The Promoter

The promoter of the “GolfNow Fridays” competition (“Competition”) is Vox Capital Ltd trading as VoxGolf, a company registered in Ireland under No. 581152, with it’s registered office at Marina House, Clarence Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. (the “Promoter”)

 

The Promoter is soleley responsible for all aspects of the Competition, including without limitation these T&Cs, structuring and operating the Competition, selecting and certifying the Competition winner(s) and delivering the Prize(s) to the Competition winner(s).

 

Competition Structure

“GolfNow Fridays”, promoted by VoxGolf and in association with the prize provider GolfNow UK & Irl,” will be a recurring weekly competition running for seven (7) weeks, starting 6am Friday Aug 18th 2017 and ending 11pm Thursday 5th October 2017 where golfers can enter via the VoxGolf smart phone app at any course on the island of Ireland. Golfers will be required to submit a nine hole stableford points score for the front nine holes at their chosen course. Each competition will run from Friday until the following Thursday, allowing golfers a 7 day period to submit a score to that week’s competition. The player with the best score that week will win the weekly prize.

 

Dates

The Competition will be a recurring weekly competition beginning on Friday 18th August 2017 with the final date of the competition on Thursday 5th October 2017. Each weekly competition will start at 6am on a Friday and end at 11pm the following Thursday. There will be a total of 7 competitions over this time period with each competition lasting a total of 7 days beginning on a Friday and ending the following Thursday.

 

Rules of Golf & Local Rules

The official Rules of Golf apply to the Competition. The local rules of all courses, usually published on the score card and/or noticeboard will apply in conjuction with the official Rules of Golf as is standard with normal tournament play.

 

Course

In the main, the Competition will be available on the front nine holes of all golf courses on the island of Ireland. Any variance from this will be recorded in the Rules section of the specific competition course in the VoxGolf app. Tee markers of the day for men and ladies are to be used for qualifying scores. Where Local Rules are in place they should be used in accordance with the Competition rules outlined in these T&Cs.

 

Entry

Eligible persons must enter the Competition by downloadiing the VoxGolf app. The cost for a single entry to submit a scorecard is €2 or £2, depending on whether the player resides in the Republic of Ireland or in the United Kingdom. The €2 or £2 entry fee must be paid in app using VoxGolf’s secure payment provider (Stripe). Entrants are permitted to submit as many scorecards as they like to each weekly competition. Each individual scorecard entry to the Competition will be charged a €2 or £2 entry fee. Each scorecard must be completed at the course and signed by a playing partner.

 

Handicaps

Only currently active GUI handicaps and official society handicaps can be accepted. All entrants must select their home club, at which their handicap is maintained, during the registration process on the VoxGolf app. Entrants may be asked to provide proof of a handicap certificate and identification (Passport or Driver’s License). Where VoxGolf deem there to be a breach of faith or rules, we reserve the right to disqualify an entrant’s score from the Competition.

 

Qualifying Ties

During the competition period, tied stableford scores will result in determining the best stableford points score from accumulated points, on the following holes, until a clear winner can be identified; Last 6, Last 5, Last 4, Last 3, Last 2, Last 1. Where this does not identify a winner, the player with the lowest gross (scratch) stableford score for the 9 holes will win.

 

 

Terms of Participation

Entrants are deemed to have accepted these T&Cs by confirming their wish to particpate in the competition.

 

Eligibility Criteria

This competition is open to persons who are aged 18 or over and are residents of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. All employees or agents of the Promoter and the prize provider, and their respective families, are excluded.

 

Scorecard Submission

Qualifying scores must be submitted during or immediately after play at the venue and time of play (within 30 minutes). The VoxGolf app may prohibit score entry outside of these parameters. Where a player fails to return their score at the appropriate time and location, later submission will not be permitted. The VoxGolf app allows the player and playing partner to sign a score card on the screen of a mobile device. All scores must be signed by the player and playing partner in this way.

 

The Prize(s)

The prize provided to each weekly winner will be a free fourball valued at €160 or £160 (depending on winner’s place of residence) at a course of their choosing from the “Hot Deals” section of the GolfNow.co.uk and GolfNow.ie websites. Winners will be contacted by e-mail within fourteen (14) days of each weekly competition ending with instructions on how to redeem their prize.

 

GolfNow UK & Irl have no obligation, responsibility or liability in conncection with the Competition other than the provision of the Prize(s) to the Promoter.

 

To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter shall not be responsible or liable for any matter arising out of or resulting from the Competition or the enjoyment of the Prize(s). The Prize(s) are non-transferrable and cash will not be offered as an alternative to the Prize(s). If the Prize becomes unavailable for any reason, the Promote and/or prize provider reserves the right to substitute it with a prize that the Promoter and/or prize provider reasonably deems to be of at least the same value. The Prize does not include and/or cover any costs, taxes, fees, expenses and/or arrangements not expressly specified in this Prize description.

 

Offer is valid on the the purchase of one (1) “Hot Deals” tee time reservation containing up to four (4) players to the value of £/€160. Code valid on GolfNow.co.uk and GolfNow.ie on courses in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Must enter promo code as written (case sensitive). Promo code expires [DATE] (two months from issue) and round must be booked and played by [DATE] (two months from issue).  In order to use promo code on any Hot Deals tee time, a reservation must be made at least three (3) days in advance. By way of example, for a Saturday play date you must book the tee time by Wednesday. The code is valid for one-time use per customer, non-transferable and has no cash value. Restrictions apply. Offer may be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice. Full transaction fees apply. Offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions, coupons, or discounts. Promo code can only be used once per customer. No adjustments to prior purchases. Not valid at select courses. Blackout dates may apply. Call 00800 3639 3639 for Customer Service.

 

GUI Handicap Certificate & Identification

All participants in the Competition must be able to provide proof of a GUI Handicap or official society handicap certificate and ID in the form of a Passport or Driver’s License if required. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

 

Distance Measuring Devices

Range finders, GPS devices and other conforming distance measuring devices are permitted for use in the Competition.

 

Player Information

Use of false or incomplete information during the registration process will result in disqualification. This includes, but is not limited to; name, handicap, home club.

 

 

Amateur Status

The Prize(s) will be provided in accordance with the terms and rules of amateur status. For more information on the rules of amateur status, visit www.randa.org

 

 

Contacting Winners

Each winner will have fourteen (14) days to respond from being notified by the Promoter. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact winners of the Competition each week. If a winner cannot be contacted, or does not comply with the T&Cs, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel the prize for that winner. We recommend that players ensure to provide the correct email address at registration stage, and contact the Promoter immediately at operations@voxgolf.com if they have any issues.

 

Publicity

Winners may be required by the Promoter and/or the prize provider to participate in publicity in connection with the Competition, their Prize and/or the Promoter and/or the prize provider, and by entering the Competition all entrants agree that if they win the Competition they will, participate in and cooperate with the Promoter and/or the prize provider in connection with any publicity activity reasonably requested by the Promoter. Entrants acknowledge and agree that copyright in any publicity materials in which they and/or their details appear is the property of the Promoter and the prize provider and that the Promoter and the prize provider will be entitled to exploit such publicity materials in any and all media throughout the world in any manner it deems fit.

 

Disputes

In case of any dispute or difference in respect of the Competition, the decision of the Promoter shall be final and binding on all concerned.

 

Data Protection & Privacy

Personal information which we collect from you will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided by you and will not be released to any third parties except to the extent set out below.

 

You acknowledge and consent that the Promoter may share your personal information with third parties who are affiliated to the specific promotion or Competition you have selected to enter. The Promoter may disclose your personal information to third party service providers, including data storage providers in order to efficiently provide our service to you. You acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances we may be obliged or choose to disclose personal information relating to you in order to conform to any requirements of law or to comply with any legal process.

 

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The Promoter reserves the right to publish in all media and to disclose to third parties each Winner’s first name, surname, area of residence and likeness (“Winner’s Data”). The Winner’s Data can be obtained by sending a written request to the Promoter’s registered office marked for the attention of the “VoxGolf Games Team”, stating the name of the Competition and enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope.

 

Cancellation and Amendment

The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, postpone and/or amend the Competition and/or these T&Cs at any time without prior notice if any unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control make it reasonably necessary or prudent to do so.

 

Severability

If any part of these T&Cs is be determined to be illegal, void and/or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then such part shall be severed and deleted, to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and the remaining parts of these T&Cs shall remain in full force and shall continue to be binding and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.

 

Rights Of Third Parties:

 

These T&Cs do not create any right or benefit enforceable by any person not a party to them.

 

Jurisdiction

These T&Cs shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and the Promoter and all entrants to the Competition submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish and Northern Irish Courts.

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