Lightning Policy

In the interests of members and guests safety play will be suspended should there be a risk of lightning in the area.

If there is a risk of lightning play MUST be discontinued.

One long continuous blast of the horn signals suspension of play.


All members and guests must adhere to the Club's policy of immediately stopping play and seeking shelter. Players should stop play and seek shelter any time they believe lightning threatens them, even if a signal has not been sounded.

If you see lightning or hear the horn the following will apply:

  • Play is automatically suspended on the sound of the horn; a player may not override the Policy decision to evacuate the course.
  • No one will be permitted to tee off until cleared by the Proshop.
  • When play is safe to resume players may proceed back to their position, Two blasts of the horn will signify to resume play.

Brightwood Golf and Country Club is not held responsible for removing members and guests from the golf course.

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