Golf Booking Terms and Conditions

Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort - Golf Booking Terms & Conditions



Booking Policy

Credit/debit card details are required to guarantee individual tee times at the time of booking online, in-person and over the phone. On arrival, green fees and competition entry fees can be paid for in cash, or by credit/debit card.


All bookings of 12 or more must be secured with a €200 deposit, at the time of booking. The balance of green fees/entry fees must be settled in full prior to play. If a deposit remains outstanding more than 14 days after the deposit request is made, Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort reserve the right to cancel the booking.


Note that group rates only apply to groups with 12 or more golfers playing on the day. Where a group’s numbers fall below this, Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort reserve the right to charge the standard green fee rate of the day for all golfers booked to play.


Cancellation Policy


Individual bookings and small groups up to 11 people:
You can cancel your booking by emailing using the email address that was used at the time of the booking.


If you cancel your booking more than 48 hours before your booked tee time, there will be no charge made to your credit/debit card.

If you cancel your booking less than 48 hours in advance, there will be a charge of 100% of the green fee/competition entry fee made to your credit/debit card. Your booking is completely transferable to another person for the same day and time, therefore, should you be unable to make your tee time, you can offer the tee time to someone else such as a family member or friend.


Bookings for 12 people and more:
Cancellations/changes for groups of 12 or more must be confirmed in writing to


Cancellations received 4 weeks or more in advance of date of play: the deposit will be transferred to another date or refunded as required at the discretion of Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort.


If the cancellation is received less than 4 weeks in advance of date of play: the deposit received is non-refundable.


Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort will accept up to 10% reductions to the numbers booked, provided any reduction is received and agreed by Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort no later than 3 days prior to the day of play. (ie on the preceding Wednesday for a Saturday booking)


Visiting groups, including societies, are advised that any shortfall in numbers after the final confirmation, 3 days in advance, will be charged in full. This applies to golf and food that has been pre-booked.


In the event of a reduced number of golfers or no-shows on the day of play, full payment is due for unused tee times.


Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort requests that the group event organiser make each member of his/her group aware of the above conditions.


Four-ball Policy


To facilitate the smooth running of the time sheet in terms of pace of play and where the time sheet is busy, Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort reserve the right to pair groups up into four-balls where possible.


If a single golfer, pair or three-ball wish to have a whole line to themselves, please contact our Golf Shop who can advise on options available. A surcharge may apply for this service.


Golf societies must play in four-balls as far as is reasonably possible. For example, a group of 18 golfers must play in 3 x Four-Balls and Two Three-Balls.


Course Closure Policy

In the event of course closure, where Management deems the course unplayable, an alternative date will be offered (based on availability) or payment will be refunded at the discretion of Management.


Please note that inclement weather in itself does not constitute a reason to close the course and golfers that choose not to go out or leave the course of their own volition will be charged in full and no refunds granted.


Dangerous Situations


Where a dangerous situation occurs, such as lightning, all players are required to leave the course immediately and seek shelter indoors. Temporary suspensions of play for lightning and other dangerous situations will be kept to a minimum. Where play cannot be resumed, and/or the delay is greater than 90 minutes and golfers choose not to wait longer, green fee vouchers will be issued for golfers to return on another day.


Pace of Play Policy


To ensure all golfers enjoy their experience and proper flow of golf play is maintained on the course, slow play must be avoided at all times. Slow play may be monitored by our Course Ranger and by Golf Shop staff.


Pace of play is 4 hours for a four-ball playing stableford singles off yellow tees and 4 hours 10 minutes from white tees.


Groups of 12 and more are not permitted to play strokes or scramble competitions without the prior approval of Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort. All societies and groups are required to play from yellow tees, or other such tees as management may advise on the day.


Dress Code


Appropriate golf attire is required.


Denim/jeans, sleeveless shirts, sports jerseys, tracksuits, shorts (other than tailored), and runners/trainers are not permitted. Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort reserves the right to refuse admission to the clubhouse/course/practice facilities to anyone dressed inappropriately. Soft spikes are compulsory.


Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status and Local Rules


Visiting golfers must comply with the constitution, rules and byelaws of Golf Ireland, the Rules of Golf and Amateur Status and Rules of Hanidcapping as defined by the R&A as well as the local rules at Moyvalley Hotel and Golf Resort


Please take care of our course by taking the time to repair pitch marks, replace divots, rake bunkers and obey all course signage.


Golf buggies are to be kept at least 5 yards away from tee boxes and greens at all times.

All of our buggies are GPS enabled with restricted zones in place through-out the course - buggies to be kepy to pathways & Fairways only. All par 3's keep to pathways.  

No personally owned buggies are permitted without prior consent. You must call the pro shop in advance to seek approval. This is a strict policy in place. 






Three drives each to count

Everyone drives, select best ball. 

Everyone hits second shot, select best ball.

Repeat process until ball is holed. 

First ball in hole counts.

The following handicap calculation will be used for this Texas Scramble event:

25% + 20% + 15% + 10% from Lowest to Highest handicap

Please identify player’s drives to count by marking the score under column A, B, C or D for the players as shown on sample score-card in Pro-Shop.


To be eligible to win 1st Prize all team members MUST HAVE a minimum of 20 scores recorded on their Golf Ireland WHS Record.


ALL players MUST sign the registration sheet in the golf shop and declare their Golf Ireland (WHS) number and handicap index.

ALL players MUST be entered on a team on the computer AND signed-in to the competition prior to commencing round.

ALL teams MUST affix a label from the computer to their scorecard – if no label prints, the team MUST inform the Pro-Shop.

Failure to comply with the above rules may result in disqualification or your team not being entered into the competition. These rules are taken in conjunction with the Terms of Competition as set out and on-display in the clubhouse.


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