Club Policies & Course Rules
Blue Shamrock Dress Code Policy
Blue Shamrock is now operating as a public access, daily fee facility, but will operate with certain rules and regulations to maintain a facility for all our customers to be proud of and respect. We have established the following dress code regulations that all our customers must follow:
Hats/Caps: All headwear must be worn brim forward at all times
Shirts/Tops: All men’s shirts must be polo style with a stand up collar or mock neck with a band at least 1” wide, and tee shirts or athletic wear will not be permitted. All women’s tops must have a collar and/or sleeve. “Tank tops” will not be permitted. All men’s shirts must be tucked in at all times on the golf course and practice range.
Pants/Shorts/Bottoms: No denim material of any kind is permitted. Men’s shorts should be Bermuda type, although shorts with flat external pockets will be permitted. “Cargo” shorts with external pockets that have expansion pleats or large “pouches”will not be permitted at the discretion of the staff. All bottoms must be worn around the waist with belts at all times. Women’s shorts must be at least 16” long from the waist band to the bottom of the leg. Spandex material or “tights” are not permitted at any time
Footwear: All golf shoes must be either spikeless or have soft spikes. No athletic shoes or “cleats” are permitted at any time. “Sneakers” are permitted provided they are clean and neat in appearance.
Blue Shamrock Rain Check Policy
Rain checks will be issued to customers in the event of extreme inclement weather that includes, lightning and thunderstorms and heavy rains that forces closure of the golf course and/or prohibiting cart usage.
Rain checks will be issued based upon your position on the golf course at the point of interruption. The following policies apply:
- If 4 holes of less are completed, an 18 hole rain check will be issued.
- If 5 to 12 holes are completed, a 9 hole rain check will be issued.
- If 13 or more holes are completed, no rain check will be issued.
Miscellaneous Policies at Blue Shamrock
No outside food, soda, or alcohol may be brought on the premises at any time. All food or beverage that goes onto the course must be purchased at Blue Shamrock.
No coolers of any kind except those issued by Blue Shamrock employees are permitted on the course.
Golf Course & Cart Rules
Our beautiful golf course are always kept in great condition by our course superintendent Pete Beblavy, and it is important for all our customers to help us all maintain the conditions for everyone to enjoy. Repairing ball marks and replacing divots are two very simple ways for all players to help maintain great playing conditions. Unrepaired ball marks and unreplaced or unfilled divots will take weeks to heal, but if they are repaired and replaced properly, after only a few days, the playing surface will be healed and the scars gone. We have provided soil and seed mix on all our golf carts and ask all players to fill divots on the course that cannot be replaced in full.
Golf cart traffic is the major contributor to excessive turf wear and damage to weak or wet areas on the course. Daily cart restrictions posted at the golf shop and/or on the first tee must be strictly abided by in order to minimize and excessive damage or wear to the course. All cart directional signs, rope lines, or any other means to direct cart traffic must be strictly followed or customers will be subject to losing cart privileges for the round or longer.
Blue Shamrock Pace of Play Policy:
One of the biggest challenges in golf today is dealing with pace of play. For everyone's enjoyment, Blue Shamrock's pace of play policy for an 18 hole round is 4 hours 15 minutes or less. Blue Shamrock will have golf course "ambassadors" to assist groups on the course to maintain this pace. Common sense and ready golf are two very important keys to playing your round as efficiently as possible. "Honors" certainly do not have to be kept if players are not ready to play, and common sense in golf cart usage will go a long way in saving time on the course. A general rule of thumb is if a par 3 is completely open, or if the group in front on a par 4 or par 5 is on the green when you reach the tee, you are out of position and must speed up. The most important thing to remember about pace of play is your position with the group in front of you , not behind you! Finally, cell phone use is also becoming an increasing problem for slow play on a course. A phone call or a text can wait until you are done with your round unless it is an absolute emergency, and always remember to silence your phones on the course!