Local Rules


1.    1. OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27)

a) Over any fence, hedge or belt of tree bounding the course.

b) Over any lines of white stakes.

c) The practice area to the right of the 18th.


2. WATER HAZARDS (RULE 26-1)

When playing the 10th hole, the lake is a water hazard, relief to be taken in accordance with Rule 26-1b.

When playing the 9th hole, the lake is a lateral water hazard, relief to be taken in accordance with Rule 26-1c.


3. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTION (Rule 24-2)

A player may obtain relief, without penalty, from the following obstructions:

a) Artificial roads and pathways.

b) Stakes trees (relief must be taken).

c) The irrigation centre between the 9th & 10th holes.

d) All hydrant covers and sprinkle heads.

e) 150-yard markers

Relief is a one club-length free drop


4. PREFERRED LIES

A ball coming to rest on any teeing ground, the sides thereof, or on any putting green, or its surround which is not the hole in play, must be dropped, not nearer the hole, without penalty.


5. STONES IN BUNKERS (Rule 24-1)

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions.


6. GROUND UNDER REPAIR (Rule 25-1)

Relief must be taken (without penalty) from any area marked as ground under repair or which is clearly under cultivation.


PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULES:

MATCH PLAY – LOSS OF HOLE.

STROKE PLAY – TWO STROKES.