Keeping up with the group in front of you
We have been asked by Brian Smock, Head Pro to address slow play on Tuesdays.
All members must stay up with the group in front of them. Our goal should be to play ready golf and not have any open holes.
Below are some helpful USGA information.
Encouraging Prompt Pace of Play
Players should recognize that their pace of play affects others and they should play promptly throughout the round (such as by preparing in advance for each stroke and moving promptly between strokes and in going to the next tee.
A player should make a stroke in no more than 40 seconds (and usually in less time) after the player is able to play without interference or distraction.
Expressly allows playing out of turn in match play by agreement, and for stroke play, affirmatively allows and encourages players to play out of turn in a safe and responsible way to save time or for convenience (also known as "ready golf"). Click for Video