General Policy for the use and storage of privately owned buggies.

First Tee Notice

Tee Supervision

When on duty, the Starter controls the 1st and 10th tees. All players are requested to obey him. In his absence, the Professional oversees the 1st tee.

Green Fees and Visiting Societies

  1. Green Fees must be paid before playing and receipt tags must be attached to golf bags.
  2. All green fee and society players must report to Starter before teeing off.
  3. Play from the tee of the day only.


  1. Practice on all par three and 9th and 18th greens is strictly forbidden.
  2. Please do not interfere with or cross the boundary fences of the course.
  3. Please observe the etiquette of golf.
  4. Membership tag must be displayed on golf bag.

Full Members’ Times: Unless otherwise stated on the daily notice board, these are as follows:

Monday and Wednesday
Members’ Time

08:30 – 10:00
13:00 – 14:30
17:00 – 19:30
Tuesday – Ladies’ Day
1st Tee Competition Times

09:00 – 12:30
13:30 – 14.00
15:30 – 17:30
Thursday – Members’ Time
08:30 – 10:00
12:30 – 14:30
17:00 – 19:30
Friday – Members’ Time
08:30 – 10:00
13:00 – 14:30
16:00 – 19:30
Saturday – Members’ Time
08:30 – 11:00
14:00 – 16:00
17:00 – 19:00
1st Tee Competition Times
07:30 – 15:30

Order of Playing Precedence
On Tuesdays during the Ladies’ Competition times, no fourballs may tee off between 13:00 and 13:30 hours and between 16:30 and 17:00 hours.

  1. Official fixtures such as G.U.I. and I.L.G.U. bookings, Society/green fee bookings and inter club matches.
  2. The competition of the day.
  3. Full Members in club timesheets.
  4. Full Members in club match competitions.
  5. Full members during Full Members’ times.
  6. A full member playing with a lesser category member during Full Members’ time shall have only the same rights as the lesser category member e.g. a Full Member playing with a Juvenile shall have the same rights on the course as the Juvenile.
  7. In general, play must start from the 1st tee. Players must not cut in on the 10th tee once tee shots are played from the 9th tee.

Carlow Golf Club Dress Code
Members and visitors are expected to maintain a high standard of dress on the course and in the Clubhouse.


  • Golf shoes must be worn on the course.
  • Singlets are not permitted.
  • Only tailored shorts, together with sports socks are permitted.
  • Trouser legs should not be rucked into sock.s
  • Denim jeans are not permitted on the golf course.
  • Attire such as football, soccer or rugby shirts, hoodies and tracksuits is not permitted.
  • Mobile phones are not permitted on the course (except in the case of emergencies).


  • Golf shoes are not permitted in the Clubhouse.
  • Denim jeans are permitted in the Clubhouse.
  • Mobile phones may be used but please do so in a discreet and respectful manner.
  • Dress should be neat and tidy in keeping with the high standards of the club (tracksuits are not permitted in the Clubhouse).
  • Sports caps are not permitted.

 Thank you for your co-operation.

The Committee would like you to note the following:

Captain’s Honour
The Captains have precedence on the first tee.

Recording Scores
After each hole the marker shall check and record the score with the competitor. The competitor is solely responsible for the correctness of the score recorded for each hole.

Slow Play
Slow Play spoils the enjoyment of other players. Please play at a rate that will hold your place on the course and, if necessary, remind those playing with you to do the same. If you are holding up the players behind, you MUST speed up or allow them to go through.

Car Parking
Members are requested to park cars in an orderly fashion in order to utilise the marked spaces to the maximum effect.

Members are earnestly requested to ensure cars are securely locked and that valuable items and personal possessions are not left in full view.