Sherwood Forest Golf Club

Visitors Terms and Conditions

General: Thank you for your booking at Sherwood Forest Golf Club. By making a reservation you agree to accept the golf booking terms and conditions as follows.

Please note that terms and conditions may vary for general green fee and society golf. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact –

Sherwood Forest Golf Club, Eakring Road, Mansfield NG18 3EW

Tel: 01623 626689/

Green Fee & Group Numbers: Please note our varied rates on our green fee tariff. Increasing discounts are charged depending on the number of paying players. If the number of your group falls or increases into the charge category that matches the actual number of players playing on the day, your group will be required to pay the appropriate rate. Numbers of those requiring meals must be notified and confirmed at least seven days in advance.  All numbers confirmed must be paid for in full.

Tee Times: All players must be members of a recognised golf club and possess a WHS handicap. Handicap certificates should be available for inspection, if requested. Starting times/Tee reservations, as allocated must be strictly adhered to. When booking, parties should ensure that the tee reservations allocated allow sufficient time for the format of play to be used. In case of unforeseen circumstances, SFGC reserves the right to amend times of play. Payment for all green fees, catering and bar purchases must be settled on the day of the visit, unless alternative arrangements have been made in advance.

Checking In: Visitors are advised to check in at least 20 minutes prior to their tee time and be present on their starting tee 5 minutes before their reservation time. Please report to the Golf shop. Golfers must play from the tees of the day unless prior permission has been granted. We appreciate that at times players are late for their tee time. Please contact the Club on 01623 626689 Ex 1 if you believe you will be late. If you are unable to play at your booked time, SFGC reserves the right to move your booking to the next suitable tee time.

Cancellations: Please email Group bookings cancelled 7 days or more in advance of play will at the Manager’s discretion, have their deposit returned. Cancellations received under 7 days will have their deposit held by SFGC. Reduction of society or discount golf group numbers will have any deposit credited towards the group if the Club is notified 48 hours or more prior to play. Less than 48 hours then the individual deposit is lost. Only if the course is closed for play, due to weather conditions, will cancellation of catering bookings be accepted on the day.

No Shows and Shortfalls: Failure to notify SFGC and not to arrive for any reason (no show) for a booked tee time, will result in loss of their deposit and possible invoice for the full green fee due.

Refunds and Credits: In accordance with our standard policies, refunds or credits are not available for delays on course due to slow play in matches ahead or poor weather conditions. Any credits given whether monetary or a service in kind are at the sole discretion of the Manager. In the event of issuing a credit, the Manager’s decision is final. Sherwood Forest Golf Club Ltd reserves the right to amend rates and conditions at any time.

Categories for Reduced and Discounted Golf:

1) Fully Qualified PGA Professionals are extended courtesy of the course subject to prior notification and producing their membership card on the day of play. Courtesy is not unlimited on the day of play or throughout the year.

2) Should current members of BIGGA wish to play SFGC courtesy will be extended. Bookings should be made prior to the day of play informing SFGC that they are BIGGA Members. The membership card will be required for identification.

3) Current Club Captains and County Secretaries will receive courtesy of the course. Prior reservation required.

4) SFGC will on occasions offer further discount to players and schemes. Please view our website for current offers.

Course Closures: If the management is forced to close the course on the grounds of Health & Safety or course playability then any customers green fees paid are refundable or credited to a future booking. If closed during your round, then a percentage of fees may be refunded or credited to a future booking. The Manager’s decision is final.

Course Notes: All visitors on the day are temporary Members and are bound by the rules of the Club. All players must register at the Golf shop on arrival or before commencement of their round. It is also the responsibility of each player to ensure that they and their equipment are adequately insured whilst at the Club. Please check that items of value are not left in the Lockers Rooms. Sherwood Forest Golf Club does not accept responsibility for items mislaid, stolen, or lost on its premises.

Course Care and Etiquette: To help us, and for the enjoyment of all players, please follow these guidelines:

Replace divots and repair pitchmarks.

Rake over bunkers after use and leave Rakes in the Bunker.

Observe local signs, GUR and fencing placed for course protection.

Be ready to play promptly but not until players in front are out of reach.

Golf Buggy Hire: Visitors are allowed to bring their own buggies to SFGC by prior arrangement. It is, however, a condition that owners should be able to provide insurance documents if requested. Additionally, SFGC has a small number of buggies and electric trollies available for hire, by booking in advance. Persons using the buggies are responsible for their safe and responsible use at Sherwood Forest Golf Club. Buggy operators will be requested to sign a disclaimer form prior to use of the Buggy.

Players are requested to keep to designated pathways. Please do not take trollies or buggies into areas of heather.

Mobile Phones/Tablets: All devices must be always on silent. The making and receiving of calls in the bar/lounge areas is not permitted.  Mobile phones may be used on the course in emergency situations only.

Dress Code: Proper golfing attire is requested – please visit for full information

Sherwood Forest Golf Club reserves the right to amend its rates at any time. This does not affect confirmed reservations.

Visitors and Members must always follow reasonable guidance and instruction from SFGC Company Members of Staff.

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