1. OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27-1 if a ball lies
a) Beyond any hedge. fence or nearest inside
point at ground level of any white posts
bounding the course
b) On the practice ground to the left of the 1 st hole
c) Beyond the nearest inside points of the white
posts on the left of the 10th hole.
d) Within the Clubhouse or patio area and
within the defied area of the Halfway House
between the 1st and 10th tees
2. STONES IN BUNKERS
Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions Rule 24-1 applies
3. OVERHEAD POWER LINES (Rule 33-8/13)
If a ball strikes the power cable at the 1st or 10th hole, the player MUST disregard that stroke. abandon the ball and play another as near as possibie at the spot from which the original ball was played in accordance with Rule 20-5
4. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24)
a AIl wooden fences around tees and greens and to the rear of the 14th qreen.
b All artificial surfaces and constructed paths and bridges within the course boundaries.
c Green keeping sheds, equipment and all shelters.
d) Temporary hole covers,
5. PRACTICE GREENS
The practice putting green and the area defined around the disused 10th green are integral parts of the course on which practice is permitted prior to a stroke play competition
The practice green and the disused 10th green are wrong greens Rule 25 3 applies.
6. WATER HAZARDS (Rule 26)
a Water hazards defined by yellow posts or unmarked are ordinary water hazards
b) Water hazards identified by red posts are lateral water hazards
7. YOUNG TREES
Young trees are identified by yellow tape, wire supports and plastic protectors. If such a tree. support or protects
interferes with the players stance or the area of their intended swing the ball must be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24 2b(i). The ball may be cleaned when so lifted.
8 GROUND UNDER REPAIR
All areas marked GUR or bordered by blue stakes relief MUST be taken without penalty,Rule 25-1
9. FIXED SPRINKLER HEADS
All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from interference by them may be obtained under Rule 24-2. In addition if such an obstruction on or within two club-lengths of the putting green of the hole being played intervenes on the line of play between the ball and the hole, the player may claim relief, without penalty, as follows If the ball lies off the putting green but no! in a hazard and is within two club-lengths of the intervening obstruction it may be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay when a) is not nearer the hole b) avoids such intervention and c) is not in a hazard or on a putting green.
10. DISTANCE INFORMATION
For all play at this course a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance measure that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might effect his play (eg gradient, wind speed, temperature etc) the player is in breach of Rule14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless of whether any such additional function is actually used.
11. BUNKER RAKES
These should be placed parallel to the line of play with just the handle outside the bunker on the grass edge.
11. ADDITIONAL RULES (only apply when Winter Rules in force or temporary conditions prevail;
a) RUTS MADE BY TRACTORS. Deep ruts made by tractors or other green-keeping equipment are defined by the Committee as ''Ground under Repair"
b) AERIFICATION HOLES. If a ball comes to rest in an aerification hole, the player may. wthout penalty lift the ball and clean it. Through the green, the player shall drop the ball as near as possible to where it lay. but not nearer the hole. On the putting green, the player shall place the ball at the nearest spot not nearer the hole whiich avoids such situation.
c) PREFERRED LIES, A ball lying on a closely mown area through the green may be moved or lifted without penalty, cleaned and placed within six inches of where it originally lay but not nearer the hole (not in a hazard or on a putting green). Before lifting the ball the player must mark its position, A player may move or place his/her ball once and after the ball has been so moved or placed, it is in play .Relief from a plugged ball through the green is permitted.
d) GROUND UNDER REPAIR - AREAS REQUIRING PRESERVATION. Play is PROHIBITED from all permanent teeing grounds and prepared winter greens. If a player's ball lies in an area of 'GUR' from which play is prohibited or if such an area of 'GUR' interferes with the player's stance or the area of his intended swing the player must take relief under Rule 25-1. Penalty for Breach of Local Rule. Stroke Play - 2 strokes Match Play - Loss of Hole.