Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction.

These Website Terms and Conditions contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website. These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website, if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.
This Website is not for use by any minors (defined as those who are not at least 18 years of age), and you must not use this Website if you are a minor.

2. Intellectual Property Rights.

Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on this Website, under these Terms, Golfimperium.com and/or its licensors own al  rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved.
You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

3. Restrictions.

You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

  1. publishing any Website material in any media;
  2. selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  3. publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  4. using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;
  5. using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  6. using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  7. engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;
  8. using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing except when expressly permitted by Golfimperium.com;

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and Golfimperium.com may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.

4. Your Content.

In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display on this Website. With respect to Your Content, by displaying it, you grant Golfimperium.com a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media. 

Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. Golfimperium.com reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.

5. No warranties.

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Golfimperium.com makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.

6. Limitation of liability.

In no event shall Golfimperium.com, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and Golfimperium.com, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

7. Indemnification.

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Golfimperium.com from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

8. Severability.

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

9. Variation of Terms.

Golfimperium.com is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website.

10. Assignment.

Golfimperium.com shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, .you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

11. Entire Agreement.

These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between Golfimperium.com and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.

12. Governing Law & Jurisdiction.

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Belgian state, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Leuven for the resolution of any disputes.

13. Validity of Hole in One for amateur players.

Golf Imperium considers a hole-in-one as valid if played by an amateur (see amateur status R&A) under stipulated conditions:  

  • If made during a round of at least 9 holes.
  • The length of the hole at the time should be stated on any certificate and should not be less than 120 Meters or 131 Yards.
  • If played in a qualifying competition in which handicap conditions prevail.
  • The form of play is either stroke play, bogey/par or stableford.(no match play)
  • The round is played over a measured course with a measured length of not less than 2750 meters (3007 yards) over 18 holes, or 1375 meters (1503 yards) over 9 holes.
  • The course being played has been rated by a national association in accordance with the U.S.G.A. Course Rating System.
  • The tee-markers used to designate the teeing ground are placed on the tees in accordance with following clause: Placement of the tee markers should be balanced so that the length of the course played is approximately equal to the measured length from day to day. This is done by using both front- and back sections of the tees according to course conditions.
  • The round is played in accordance with the Rules of Golf as approved by R&A Rules Limited.
  • The score is marked and signed by an approved marker.
  • The player is an affiliated member of a golf club (home club), affiliated to a national association, approved by EGA,USGA or equivalent
  • If attested by someone acceptable to the Organizing Committee.