THE INDIANA COURSE
WINTER OPENING HOURS
Dear Property Owner and Member,
We wish to remind you of the forthcoming Winter Opening Hours for play on the Indiana course.
Between 1st November 2020 – 31st January 2021 tee times will be available from 08.00hrs – 12.00hrs. and course closure will be at 16.30hrs.
In the interests of ensuring that members have reasonable playing time options and availability, one half of the golf course capacity each day shall be held available for a rolling period of 30 days ending 7 days prior to the date to be booked for members to make reservations.
All tee time reservation requests must be made preferably online, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Club Reception Monday – Sunday during opening hours on +34 950 091 518
WELFARE AND SAFTEY
As always, the health and safety of our owners, members, staff and visitors is, our number one priority. It is important to stress that this remains an extremely difficult situation, that the effects of the virus will continue to be felt for a long time to come and it will be essential that golf at Desert Springs continues in a responsible and safe way. Government advice and policy must be adhered to at all times, ensuring that the safety and wellbeing of everyone is maintained at all times.
A series of guidelines and recommendations for the safe practice of the sport and wellbeing of golfers has been formulated into the ‘Instruction to the Player’ and can be viewed by clicking HERE
Its main purpose is to stipulate the applicable measures and recommendations for golfers, thus ensuring adherence to social distancing and minimizing the risks of contagion (Covid-19). These guidelines may be updated depending on further Government advice or amended social distancing measures.
MEMBERS ONLINE TEE RESERVATIONS SYSTEM
As previously announced Desert Springs Golf Club launched its Members Online Tee Reservation System, permitting members to book up to two tee times per member online 24/7 from the comfort of their homes, from any computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone, without the need of contacting the Club.
Members have been provided with their login details (User Name and password) as well as tutorial links on how to use the system, which allows them to book their round of golf as well as their fellow members’ and guests in a very simple manner.
The introduction of this new facility is in accordance with the ‘Players Golf Protocol’ that stipulates the main applicable measures and recommendations for golfers, thus ensuring adherence to minimizing the risks of contagion (Covid-19). We strongly encourage all members to avail themselves of this new booking system.
Please note that whilst this system enables you to book your tee time online from anywhere, all members are required to check in at the Resort Reception before play and collect their receipt as usual.
Between 1st November 2020 – 31st January 2021 Resort Reception will be open Monday – Sunday 08.00hrs – 12.00hrs.
Between 1st November 2020 – 31st January 2021 the opportunity for practice to take place at the driving range remains available from Monday – Sunday between 08.00hrs – 13.00hrs.
- Every other bay is closed to allow for practice in accordance with social distancing.
- Sanitising wipes are available at the ball machine.
- Payment for range balls will be made by Euro coin directly at the ball machine dispenser.
- As previously advised, Members ‘Range Credit’ for the ‘State of Alert’closure has been entered onto a registry held at the Resort Reception in the Club House. Your credit can be redeemed by requesting a debit to your account at the Resort Reception who shall then organise the range balls for you.
- At the chipping and putting greens the holes have been equipped to prevent the ball from descending completely to the bottom of the cup. The player will collect the ball with the greatest possible prevention of touching the flag pole.
Please note that practice at the chipping and putting greens can continue after the driving range is closed with players using their own golf balls.
Director of Golf, Simon Coaker commented;
“The Club’s operational hours remain under constant review. Over time, as we continue to work our way together safely through the present situation and importantly, in accordance with golfing demand, we shall look forward to being able to increase our Club services to full operation, for the benefit and enjoyment of all.
In the meantime, we would thank you all for your continued support and understanding in these unprecedented times and we encourage all to stay safe, stay well and enjoy your golf!”