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Men
Sunday 8.00am

Ladies
Tuesday 8.00am

Mixed Scroungers
Thursday 8.00am
Saturday 12.30pm

Notice

Local Rules

(To be read in conjunction with the Rules of Golf)

 

1.                Out of Bounds (Rule 27-1)

 

1.1          Beyond any fence bounding the golf course. 

1.2          The 15th fairway (including the green) up to the red discs whilst playing the 18th hole. 

1.3          The dam on the right hand side of the 9th fairway as defined by white posts with black tops. Note: The stakes are Immovable Obstructions.

 

2.                Ground Under Repair (Rule 25)

 

2.1              Those areas marked with white stakes and/or white lines or designated with appropriate GUR signs are to be treated as ground under repair and relief may be taken in accordance with the procedure in Rule 25-1. Note: The stakes are Immovable Obstructions.

2.2              Tractor tyre marks (except those in a hazard) are to be treated as GUR. Relief may be taken in accordance with the procedure in Rule 25-1.

 

3.            Staked Trees or Shrubs

If a staked tree, staked shrub interferes with a player’s stance or area of his intended swing, the ball must be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b (Immovable Obstruction).  The ball may be cleaned when so lifted.  Note: The stakes are Immovable Obstructions.

 

4.            Water Hazards (Rule 26)

 

4.1          Water Hazards are defined by yellow stakes. Relief procedure Rule 26-1a,b. 

4.2          Lateral Water Hazards are defined by red stakes. Relief procedure Rule 26-1a,b,c.  The Lateral Water Hazard on the right hand side of the 1st fairway is defined by both red stakes and red fence posts. 

As an additional option on the 5th, 16th and 18th holes a player may drop a ball in the dropping zone nearest to where the original ball lay.

 

Note:      1. The dropping zone may be nearer to the hole than where the original ball lay.

               2. If a ball is dropped in a Dropping Zone, the ball must not be re-dropped if it comes to rest within two club lengths of the spot where it first struck a part of the course even though it may come to rest nearer the hole or outside the boundaries of the Dropping Zone.

 

               Note: The stakes are Immovable Obstructions.

5.            Preferred Lies

All fairways are defined by the poison line or green line.

 

A ball lying on the fairway being played may, without penalty, be moved or may be lifted, cleaned and placed within ONE CARD LENGTH of where it originally lay but not nearer the hole and not in a hazard or on a putting green.  A player may move or place his ball once and after the ball has been so moved or placed, it is in play.
Note - The grass mounds in the 2nd and 8th Fairways are NOT part of the fairway and the ball must be played as it lies.

 

6.            Kangaroo Paws

If a kangaroo paw interferes with a player’s stance or area of his intended swing, the ball must be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b (Immovable Obstruction).  The ball may be cleaned when so lifted.

 

7.            Immovable Obstructions – Clubhouse / Carpark

If a ball comes to rest in the carpark or clubhouse beyond - 

a)            The white line and copper logs on the right hand side of the 9th green.

b)            The copper logs and inner edge of the paved area in front of the clubhouse.

 

The player may take relief, without penalty, under Rule 24-1b or as an additional option drop a ball in the dropping zone nearest to where the original ball lay.

 

Note:         1.          The dropping zone may be nearer to the hole than where the original ball lay. 

2.         If a ball is dropped in a Dropping Zone, the ball must not be re-dropped if it comes to rest within two club lengths of the spot where it first struck a part of the course even though it may come to rest nearer the hole or outside the boundaries of the Dropping Zone.

 

8.            Distance Measuring Devices

A player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (eg. Gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc.) the player is in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used..

9.            Temporary Local Rules

In addition to the above permanent local rules, temporary local rules may be in effect at any time. They will be displayed on a notice board as and when they are deemed appropriate by the Match Committee. Examples of temporary rules may be such things as fire-breaks, fairway renovations, and embedded balls in other than closely-mown areas during winter. Please check the notice board for temporary local rules.

 

Penalty for Breach of Local Rules

Stroke Play - 2 strokes.

Match Play – loss of hole

 

The Yellow, Blue and Red posts on the edge of the fairways indicate that the distance from that post to the centre of the green is 200 metres (Yellow), 150 metres (Blue) and 100 metres (Red).




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