Trolley Policy

General Use


Members and visitors alike are welcome to use trolleys, motorised or otherwise, when the conditions of the course are suitable and it has been deemed appropriate by the Green Keeping staff.

When doing so, users are requested not to take their trolley:

  • Onto the greens and tees
  • Between a greenside bunker and the green
  • Onto the fringes &aprons of the green
It is also a requirement of Whiteleaf Golf Club that all trolleys must have conforming 'winter wheels' when declared by the designated Green Keeping staff member in consultation with the General Manager and/or Chair of Greens.

Restricted Trolley use ('Exempted Trolleys Only')

There are occasions when it will be necessary for the safety of the staff and the users of the course to restrict the use of trolleys due to the course and weather conditions. This will be declared by the designated Green Keeping staff member in consultation with the General Manager and/or Chair of Greens in circumstances where conditions:

  • Present Health and Safety issues
  • Will lead to excess damage to the course
Where there is restricted trolley use, only the following will be able to use trolleys:

Members and visitors with a medical exemption certificate, where in the opinion of their doctor they are unable to play or have undue difficulty in playing golf without the use of a trolley because:

  • They are suffering from a disability within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010 or any statutory modification thereof, Or
  • Their medical or physical condition precludes the physical carrying of golf clubs for a full 18 hole round either permanently or long term, Or
  • Their medical or physical condition precludes the physical carrying of golf clubs for a full 18 hole round for a period specified by their doctor.
Total Trolley Ban

In circumstances where, in the opinion of the designated Green Keeping staff member in consultation with the General Manager and/or Chair of Greens the prevailing conditions, including amongst other factors, the course or parts of the course, the environment or the weather

  • are unfit and/or unsafe for trolley use, or
  • present Health and Safety issues for the users of trolleys, or other users of the course including our staff
A total trolley ban will be applied.

In these circumstances no members or visitors will be permitted to use trolleys, motorised or otherwise, irrespective of the person's possession of a medical exemption certificate.

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