the dress code at all times whilst on the course:
4.3.1 Golf shoes to be worn at all times on the course.
4.3.2 No jeans or track/shell suits on the championship course.
4.3.3 Golf shirts with collar or polo neck, no t-shirts or sleeveless shirts for gentlemen.
4.3.4 Tailored shorts are permissible
4.4 Adhere to local rules for the day.
4.5 Avoid slow play, always exhibit high standards of etiquette, courtesy for others and respect for the course (i.e. repair pitch marks, rake bunkers etc, trolleys must be kept away from greens)
4.6 Greens staff have priority at all times. When greens staff are working on a green and the flag is removed, the green is not in play and you must wait until the flag is replaced.
5. General Behaviour & Dress Code
5.1 There is no smoking allowed in any areas of the Clubhouse, Pro Shop or other properties at Bondhay.
5.2 General bad behaviour and use of bad language will not be tolerated anywhere at Bondhay, and sanctions may be applied if this policy is not observed.
5.3 A reasonable standard of dress is expected at all times at Bondhay – for example headwear should be removed whilst in the bar or restaurant and shoes must be worn at all times. The management reserves the right to deny access to anyone it believes is not appropriately dressed.
6. Member Benefits
6.1 We reserve the rights to amend member benefits at any time.
6.2 Members may bring as many guests as they wish at any one time.
7. Equipment Including Buggies
7.1 Members will be held liable for any costs incurred in repairs or replacements to any fixtures and fittings, property or equipment at Bondhay which has been deliberately, negligently or wantonly damaged by them. This also applies to the course and surrounding areas.
7.2 Before using a Buggy, a member must sign a Buggy Hire Agreement and adhere to the conditions stated in the Agreement. If you are unsure how to operate the Buggies safely you must raise this with a member of staff before using the buggy. (Agreement needs to be signed).
8. General Liability
8.1 Bondhay cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to members property whilst at Bondhay.
8.2 The golf course and surrounding areas are a natural environment, with woodland, ponds etc. Paths are undulating and there can be unexpected conditions underfoot (rabbit scrapings etc). Whilst all efforts are made to make this as safe an environment as possible we must balance that with a desire to leave the environment as natural as possible. Bondhay cannot be held liable for any injury caused by slips, trip or falls or any other such incident whilst at the club.
9. Breach of these terms & conditions and Conduct
9.1 Violation of any of these terms & conditions, or conduct in a manner prejudicial to the best interests of Bondhay Golf Club, including rude or offensive behaviour, will subject the person in violation to disciplinary action by the management, including possible suspension or termination of membership.
9.2 A decision to take disciplinary action and the level of appropriate sanction will be decided by the Disciplinary Procedures.
9.3 Any sanctions taken against an individual for a breach of these terms & conditions of membership (which may in extreme cases include the banning of an individual from Bondhay Golf Club property) is done so at the sole discretion of the appropriate authority and following consideration of any appeal by the individual by the Managing Director, any decision will be final.