Coronavirus Policy for Rockingham Golf Club

The Management Committee of the Rockingham Golf Club have established the following policy for all Members and their Guests as well as visitors to our club.

Safety is of the highest priority at the Club. 

Our club will comply with all directions from authorised public health officers and recognised medical authorities in relation to the Coronavirus, and as far as possible plan for and make advance preparations for the possibility that our operations may be affected.

As the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Coronavirus a pandemic, our club has put in place the following measures to minimise any harm to you from the COVID-19:

Clubhouse

  • Clubhouse is closed as of the 23rd March 2020
  • All staff including cleaners are more regularly cleaning high touch point areas including items such as tables, chairs etc
  • Staff will also be required to be in self isolation for 14 days when returning from overseas travel.
  • There will be increased use of gloves, including in the acceptance of deliveries.
  • Members to pay with EFT as much as possible to avoid contact with cash
  • All persons who experience or show signs of flu like symptoms are not to enter the Club. These symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, tiredness and shortness of breath.
  • Persons who are onsite and showing flu like symptoms will be asked to leave the premises.
  • The Club’s staff will be discouraged from engaging in personal contact, such as the shaking of hands with fellow staff, members, guests and visitors. Please do not take this in any other way than as a preventative and control measure to help prevent the spread of viruses.

Golf/ Course

 All persons who experience or show signs of flu like symptoms are not to enter the Club. These symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, tiredness and shortness of breath.

  • Persons who are onsite and showing flu like symptoms will be asked to leave the premises.
  • No Players are permitted in the ProShop
  • Driving Range has been closed
  • Putting Greens have been closed
  • Single play only, unless residing together
  • All RGC carts will be sanitised in the morning and after every use
  • All Pins will be wiped down by the Greens staff and NOT to be removed by players
  • Keep Gloves on as much as possible
  • All Ballwashers and Sandbuckets will be removed
  • No Handshakes after the game
  • All score cards are to be handed to the Pro Shop staff for entering to stop members to use the scanner and the touch screen.
  • All Bin lids to be kept open

In addition, our club will:

  • Support employees, volunteers, contractors and members and their guests to take reasonable precautions to prevent infection or contagion.
  • Maintain its services and operations throughout this period of concern unless otherwise instructed by relevant government authorities.

Members/ Guest

 

  • Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
  • Maintain at least 2 metres distance between yourself and anyone else.
  • Do not shake hands with others.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Make sure you follow good hygiene, and encourage others to do the same. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and disposing of used tissues immediately.
  • All persons whose place of employment, education or socialisation that has been closed due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 are not to enter the Club.
  • All persons who experience or show signs of flu like symptoms are not to enter the Club. These symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, tiredness and shortness of breath.
  • Persons who are onsite and showing flu like symptoms will be asked to leave the premises.
  • Persons who do not cooperate with our advice in relation to COVID-19 will be asked to leave our premises.
  • We ask for your complete cooperation and understanding as we continue our commitment to offering a quality-based community hub for all people of our community to enjoy.
  • Anyone arriving in Western Australia from overseas must self-isolate for 14 days. Penalties of up to $50,000 will apply for breaching this requirement.
  • If you are unwell please seek medical advice promptly and follow the directions of your local health authority.
  • Keep up to date on the latest hotspots (cities or local areas where the pandemic or epidemic is spreading widely).
  • Please apply these same precautions to any guests you may be planning to bring with you to the Club.
  • We encourage all persons who are experiencing flu like symptoms to follow the advice of WA Health. For more information on COVID-19 visit https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/coronavirus.

 

Events, Entertainment and Functions

No functions, entertainment  or events will be taken place at the Rockingham Golf Club.

Any functions that have been booked prior to the closure  will be cancelled and the relevant parties will be notified of the cancellation.

We will continue to monitor COVID-19 information and advice from government. Our members and their guests and our employees’ safety remain our top priority.

We thank you for your cooperation during this time of worldwide concern.

On behalf Board of Management

Sandra Snowdon

Administration Officer