SGSC Terms & Conditions

 

A. SGSC Terms & Conditions

1. The membership card must be presented at the time of entrance and/or by request if required.

2. All tariff information is available at the reception desk and is subjected to changes. The management reserves the right to revise and /or change the membership fees without prior
notice.

3. Members and their guests are not allowed to bring any food or beverages purchased elsewhere onto the premises.

4. Rollers skates/blades, footballs, inflatable toys, skateboards, bicycles etc. shall not be permitted on the premises.

5. Due to health and safety considerations pets are not permitted on the premises.

6. The use of cameras, video cameras, cell phone cameras etc. are permitted on condition that the privacy of fellow members and guests is not violated.

7. Members and their guests are expected to adhere to the dress code of each of the club’s respective facilities.

8. Approval of membership is at the sole discretion of the management who reserve the right to forfeit membership in case of any breach of the club rules, regulations, terms and conditions.

9. Management cannot be held liable for any loss, theft or damage of members’ or guests’ private properties and valuables.

10. Non members and persons entrusted with the supervision of junior members are not entitled to the use of any of the Club’s recreational and/or sports facilities.

11. Members are entitled to use the club facilities according to the benefits allocated to the respective membership category.

12. Members and their guests can avail of discounts as applicable to the respective membership categories as indicated on the table of discounts.

13. Lifestyle members are welcome to bring up to maximum of 10 guests per membership on weekdays.

14. Management may reschedule operational hours of the facilities at their own discretion and shall communicate such change to members in advance.

15. The Lifestyle Membership fee is not refundable and can only be transferred to another person upon receipt of a written request from the existing member and a new application, in lieu of the transfer, duly submitted with all necessary information.

16. The membership card will be ready within 48 hours from the date of remittance of fee and submission of all required documents. Non receipt of Membership card is not reason for extending expiry date.

17. Persons above 18 years of age must apply for separate memberships.

18. Should a membership card be stolen or lost, the members should immediately notify the club reception. A cost of 50 AED shall be levied to cover the cost of issuing a new card.

19. Joining fees are applicable to all membership categories.

20. Membership not renewed within 6 months from the date of expiration date will result in a new membership application and joining fee.

21. Yearly minimum - Members who apply for the club’s in-house account are required to spend a minimum of AED 250 each quarter at the club’s outlets.

B. GOLF MEMBERSHIP Terms & Conditions

1. Memberships – Memberships are on annual basis only and run for one year from the day of joining.

2. Tee time reservations can be made by phone, e-mail, on the website or in person. Cancellations or changes to reservations cannot be made on the web site.

3. Online booking is restricted to groups ranging from 2 to 8 players. Group bookings (9 PAX+) need to be made through the Golf Reservations directly.

4. Golf members are allowed to make reservations up to 10 days in advance. Corporate members can reserve up to 14 days in advance and Tour operator memberships up to 2 months
in advance.

5. Corporate reservations must be made through one of two pre-approved company coordinators. Any play that exceeds the membership categories daily allocation will be invoiced at the
applicable rate.

6. Golf members are welcome to bring up to 3 guests (golfers) each day, who are entitled to a 27.5% discount on green fees on week-days (excluding public holidays). Members’ guests must always be accompanied by the member to avail of the discount. For corporate members and tour operators, number of guests varies as per membership category.

7. The club reserves the right to cancel play during inclement weather conditions. If the golf course is unable to open by the start of a reserved tee time, that reservation will be cancelled. SGSC will make every effort to ensure groups whose tee times have been cancelled get an opportunity to play on the course as soon as possible that same day.

8. A membership may only be terminated after the completion of 1 year. The member must provide 30-days notice, in writing, at the reception desk or at the club’s contact address. Please note that annual memberships are refundable but not transferable. Upon completion of the 1st year, 75% of the remaining balance of a membership (on a pro-rata basis) will be refunded upon resignation.

9. Annual EGF affiliation fees are compulsory for all golf and executive members.

 

C. CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP Terms & Conditions

 

1.     Cards: (No. of Executive & Wild cards depends upon the type of the corporate membership)

a.    Executive cards- These cards are non-interchangeable. Card holders are decided at the time of joining .The executive card holders can be changed a maximum of once within the membership year, if required. Admin fee of AED 50 applies. EGF Membership (see clause 6) is none transferrable.

 

b.    Wild Cards- These are freely interchangeable cards.

 

2.     Green Fees:

a.     Green fees apply to the respective membership category as outlined below:

 

Category

Period

Golf Country Corporate member

7 Days a week

Golf Midweek Corporate

Weekends and public holidays only

7 Day Corporate

Green fees not applicable


b.     In line with point (a) the below members rates apply to Wild cards within the daily allocation.  Executive cards are always exempt from daily allocation (but additional fees/levy’s may apply for tournament entries).

Winter (Oct - May) Green Fees- Members rates

Midweek (Sun-Thu) whole day

9 holes

AED 80

18 holes

AED 130

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays until 5:50pm

9 holes

AED 105

18 holes

AED 170

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays 6pm onwards

9 holes

AED 80

18 holes

AED 130

 

Summer (Jun - Sep) Green Fees- Members rates

Midweek (Sun-Thu) whole day

9 holes

AED 55

18 holes

AED 85

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays until 5:50pm

9 holes

AED 75

18 holes

AED 105

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays 6pm onwards

9 holes

AED 55

18 holes

AED 85


c.     Wild cards playing beyond the daily hole allocation may avail of “Preferential green fee rates” mentioned below.

 

Winter (Oct - May) Green Fees- Preferential rates

Midweek (Sun-Thu) whole day

9 holes

AED 170

18 holes

AED 290

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays until 5:50pm

9 holes

AED 210

18 holes

AED 355

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays 6pm onwards

9 holes

AED 170

18 holes

AED 290

 

Summer (Jun - Sep) Green Fees- Preferential rates

Midweek (Sun-Thu) whole day

9 holes

AED 115

18 holes

AED 180

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays until 5:50pm

9 holes

AED 160

18 holes

AED 225

Weekend (Fri & Sat) and public holidays 6pm onwards

9 holes

AED 115

18 holes

AED 180

Please note that the green fee rates are subject to change without any prior notice according to season and time. Up-dates of green fee rates will be available on www.golfandshootingshj.com However SGSC will endeavour to inform all corporate members in writing of any changes in rates with 15 days’ notice

 

3.     Allocation & Tournament Entry:Allocations of corporate holes are only valid for social play for Wild cards. Executive cards may join the member’s events (if they’ve valid EGF/USGA handicap) but additional fees/levy may apply for tournament entry.

 

4.     Sale of green fees:Corporate members are not permitted to sell golf rounds at SGSC publicly for less than published preferential rates. If any evidence found, it can lead to suspension and possible termination of membership with immediate effect. No existing reservations need be honored and 75% of the memberships remaining value (balance) on the day of termination will be refunded.

 

5.    Corporate Golf Day: Corporate members are entitled for 1Corporate Golf Day (for maximum of 60 pax, excludes Friday’s) to be held within their membership year. All the tournament administration (scoring, logo’d format sheet, scorecard preparation, draws, announcement, branding display etc.) are inclusive.

 

SGSC will providegreen fee discount relative to the overall value of the membership. Below is the discount calculation formular:

 

o    If the corporate memberships annual subscription is AED 11,000 then 5.5% discount will be provided on the members green fee rate (Members green fee rate is AED170/AED130 per person On/Off peak)

11 K/2= 5.5%

o    If the corporate memberships annual subscription is AED 132,000 then 66% discount will be provided on the members green fee rate (Members green fee rate is AED170/AED130 per person On/Off peak)

132 K/2= 66%

 

 

6.     Mandatory EGF subscription for Executive Card holders: As Executive Card holders are considered members of the club they must, as per the UAE Ministry for Sport, pay golfs governing body (the Emirates Golf Federation) the EGF affiliate membership subscription fee.  This amount can be paid at SGSC at the time of joining/nomination.  The amount can be shouldered by the company or the individual but EGF subscriptions operate under a separate terms and conditions to SGSC memberships (visit egfgolf.com for further details). Entitlements include an official and internationally recognised USGA handicap, third party and property golf insurance, discounts at other UAE golf clubs and more.

7.    Tournament Support Sponsorship: Corporate membersare entitled to a discounted support    sponsorship for one of the SGSC tournaments/event.   

SGSC will provide sponsorshipdiscount relative to the overall value of the membership. Below is the calculation formular:

 

o    If the corporate membership is AED 11,000 then 5.5% discount on the standard sponsorship rate will be provided

11K/2= 5.5%

 

o    If the corporate membership is AED 132,000 then 66% discount on the standard sponsorship rate will be provided

132K/2= 66%

Note: This discount can only be guaranteed on the first year of membership.

8.     Cancellation & No Shows:

a.     Reservations must be cancelled no later than 24 hours before a reserved time of play to avoid any penalties.

 

b.     Bookings that are made within a 24 hour time frame will be required to contact golf reservations a minimum of 2 hours prior to the time of play to cancel or amend the number of players in the booking.

 

c.     If players fail to show up for a reservation or honor any booking without advising golf reservations, The corporate member will as a result forfeit holes as indicated below in clause 8d on dates as selected by SGSC.

 

d.     The following chart is a guideline for reoccurring breaches of clauses a, b & c:

No. of holes not honored

(per month)

Penalty holes

Upto 1 x daily hole allocation 

No Penalty

1 x daily hole allocation upwards

For every additional breach an equal number of holes (to that of the reservation) will be deducted from the Corporate member’s allocation the following month.  Date selected are entirely at the discretion of the SGSC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o    To nullify the deduction, member’s rate can be paid for the original reservation.

o    SGSC will endeavour to inform the First Party of the date/s selected for the ‘penalty holes’.

 

9.     Course access:

a.     SGSC will make every effort to ensure that the corporate member’s daily allocation is always available at the opening of the advance booking window.  SGSC cannot however always guarantee that the available tee times will be at the time required by corporate members.  The corporate member is also to acknowledge that the later they make a reservation, the less availability there will be on tee times – especially at peak times.

 

b.     For the week of the Sharjah Senior Golf Masters SGSC reserves the right to close the course and driving range entirely for up to 8 days.

 

c.     In addition up to 3 weekends per year due to major events SGSC reserves the right to limit the availability of weekend tee times to evening play only.

 

d.     All the above days/dates can be clearly communicated, on request, on the publication of each winter/summer calendar.

 

e.     SGSC has the right to close the course for maintenance, irrigation or operational purposes but will always endeavour to do so on days and at times at which it believes will affect the majority of members and guests as little as possible.

 

10.  Membership limits:

a.     SGSC reserves the right to close any given membership category at its own discretion.

b.     SGSC reserves the right to limit the number of 7 Day Corporatememberships to 1 per company/entity to include sister and partner companies or alike

 

11.  Changes & Amendments:These terms & conditions may be changed at any time and without prior notice. The latest version will be that which is published on the SGSC web site (www.golfandshootingshj.com) at any time.