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Local Rules

(A PDF Link for a printable copy of these rules is at the bottom of the page)

1: Out of bounds – Beyond any boundary fence, hedges and white posts to the right of the 1st and 4th, the practice ground and practice putting green and behind the 18th and the club car park. Also the fairways and beyond of the 13th from 6th, the 12th from the 7th and the 14th from the 13th.

2: Water Hazards – All streams, ditches and ponds as defined by yellow posts and/or yellow lines (rule 26).

3: Lateral Water Hazards – All streams, ditches as defined by red posts and/or red lines (rule 26).

4: Staked Trees – Relief to be taken from staked trees nearest point of relief and one club length without penalty.

5: Stones in Bunkers – Are moveable obstructions (rule 24-1).

6: Sprinklers – Relief can be taken under rule 24/2/A – app 1/5/D.

7: Cart Tracks and Paths – A ball lying or stance thereon may be lifted and dropped within one club length, not nearer the hole, without penalty.

8: Ground under Repair – Play is prohibited from ground under repair and relief must be taken (rule 25-1). Ground under repair (GUR) indicated by white lines and/or local signs.

9: Chain Link Fence – The link chain fence joining the out of bounds stakes behind the 18th green are movable obstruction (rule 24-1).

10: Cracks on the Course – If your ball lies on a crack “through the green” relief can be taken.  (rule 25-1).

11: Rabbit Fencing – The rabbit fencing along the perimeters are deemed as boundary lines.

12: Drainage Lines – Where a ball comes to rest through the green and a drainage line interferes with either the stance or swing of a player the player may to take relief without penalty at the nearest point, no nearer the hole.

13: Linings within a bunker – If a lining within a bunker has appeared above the surface of the sand or is such that it interferes with the swing or stance of the player's intended shot, then the player may, without penalty, take relief at the nearest point but still within the bunker. If relief is taken outside the bunker then it shall be taken under penalty of one stroke.

14: Bridges over hazard – The ball is in the hazard. The bridge is an immovable obstruction there is no relief without penalty.

15: Distance Measuring Devices - The use of distance measuring devices for the purpose of assessing distance only is permitted, strictly in accordance with Rule 14-3.