Lifestyle Membership (500+Club)
This exciting and innovative Golf Club membership at only £500, permits you access to the golf course at a time and frequency to suit yourself. Designed specifically for those whose time is restricted by responsibilities of a young family or pressure of work and also for the newer golfer who does not feel ready for a full membership.
The easy to follow scheme works as follows: For each £500 you are credited with 500 points on your 500+club account. Each time you play the course your account with be debited by an amount of points. The points debited will be according to when you play as outlined in the below tariff.
|Time of visit||Points Value|
|Monday, Tuesday, Friday||23|
|Weekends (AM) - max 23 handicap||29|
|9 holes - excludes Saturday & Sunday AM||14|
The 500+Club membership entitles you to……
- Gain an officially recognised CONGU handicap
- To top up your 500+Club golfing card as often as you require
- Card excludes the additional £70 “purse” for members’ 10% discount on bar prices in the club house.
- Full members benefits other than playing in board and club trophy competitions
- Automatic transfer to full 5 or 7 day members when you are ready.
500+Club Term and Conditions – Effective from 1st May 2015*
Subscriptions – An annual golfing fee of £500 plus £70 (bar card) and the £20 (men) or £24 (ladies) annual fee for EGU. Membership will lapse if payment is not made on time. Top ups may be allowed at the discretion of the general manager and must be paid through the office. The £70 is a second “purse” for discounted bar purchases.
Numbers – The 500+Club is limited to a membership of 100. This category is intended as a step towards to full 5 or 7 day membership and is not available as a downgrade to existing PHGC members. The former limit of 3 years 500+club membership is now withdrawn but priority will be given those most active when considering subscription renewals.
Handicaps – 500+Club members who not have a Congu handicap may not play before midday at weekends and Bank Holidays
Registering for play – At all times, 500+Club members must debit their points card at the Pro Shop till before play (in addition to the swipe-in for play screen) or at the club house in the event the pro shop is closed. Failure to do so will be treated as a breach of club rules. Unused points by 30th April may not be carried over from year to year.
Competitions – 500+Club members may play in Monthly and Midweek Stableford and Medals. In addition 500+club members may play in other competitions as notified time to time in section competitions at the discretion of the section committee.
Inter Club Matches – At the discretion of the section secretary, 500+Club members may be invited to play in section inter-club matches, but must swipe their golfing card in order to debit the appropriate green fee for both home and away events.
Guests and Visitors – Guests and Visitors are welcome with prior welcome agreement with the Pro shop. Guests must have a Congu or Society membership handicap of 23 or less to play at any time. Check green fee rates at time of booking.
E&OE – Terms and Conditions are subject to change – Issue v4.0 – (May 2015)
Members who can’t afford to pay the full membership fees may apply to the club for a discounted membership (£490 per year for Full 7-day membership), if they can prove that they are eligible for the following benefits:
- Income support
- Job seekers allowance
- Housing benefit
- Working Tax Credit (excludes Child Tax Benefit)
- Employment and support allowance (income related element only)
- Welfare to work (youth training)
- Council Tax Support (excludes statutory 25% single persons discount)
Please contact the club office for details on 0208 866 0963
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