City Of Uvalde, Texas

Course Policies & Procedures
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Rules & Regulations
City of Uvalde Memorial Park Golf Course
Rules and Regulations

These Regulations have been established to ensure the enjoyment, safety, and protection of the Guests of the Golf Course and to assure orderly and enjoyable play on the golf course. The Course reserves the right to cancel or modify such rules and regulations whenever it deems necessary. It is the duty of all Guests to familiarize themselves with these rules.
Golf Course Rules of Play PDF file

General Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • Hours of Operation. Open Tuesday-Sunday 7am-7pm, and Closed on Mondays
  • Sale of Goods. Please purchase all needed items, and supplies in the Golf Course clubhouse.
  • Except as otherwise stated herein, all children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times when the child is practicing at the practice facility. The adult is responsible at all times for the behavior and safety of the child.
  • Adult shall mean a person 21 years of age or older.
  • Non-Smoking Facility. The clubhouse is a non-smoking facility.
  • Good conduct must be observed by our guests at all times at the golf course. All guests are responsible for the conduct of their family and guests.
  • Golf Course Functions. The golf course reserves the right to conduct private tournaments and other functions at the golf course.
  • No guest shall reprimand or in any way abuse an employee of the golf course, but shall report all instances of misconduct or other complaints to the clubhouse.
  • No Liability for Injury or Loss. The golf course assumes no liability for injury occurring on the golf course or any areas of the golf course. Guests use the golf course facilities at their own risk, including, but not limited to, during inclement weather and lightning activity. All persons using or entering the golf course premises assume the risk of personal injury and the loss of personal property and release the golf course and its affiliates, management, partners, officers, and employees from any and all liability for such injury and losses. Guests using a golf cart accept and assume all responsibility for liability connected with operation of the golf cart.
  • Loss or Damage. Damage to or loss of property of the golf course, or of its guests, caused by a guest or family, will be the responsibility of the guest. The golf course will not be responsible for any loss of, or injury to, any property of guests. The golf course will not be responsible for loss of valuables, clothing, golf bags, clubs or other property.
  • Tampering with or adjusting equipment such as air conditioning, light fixtures or control of lights is not permitted.
  • Parking will only be allowed in designated areas. Changing of clothes in the parking lots is not permitted.
  • The golf course will not be responsible for loss of or damage to any automobile or motorcycle on golf course property.
  • Private Social Functions. Private functions must have prior written approval of the golf course.
  • Personal Coolers.  Personal coolers are not allowed on golf course property.
  • Alcoholic/Non-Alcoholic Beverages. Beverages not purchased on club property are prohibited. Golf course staff reserves the right to investigate and confiscate any personal coolers/beverages not purchased at the golf course. The golf course staff have the absolute right to refuse service to any guest based on the individual’s apparent state of intoxication.
  • Commercial advertising shall not be posted or circulated on the golf course property nor shall any business be solicited on the golf course premises.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act. The golf course will comply in all respects with pertinent applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Only notices covering golf course business shall be posted. Removal or defacement may be cause for suspension.
  • These rules and regulations may be amended, supplemented, or changed in any regard at any time by The City of Uvalde.

General Golf Rules

The City of Uvalde Parks and Recreation Department Core Values will be encouraged at our golf course at all times. Core Values include:

  1. Commitment
  2. Accountability
  3. Pride
  4. Effort
  5. Discipline
  • Golf Attire. Proper golf attire is required for all players. Proper attire shall mean the following:
    • Men: Shirts with sleeves are considered appropriate attire. Tank tops, tee shirts, sweat pants, swimwear, cut-offs, or gym shorts are not considered proper golf attire. Blue jeans are allowed. 
    • Women: Skirts, appropriate length shorts and blouses are considered appropriate attire. Tee shirts, cut-offs, sweat pants, swimwear, are not considered proper golf attire. Blue jeans are allowed.
    • Golf Shoes: Soft spike golf shoes are considered appropriate. Football, soccer or other large knobby spikes are not allowed. Athletic shoes or other soft sole shoes are permitted.
    • All guests must register in the Golf Pro Shop before starting play.
  • All players must start play from the first tee unless otherwise permitted by the golf course staff.
  • There will be no practicing on any part of the golf course except the practice range or practice green. Removal of range balls from the practice area is prohibited.
  • Maximum number is five person groups.
  • The golf course must approve all tournament play or special events in advance.
  • All food and beverage must be purchased from the clubhouse. No personal beverage coolers are permitted on the golf course.
  • All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times when the child is practicing at the practice facility. The adult is responsible at all times for the behavior and safety of the child.
  • Jogging, bicycling, fishing or recreational walking is not permitted on the golf course.
  • If lightning is in the area, all play shall cease. Although the golf staff may warn players about lightning in the area, of which it is aware, the golf course does not assume any duty to detect lightning and warn them. If golf course personnel warn players about potential lightning in the area, players must stop play immediately.

Rain Policy

When rain or inclement weather causes termination of play, a rain check will be considered.   It is the responsibility of the guest to apply for a rain check or credit at the golf shop immediately after his or her play has been terminated by rain or inclement conditions. In any event, all players shall assume the risks associated with potential lighting activity and the consequences arising thereof.

Golf Cart Rules

  • Unauthorized vehicles are prohibited on the golf course.
  • Carts must be rented from the golf shop.
  • The use of personal golf carts must check in to the golf shop and pay appropriate trail fee.
  • If an additional cart is needed for a spectator, a cart fee will apply per spectator riding in the cart.
  • A valid driver’s license is required to operate golf carts.
  • Please observe all cart path signs.
  • Carts are to be kept at least 15 yards from greens and tees and must remain on the cart path on par 3’s and around teeing areas.
  • Golf carts are to be used on the course only and must be returned to the clubhouse upon completion of play
  • Golf carts are not permitted to be used off the golf course facility.
  • A maximum of two people, including small children, are allowed to ride in a golf cart.
  • Children ages must never be left in a golf cart by themselves.
  • Golfers should always exercise caution when parking carts near lakes and waterways.
  • Please ensure that parking brakes are set.
  • Golfers are asked to report any cart malfunctions immediately after their round. Any damage to a golf course owned cart by a Guest will be the responsibility of the guest.. When operating a cart, operators assume all risks and shall be liable for any and all damages sustained to person, property and/or cart in their operation.

Walking Policy

  • Walkers are allowed and highly encouraged to enjoy the great game of golf.
  • Pull carts are allowed at the practice facility at any time and on the golf course during. Please keep pull carts out of bunkers and off of greens.  Pull carts and golf clubs can be rented in the club house.

Golf Course Etiquette

  • Guests are expected to conduct themselves in a manner which will reflect the highest standards of the game of golf. Serious breaches of etiquette or displays of poor sportsmanship will result in prompt and appropriate disciplinary action, which may include suspension or expulsion, and in the case of Guest, withdrawal of future Guest privileges.
  • Courtesy must always be exhibited towards other players.
  • Speed of Play. Each 18 holes round should be completed in 4 hours and fifteen minutes. This amount of time is more than adequate, provided all players remain aware of the rights of others to play without delay. It is the responsibility of each group to keep pace with the group ahead. It is each group’s responsibility to be observant of its position on the course and keep pace. The golf course has the authority to keep play moving at the proper pace for all players’ enjoyment.
  • When play of a hole is completed, leave the green immediately and proceed to the next tee where scoring may be recorded while teeing off.
  • Repair all ball marks on greens and repair all divots taken.
  • Discard all trash in receptacles located around the course.
  • Enter and leave bunkers at the nearest level point to the green and smooth sand over with a rake upon leaving.
  • Refrain from intentionally damaging the greens, tees and/or fairways. The golf course will levy individual fines for willful destruction to greens, tees and/or fairways as deemed appropriate.

Complaints, Comments & Misconduct

  • Complaints, comments, and suggestions from guest are always welcome and should be directed to the golf course staff on duty.
  • The following information should be provided when reporting misconduct:
    - Name or golf cart number of offender
    - Name of another group member at the time of infraction
    - Date, time and location of infraction
    - Witness to the infraction other than person reporting the infraction
  • All reporting guest are kept confidential. The golf course staff will review all infractions and issue appropriate action under the authority of City of Uvalde Memorial Park golf course.
  • Any misconduct or rules infractions will result in disciplinary actions:
    - First Offense-Verbal Warning
    - Second Offense-Written Warning
    - Third Offense-Loss of playing privileges for the day.
    - Fourth Offense-Suspension from golf course for a time deemed sufficient by the golf course leadership team.