The name of the society shall be ‘Ballygarrett Golf Society'.
The general management of the society shall be vested in a committee, which
shall consist of, a Captain (chairman), a Secretary, a Treasurer, Assistant
Treasurer, a President, Vice Captain and one other member elected at the AGM.
The above-mentioned Secretary, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer shall be
elected for a term of one year. The Captain shall be nominated by the outgoing
Captain. Outgoing Captain shall automatically become President. Members may
be co-opted onto the committee should a vacancy arise.
Ordinary meetings of the committee shall be held at least every two months.
At least five members of the committee must be present to form a quorum.
At all meetings of the committee a simple majority shall decide matters.
The Captain/Chairman (Vice Captain or Vice Chairman in the absence of the Captain)
shall have a casting vote only.
The accounts and books showing the financial affairs of the society shall
be kept up to date. Treasurer and such records should be available to the committee.
The Treasurer shall present to the committee the audited accounts prior to the
The Annual General Meeting shall take place during the Month of October.
Extraordinary General Meetings may be called at anytime by the committee
or by a written request to the Secretary, signed by at least 12 members stating
the nature of the business to be considered. Notice of EGM's must be 14 days
A two-thirds majority must approve constitutional amendments.
Written requests for amendments to this constitution must be given to the
Secretary, for consideration by the committee, at least five days prior to an
AGM or EGM.
Membership of the society shall be limited. The maximum number of members
allowed will be decided by the committee.
Applications for membership must be made on the appropriate form and presented
to the committee for consideration.
The annual rates of subscription shall be decided each year at the AGM
Any member, who fails to pay his subscription within one month of the ‘due
date ‘the' due date being one month after the holding of the AGM, shall cease
to be a member of the society.
If the conduct of any member of the society (whether on or off the course)
shall in the opinion of the committee, be injurious to the interests of the
society, the committee shall have the power to take whatever action they deem
necessary against the said member and notify him in writing, the member shall
have the right to appeal within 14 days to the committee. The full committee
must decide appeals.
Members who wish to invite visitors may do so with the prior approval of
the Secretary or the Captain.
Only those members who have played in three of the current year's outings shall
be eligible to win the Captains or President's Prize.
In competitions the Captain and the members of the committee shall decide
any disputes and their decision will be final.
Handicaps shall be adjusted after each outing and at the discretion of the
It is the obligation of each and every member to practice correct golf etiquette
at all times.
No member shall hold any other member responsible for any loss or injury
while participating in any of society activities.
Membership of the society shall be conditional of acceptance of the rules