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

1. OUT OF BOUNDS
(O.O.B.) Areas outside the course boundaries – clubhouse – clubhouse gardens, defined car parks, greenkeeper’s facility – 14th hole whilst playing 15th hole – All areas marked with black topped white pegs.

2. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS
Protective screens – power poles – irrigation satellite control boxes – water level markers –  course marking stakes – sprinkler heads – constructed roads and formed pathways –  soil bins and ball washers all staked trees – distance markers. Rule 24.2 applies.

3. 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

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

5. COURSE MARKING / DROP ZONES
White stake/line – GUR, white pegs with black tops – out of bounds. Garden area 6th hole.

6. PREFERRED LIES
Ball Position must be marked before ball is moved. Penalty 1 Stroke.

7. PRACTICE AREA REAR 16th GREEN
The area as defined by blue line may be treated as ground under repair.

8. ELECTRICAL STORM WARNING
A warning siren will be sounded and all play must cease immediately.