Would any County Card holders who were members at Hemsted Valley Golf Club please confirm where they now hold membership so that we can update our records. Thank you.
Membership and the County Card Scheme
The benefits of membership are now even better, as well as being able to play in the Individual Members Meetings, the County Card Scheme has been extended to include 29 other Counties with a total of over 1000 participating clubs.
The Participating Clubs in Kent are listed opposite.
For other Participating Counties and their respective Clubs please visit: http://www.bbogolf.com/county_card_scheme. This will provide you with a full list of participating Counties and Clubs along with their contact details.
To be eligible to become a County Member of the Kent Golf Union you must be a male member of an affiliated Kent Club.
Membership costs just £10 a year payable on the 1st January each year plus a £10 joining fee to cover administration costs
( i.e. £20 in the first year and £10 a year thereafter ).
To join simply download the application form, fill out your details and return it to the Kent Golf Union office at Littlestone.
Download Application Form
Individual Members' Order Form
You can purchase an Annual or Life Members' tie, bow tie or badge. Click here
Membership and the County Card Scheme Rules
The Scheme will apply under Rule 19 of the Kent Golf Union Rules.
On payment of the Annual Subscription, Individual County Members, together with Life Members, will receive the Individual Members Card. A list of the clubs that participate in the Reciprocal Scheme, under the Rules of the County Union, are available on this website.
The Green Fee Scheme only applies to clubs listed. The Rules of this Scheme are as set out: - Members of the Individual scheme are eligible to obtain a reduced green fee at the Clubs listed.
Only members of the Kent Clubs listed in this scheme may obtain reduced green fees at the Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight & Channel Islands, Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Leicestershire & Rutland, Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire Clubs listed in the scheme. Cornwall will be joining the scheme in 2017.
The scheme will only operate from Monday to Friday - NOT including Bank Holidays. This Card is effective to 28th February 2017.
Members wishing to play MUST BOOK 48 hours in advance through the Club Secretary or Club Professional. The Club will advise the fee, starting time and the available tee for commencement of play. Only one visit per member per club each year.
The club reserves the right to refuse visiting players and/or their guests. Members visiting clubs with guests must be responsible for their guests and the guests shall pay the fee requested by the club.
Members must produce their Card at the appropriate club by the person collecting the green fee. The Membership is not transferable and any member found abusing the Scheme will be refused access to reciprocal clubs and be subject to County Union disciplinary procedures, as set out under the Rules.
Cards will be replaced if lost at a cost of £5.
Fees - reduction by arrangement with the Host Club.