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Lord Tyrion

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after not playing since 21st March, i now have a dilemma, i have a time at the kings for lunchtime Sat (couldn't get Friday) slow Dave text this morning he had just got a cancelled time at Nairn for Sat at 2... so Nairn or the Kings?
Is that King's at Gleneagles? I have never played Nairn so I have no comparison but King's at Gleneagles is my idea of golfing heaven so I would be heading in that direction.

It sounds like an awful decision for you to make, top course or top course 🤔
 

patricks148

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Is that King's at Gleneagles? I have never played Nairn so I have no comparison but King's at Gleneagles is my idea of golfing heaven so I would be heading in that direction.

It sounds like an awful decision for you to make, top course or top course 🤔
No, the Kings is the new Course in Inverness part of the Old Torvean, i wouldn't be driving 150 miles to Gleneagles, no children to protect;)
 

KenL

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Booking opened at 8am at my place - absolute car crash as system cannot handle a heavy load.
An hour later (using 3 devices) managed to secure 2 slots. Can't wait.
 

HankMarvin

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Looking forward to get back out playing again and have a few games arranged from Friday, Glenbervie Friday Gleneagles Kings Saturday Gleneagles Queens Sunday and then Glenbervie Sunday afternoon and back to Glenbervie Monday day off Tue then Gleneagles for the rest of the week.
 

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Looking forward to get back out playing again and have a few games arranged from Friday, Glenbervie Friday Gleneagles Kings Saturday Gleneagles Queens Sunday and then Glenbervie Sunday afternoon and back to Glenbervie Monday day off Tue then Gleneagles for the rest of the week.
Sounds like Hell :)
 
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I moved to Falkirk in March just in time to sit in the house/garden for a couple of months.

Now have the dilemma of whether to join a course or not after itching to get back to golf after a year out.

I've had a look at a couple of courses and like the look of Dullatur. Just anxious I'll end up playing on my own as the usual way of meeting/joining a group won't be possible!
 

ger147

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I moved to Falkirk in March just in time to sit in the house/garden for a couple of months.

Now have the dilemma of whether to join a course or not after itching to get back to golf after a year out.

I've had a look at a couple of courses and like the look of Dullatur. Just anxious I'll end up playing on my own as the usual way of meeting/joining a group won't be possible!
I'm a member at Dullatur and involved in 2 WhatsApp groups with about 20 guys total btw both groups. Drop me a PM and I can ensure you can get hooked up with some folks for a game.
 

davidy233

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Out at 9.30am on Friday, went for a walk on the course today and it was rammed with others (mainly non golfers I'd say) out for a walk - could be interesting on Friday :eek:.

Course looks great, can't wait.
 

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Out at 9.30am on Friday, went for a walk on the course today and it was rammed with others (mainly non golfers I'd say) out for a walk - could be interesting on Friday :eek:.

Course looks great, can't wait.
i can see a fair few altercations on courses come friday
 

Jamie23

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For those unsure about the 5 mile travel guidance and if clubs should police it there is some explanation in this FAQ web page.
This might help people make a decision to travel to their club or not.

https://scottishgolf.org/frequently...and-golfers-on-returning-to-golf-in-scotland/
Ok so this still does not make it clear whether we can or cannot travel more than 5 miles to your club

Is it completely down to your own personal choice or have we not to travel if the club is say 15 miles away instead of 5?

Needs to be clarified with either a straight yes or no to being able to travel over the 5 mile guidance.
 

IanM

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Out at 9.30am on Friday, went for a walk on the course today and it was rammed with others (mainly non golfers I'd say) out for a walk - could be interesting on Friday :eek:.
After we reopened we had walkers all over the place. Our Sec put some really great (and friendly) signs up to explain the "golf was back so please keep to foot paths." Some were fine and some were right wombats, but it was sensitively handled and seems to have gone by without too much of a problem!
 

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Ok so this still does not make it clear whether we can or cannot travel more than 5 miles to your club

Is it completely down to your own personal choice or have we not to travel if the club is say 15 miles away instead of 5?

Needs to be clarified with either a straight yes or no to being able to travel over the 5 mile guidance.
I'm outside 5 miles for Nairn an got a time, no one has questioned, even had a email from the sec about something else and he didn't mention anything and even said enjoy your round on Sat!
one of my mates who a Dornoch Members says they have conflicting info and the club don't seem to know, i'd imagine most of their members would be outside 5 miles
 
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CliveW

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Ok so this still does not make it clear whether we can or cannot travel more than 5 miles to your club

Is it completely down to your own personal choice or have we not to travel if the club is say 15 miles away instead of 5?

Needs to be clarified with either a straight yes or no to being able to travel over the 5 mile guidance.
Perhaps we'll get more clarification tomorrow if and when NS finally gives us the go ahead.
 

KenL

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Ok so this still does not make it clear whether we can or cannot travel more than 5 miles to your club

Is it completely down to your own personal choice or have we not to travel if the club is say 15 miles away instead of 5?

Needs to be clarified with either a straight yes or no to being able to travel over the 5 mile guidance.
NS already said something along the lines of be sensible and use judgement.

If you're not comfortable then don't travel. If they said yes or no, who would police it? I think the guidance is sensible myself.
 

Jimaroid

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We're being asked to reconsider any bookings until such a time as the guidance changes if travelling more than 5 miles.

Not sure how or if it if will get enforced. I'm 7.8 miles but having considered it I'm not going to bother with golf for a bit longer and I'll let the initial rush subside. I'm much more desperate to go back to the hills walking and biking with the family so hopefully some good news from Sturgeon on that tomorrow.
 
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