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Local Rules

OUT OF BOUNDS
(RULE 2.1)
Beyond all boundary fences and the white stakes and lines surrounding the driving range between the 1st & 18th holes. A ball is out of bounds when all of it lies out of bounds.

YELLOW PENALTY AREA
(RULE 17)

Defined by yellow stakes or paint.
a. The area around the dam on the 18th green marked yellow.
b. The area around the dam on the 12th green marked yellow.

RED PENALTY AREA
(RULE 17)
Defined by red stakes or paint
All dams and ditches marked with red stakes or red lines.

CULTIVATED GARDENS
(RULE 16)
All cultivated gardens are ground under repair from which play is prohibited. If a player's ball lies in the area, or the area interferes with the player's stance or the area of his intended swing, the player must take relief as described in Rule 16.1. Exceptions to this rule: On the 6th hole the nearest demarcated drop zone must be used when taking relief.

PROTECTION OF YOUNG TREES
(RULE 16)
Protections of young trees are identified by a cultivated watering bowl around them. If such a tree interferes with a player’s stance or the area of his intended swing, the ball may be lifted, without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 16.1

FALLEN TREES

All fallen trees are an abnormal ground condition and Rule16 applies. There is no relief for the line of play 

ROADS AND PATHS (RULE 16)
Artificially hard surfaced (tar & concrete) roads and cart paths are an immovable obstruction. Interference by an immovable obstruction occurs when a ball lies in or on the obstruction, or when the obstruction interferes with the player's stance or the area of his intended swing. The player must lift the ball and drop it without penalty within one club-length of and not nearer the hole than the nearest point of relief.

GROUND UNDER REPAIR
(RULE 16)

The areas defined by either white paint or an appropriate GUR sign is ground under repair from which play is prohibited. If a player's ball lies in this area, or if it interferes with the player's stance or the area of his intended swing, the player must take relief.

DISTANCE MARKERS
(RULE 15)
(Movable Obstructions)
All distance markers situated down the side of each hole (200m, 150m, 100m & 50m) are to be treated as a movable obstruction. Relief may be obtained in accordance with Rule 15.2

STONES IN BUNKERS
(RULE 15)

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions Rule 15.2 applies.

DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES (RULE 4.3a)

A player may use a distance measuring device to obtain distance information only. A player may not use a distance measuring device to provide him with information on other conditions that might affect his play (e.g. gradient or wind).

ADDITIONAL LOCAL RULES
Weather & conditions related – please confirm with the Pro-Shop for temporary local rules

EACH PLAYER IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A SAND BAG AND COMPLETE A ROUND WITHIN THE STIPULATED TIME

PREFERED LIES

A ball lying on a closely-mown area through the green may be lifted without penalty and cleaned. Before lifting the ball, the player must mark its position. Having lifted the ball, he must place it on a spot within one club-length of and not nearer the hole than where it originally lay, that is not in a hazard and not on the putting green. A player may place his ball only once, and it is in play when it has been placed and Rule 14 applies. If the player fails to mark the position of the ball before lifting it or moves the ball in any other matter, such as rolling it with a club, he incurs a penalty of one stroke.