If you are planning your trip to Blairgowrie or just want to know a little bit more about the event, the links below will be able to give you all the information you need. Make sure you check back regularly as we will be constantly updating items as we get closer to the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup.
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 clubhouse car park 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.
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.
Junior Ryder Cup and the players respectfully request that spectators ask for autographs after the round.
Average temperatures in Blairgowrie at the end of September range from a high of 17*C to a low of 8*C.
There are no banking facilities available at the event.
To be updated.
No public crèche facility is available.
There will be a public park & ride facility 1 mile from Blairgowrie Golf Club. Please follow the signs. All members should park in the member’s only car park opposite Blairgowrie Golf Club. Please follow the signs. We respectfully ask that you have more than one person in each car to maximise the parking space and help fellow spectators.
Other public parking is available in Blairgowrie town centre. There will be a shuttle bus service from Blarigowrie town centre car parks to the course. This bus runs on a 20 minute loop.
All car parks can be seen using the following link to the maps.
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 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.
The will be a big screen in the Junior Ryder Cup village. However this will not show live play only the scores.
There will be no Grandstand seating at the event.
There will be an Information Tent located in the Junior Ryder Cup village.
They will be located every three holes on the course.
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 14:30 respectively.
Practice days are on Saturday 20th September & Sunday 21st September. All public car parks and one catering unit will be available on Practice Days.
There will be a draw sheet available on Monday 22nd September and Tuesday 23rd September from the Junior Ryder Cup Village.
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.
These are located in the Junior Ryder Cup Village.
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