Course Rules & Etiquette

NEW RULES OF GOLF FOR 2021

MAKING THE GAME MORE FUN AND ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL!

NEW & IMPROVED RULE CHANGES

Make sure to check out the new and greatly improved rules of golf, effective January 1, 2021. Designed to improve pace of play, make the game simpler to play, less intimidating for beginners. Oh, almost forgot to mention, MORE FUN!
AS PER AGLC REGULATIONS, ALL ALCOHOL CONSUMED ON CRYSTAL RIDGE PROPERTY MUST BE PURCHASED FROM CRYSTAL RIDGE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

CRYSTAL RIDGE LOCAL RULES

PACE OF PLAY FOR 9 HOLES = 2:15 HOURS

Each foursome will be expected to keep pace with the group in front of them, providing there was no gaps in tee times. Player Assistants will help keep pace of play. Please contact Pro Shop if you have a persistent issue on course.

NO RIDE ALONGS

As per insurance reasons, we are not allowed to have a ride along on the golf course.

NO SHARING GOLF CLUBS

Every player must have their own set of golf clubs. Rental clubs are available if you do not have any. 

PLAYER ASSISTANTS

Crystal Ridge Course Player Assistants (Marshals & Starters) have full discretion in enforcing course rules and pace of play policies. This ensures a good time for everyone!

OUT OF BOUNDS

Land adjacent to the boundary fence is private property. NO TRESPASSING ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. You will be immediately removed from the property, if caught trespassing.

POWER CARTS

Power Carts must stay on the path around tee boxes and within 30 yards of all greens. 90 degree rule in effect at all times, unless otherwise communicated by the Pro Shop staff.

CRYSTAL RIDGE DRESS CODE

MALE DRESS CODE

Slacks, tailored shorts, golf branded shirt. No board or athletic shorts. No sweatpants. Jeans are allowed, just not ripped jeans.

FEMALE DRESS CODE

Sport shirts, tailored shorts, skirts, slacks, skorts. Golf branded shirt. No tank tops. Jeans are allowed, just not ripped jeans.

YARDAGE MARKERS

BLACK

250 YARDS

BLUE

200 YARDS

WHITE

150 YARDS

RED

100 YARDS

PIN (FLAG) POSITIONS

BLUE

BACK PIN

WHITE

MIDDLE PIN

RED

FRONT PIN

Golfers are liable for any and all damage they may incur while playing at Crystal Ridge Golf Club. We encourage golfers to consider their surroundings when choosing which club to hit. Crystal Ridge Golf Club assumes no liability with regards to errant golf shots and damages done by its players.

MORE OF CRYSTAL RIDGE OFFERINGS:

GREEN FEES & GOLF PASSES

PUBLIC GOLF LEAGUES

MAXMAN'S MINI-GOLF

THE RIDGE HOUSE RESTAURANT

WEDDINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Course Rules

Course Rules

Pace of Play

Crystal Ridge Golf Club has a target pace of play of 2 hours and 15 minutes for 9 holes. Pace of play will be enforced by our players assistants at all times. For more information on ready golf, pace of play and our pace of play program, please contact the pro shop.

Dress Code

Attire on the golf course is expected to conform with traditional golf attire. The dress code applies to the golf course and practice facility, as well as to all golfers.

  • Jeans are allowed, provided they are not ripped and torn, BOARD SHORTS / CUTOFFS are not permitted
  • Men should wear collared shirts or golf themed t-shirts
  • Ladies shirts must have sleeves or a collar, or both
  • No offensive slogans or ripped/tattered clothing

Alcohol

NO OUTSIDE LIQUOR IS ALLOWED. ALL LIQUOR MUST BE PURCHASED THROUGH CRYSTAL RIDGE GOLF CLUB. Crystal Ridge Golf Club is licensed for liquor service and the beverage cart. Only alcoholic purchased from the club may be consumed on the premises. Alcohol not purchased from the club will be removed by a golf club employee. Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone deemed intoxicated. Abusive language or actions toward staff will not be tolerated and may result in prosecution.

Golf Carts

Due to insurance reasons, only persons eighteen and over with a valid drivers licensed will be permitted to operate a golf cart. Persons under this age requirement are not permitted to operate a cart, even in the presence of an adult.

Tee Time Booking

Equity Members can book seven days in advance, Saturday for Saturday, for all tee times. Non-members may book 4 days in advance, Tuesday for Saturday. Please be advised that we require a credit card at time of booking to hold tee times and a cancellation policy does apply.

Tee Time Cancellation Policy

Golfers have until 1 hour prior to their scheduled tee time to change or cancel their booking. Those who fail to notify the shop will be subject to a $10/player no show fee. This applies to all no shows.

Abusive and Rowdy Behavior

Crystal Ridge Management will not tolerate any abusive behavior towards staff or fellow golfers. Those who fail to adhere this general rule will be asked to leave the premises, with or without the involvement of the RCMP.

Liability

Golfers are liable for any and all damage they may incur while playing at Crystal Ridge Golf Club. We encourage golfers to consider their surroundings when choosing which club to hit. Crystal Ridge Golf Club assumes no liability with regards to errant golf shots and damages done by its players.

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