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Local Rules

Local Rules
1. Out of Bounds
a) The public footpath running through the course and the bridge on the 1st hole are out of bounds. b) Beyond any hedge, fence or line of white posts defining the boundary of the course (inside fences on the 12th, 13th, 14th & 18th holes define the boundary of the course when playing that hole).
c) Beyond the line of white posts on the dam and/or next to the lake on the 1st hole.
d) In or over the stream running along the right hand side of the 2nd, 14th & 18th holes.
e) Beyond the line of white posts to the left of the 17th hole.
2. Obstructions
a) Movable obstructions rule 15.
b) Immovable rule 16 all fixed course furniture, constructed paths, sprinkler heads and all
staked or tagged (indicated by white tape) trees and bushes.
The fence on either side of the path when playing the 1st hole.
The old deer fence posts on the right hand side of the 12th hole.
If any immovable 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 obtain relief, without penalty, as follows – if the ball lies off the putting green but not in a penalty area it may be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which a) is not nearer the hole, b) avoids such intervention and c) is not in a penalty area or on a putting green.
3. Ground under repair
Play is prohibited from any area defined as GUR, as defined by its white painted perimeter
and relief must be taken under rule 16-1.
4. Penalty areas rule 17
All areas defined by yellow or red stakes. A ball coming to rest on a bridge or pathway across
a penalty area is in the penalty area.
5. Overhead wires and supports
A ball hitting any overhead wires or supports crossing the course must be replayed without penalty.
6. Measuring devices rule 4-3
For all play at this course a player may obtain distance information by using a distance- measuring device but cannot use a measuring device to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect his play (e.g. Elevation changes, wind speed, etc.)
7. Mobile phones
Mobile phones are acceptable on the golf course as long as used in accordance with the
rules of golf and for emergency purposes only.
8. Preferred lies
Check notice on first tee to see if preferred lies are in force.
9. Suspension of play rule 5-7b
A suspension of play for a dangerous situation will be signalled by one prolonged blast of the siren. All other suspensions will be signalled by three consecutive blasts of the siren.
In either case resumption of play will be signalled by two short blasts of the siren.
10. Relief from tractor marks
Relief make be taken from tractor marks as per rule 16-1.