Local Rules

Any additions or amendments to these rules will be published on the Club Notice Board

OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 18)

Beyond any white posts, hedge or fence bordering the course.

In or beyond the following areas defined by white posts.

i           The Practice Ground

ii           The Greenkeepers compound

iii          Beyond white posts on that part to the left of the 3rd hole

            as defined by such posts

PENALTY AREAS (Rule 17)

Penalty Areas are defined by RED posts and include all streams and ditches

unless otherwise specified. Relief under penalty MUST be taken on the side

that the ball last crossed the margin.

 

STATUS OF TEMPORARY PUTTING GREENS

All greens both main and temporary when not in use are wrong greens and free

relief MUST be taken Under Rule 13.1f

ABNORMAL COURSE CONDITIONS

INCLUDING IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 16)

Ground under Repair is defined by any area encircled by a BLUE line or BLUE posts.

All artificially surfaced roads and paths and the edges of these roads and paths

are obstructions.

Exception: Integral objects and boundary objects

Immovable obstructions close to the putting green (eg. Fixed sprinkler heads)

In addition to the types of interference described in Rule 16.1a where a ball lies in

the general area interference also exists if an immovable obstruction is:

on the players line of play, is within two club lengths of the putting green, and is

within two club lengths of the ball. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1b.

Exception: There is no relief under this local rule if the player chooses a line of

play that is clearly unreasonable.

INTEGRAL OBJECTS

Any part of a bridge when located in a Penalty Area is an integral object from

which free relief is not allowed.

 

NO PLAY ZONES

The island within the red penalty area in front of the 17th and 18th greens

(as defined by RED posts) is a No Play Zone. When a ball is in the No Play Zone

within the penalty area, the ball MUST not be played as it lies and penalty relief

under Rules 17.1d or 17.2 must be taken from interference by the No Play Zone

under Rule 17.1e.

 

The young trees identified by stakes or tags are No Play Zones. If a player’s ball

lies anywhere on the course and it lies on or touches such a tree or such tree

interferes with the player’s stance or area of intended swing, the player must take

free relief under Rule 17.1c(2) 

 

NOTE: Members must be aware of additional Local Rules that are published on

the notice board 

 

SUSPENSION OF PLAY.  DANGER FROM THUNDER AND LIGHTNING

DANGEROUS CIRCUMSTANCES:       

Discontinue play immediately:  One prolonged blast of siren

NON DANGEROUS CIRCUMSTANCES

Discontinue play:  Three consecutive blasts of the siren repeated

RESUME PLAY: Two short blasts of the siren repeated

PLAY ABANDONED: Five short blasts of the siren repeated

 

 

 
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