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Blairgowrie Golf Club, Blairgowrie, Scotland

If you are planning your trip to Blairgowrie or just want to know a little bit more about the event, the points below will be able to give you all the information you need. Make sure to check back regularly as the points will be updated in the lead up to the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup.

Spectator A-Z

All our visitors, both internal and external, are eligible to the same quality and level of service. Junior Ryder Cup will endeavour to deliver this by:

·         Providing services to meet the customers actual, rather than presumed, needs.

·         Providing accessible information about the event.

·         Ensuring all our staff and volunteers are informed to provide an appropriate response to all customers.

·         Ensuring any complaints of discrimination are dealt with speedily and fairly.

What are the provisions for those with disabilities at the Junior Ryder Cup 2014?

All disability is individual and therefore Junior Ryder Cup will try to respond with each case in the appropriate manner.

For Blue badge holders there will be dedicated bays at the front of the Public Car Park 1 with minimum distance to the course. Please bear in mind that the Car Parks are used on a first come first served basis.

For wheelchair users please make yourself known to the Car Park attendants and you will be able to park in the golf club car park. Please bear in mind that the Car Parks are used on a first come first served basis.

There will be a disabled toilet located in the Junior Ryder Cup village.

Only members can bring their mobility scooters.

Junior Ryder Cup welcomes assistance dogs. We ask that you keep your assistance dog on the lead while at the event.

Attire

Spectators should remember that this is an outdoor event and subject to changing weather conditions. Please dress accordingly. Smart, casual wear is recommended. Sensible shoes should be worn. NO METAL SPIKES ALLOWED.

Club members should refer to the club dress code.

Autograph Policy

Junior Ryder Cup and the players respectfully request that spectators ask for autographs after the round.

 

Average Temperatures

Average temperatures in Blairgowrie at the end of September range from a high of 17*C to a low of 8*C.

Banking

There are no banking facilities available at the event.

Cameras

To be updated.

Childcare

No public crèche facility is available.

Car Parking

There will be two public car parks near Blairgowrie Golf Club with a capacity for 500 cars. We respectfully ask that you have more than one person in each car to maximise the parking space and help fellow spectators.

PK&C Council will be running a shuttle bus service from Blairgowrie town centre to the course. The times are as follows:

TBC

All car parks can be seen using the following link to the maps.

Evacuation Procedure

If it is necessary to evacuate the site at any time, please follow the instructions of the Course Marshals who will be in contact with on-site emergency personnel.

First Aid

First Aid facilities will be available in the Junior Ryder Cup village. In the event of an emergency, please approach a course marshal or member of staff.

Food & Beverages

A wide range of food & beverages will be available in the Junior Ryder Cup village.

Giant Screens

The will be a big screen in the Junior Ryder Cup village. However this will not show live play, only the scores.

Grandstands

There will be no Grandstand seating at the event.

Information Centre

There will be an Information Tent located in the Junior Ryder Cup village.

Leaderboards

These will be located roughly every three holes on the course.

Merchandise

A selection of Junior Ryder Cup merchandise will be available in the Junior Ryder Cup village.

Opening & Closing Ceremonies

The Opening & Closing Ceremonies will be on Sunday 21st September at 17:00 and Tuesday 23rd September at 15:30, respectively.

Practice Days

Practice days are on Saturday 20th September & Sunday 21st September. Most public facilities will not be available on Practice Days.

Publications

There will be a draw sheet available on Monday 22nd September and Tuesday 23rd September.

Spectator Etiquette

Remain still throughout each shot and do not move until all the players in the group have played or holed out.
• Do not speak to the players while they are on the course.
• Walk, don’t run, and obey the Marshals – they are trying to make your day more enjoyable.
• Kneel or sit down if you are in the front row.
• Please keep behind the ropes and barriers around the course and use the official crossing points.
• Familiarise yourself with the location of First Aid stations and refreshment areas.
• Please be considerate of other spectators when using umbrellas.

Telephones

Mobile phones are permitted but must be kept on silent at all times or alternatively switched off.

Toilets

These are located in the Junior Ryder Cup Village.

For more information, please click here.

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