Local Rules

Local Rules

To be used in conjunction with the Rules of Golf

Penalty for breach of Local Rule
Stroke Play – 2 strokes
Match Play – Loss of hole

OUT OF BOUNDS

(OOB) Areas outside of the course boundaries – Clubhouse – Clubhouse gardens, defined car parks, greenkeeper’s facility – 7th hole while playing 8th hole – All areas marked with black topped white pegs.

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS

Protective screens – Power holes – Irrigation satellite control boxes – Water level markers – Course marking stakes – Sprinkler heads – Construction roads and formed pathways – Soil bins and ball washers all staked trees – Distance markers. Rule 24.2 applies.

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS CLOSE TO PUTTING GREENS

If a sprinkler head intervenes with the PLAYERS LINE OF PLAY relief may be obtained, without penalty provided that the sprinkler head is within 2 metres of the putting green and the ball is within 2 metres of the sprinkler head.

POWER LINES

A ball striking a power line traversing a hole shall be replayed from the same spot without penalty.

COURSE MARKING / DROP ZONES

White stake/line – GUR, white pegs with black tops – out of bounds. Garden area 15th hole.

PREFERRED LIES

Ball position must be marked before ball is moved. Penalty 1 stroke.

PRACTICE AREA REAR 9th GREEN

The area as defined by blue line may be treated as ground under repair.

ELECTRICAL STORM WARNING

A warning siren will be sounded and all play must cease immediately.