can a golf club refuse to allow you playing on your buggy even when you have a medical cartificate and insurance and have previously given permission to play in a competition
Province/Country relating to question: derbyshire
nothing only to be turned away from the club and feel humiliated I have the buggy on medical advice because I am a victim of cancer
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I was a visitor to the club but had previously telephoned to ask if I would be allowed to use my buggy. I was told that provided I had a medical certificate and the necessary insurance it would be ok. Without even looking at this information I was told that I could not play. Subsequently I asked some lady members if buggies are allowed on their course and was told that they are.
Thank you.If they gave you permission then they can not change their mind (unless for some good reason under health & safety etc).This could be a claim in that you are being treated less favourably than others.As such you should complain to the Equalities Commission:www.equalityhumanrights.com/They are a statutory body and could investigate your complaint for you and take action if the law has been broken.They are independent, free and can investigate this matter for you without the need to go to Court. Please remember to click *** SMILEY FACE *** or above so that I am credited for my time. Thank you. Important: If you feel the need to rate as one of the lower two scores, it counts as negative feedback so please reply to me via the REPLY with any further questions you may have. I will be happy to assist you further.
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I have contacted the equal opportuntiy lawyers with a covering letter and awaiting their response: thank you for your expert advice and I now feel more confident to resolve the situation with Renishaw golf club as I do not want confrontation everytime I have to play golf at other courses. Members of my home club are supportive of my action and I will inform you any outcome. Thank you for you help it is much appreciated,Brenda
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