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Golf Course Rules


No practising whatsoever is allowed on the Golf course at any time. At no stage may more than one ball be played or may a resident play or practise on any part of the golf course when the course is closed or can be deemed to be closed.

Driving range times

All golfers must purchase golf balls prior to making use of the driving range in the Golf Shop. Only golf balls purchased at the Els Club Copperleaf Golf Shop may be used at the driving range. Please check the rates and range membership options at the Golf Shop.

Summer: (September – March)

The Driving Range is open from 06:30 to 18:00 (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday - Last ball to be hit by 17:30), 06:30 to 19:00 in summer (Wednesday & Friday- Last ball to be hit by 18:45)

Winter: (April – August)

The Driving Range is open from 06:30 to 17:30 – Last ball to be hit by 17:30 (Tuesday– Sunday)

Golfing Times

Winter: April to August - 07h00 to 17h30

Summer: September to March - 07h00 to 18h00

Control of persons on course

All members on the course must have reported to the Golf Shop. A method of confirmation that this has taken place will be instituted by the Golf Shop. Receipts will be issued to members and visitors. No person may play golf without reporting to the Golf Shop and making payment of the applicable green fees prior to the commencement of play.

Dogs, bicycles etc.

No dogs will be allowed on the course unless on a leash. Walking, cycling, roller-blading, scooters etc. are prohibited on the Golf Course and cart paths during golfing hours. Parents are to supervise these activities. "Poop scoops” are to be taken with and used when walking dogs. In the event of a dog fouling on the course or paths and the owner not immediately cleaning after the dog, the owner may be banned from in the future walking his dog on the golf course or its paths.

Off-road vehicles

These are not permitted on the course or cart paths at ANY times. Children: Children are not permitted unaccompanied on the golf course or the practise putting and chipping green. Parents will be held responsible for children found playing on the golf course or causing damage thereto.