Out of Bounds
a) Those areas beyond
the course boundary fences.
b) Those areas beyond
any line of white stakes with black tops.
c) The maintenance
compound to the left of the third fairway.
d) The area beyond the
inside edge of the railway bridge piers between holes 12 & 18.
A ball which crosses a
railway line and comes to rest beyond that railway line
Out of Bounds, even though it may lie on another part
of the course.
a) Those areas defined
by white stakes and/or lines.
b) Except in a hazard,
clearly defined wheel marks or ruts made by a mower, tractor or
c) Any seam or
edge of newly laid or cut turf.
Repair- Play Prohibited
All cultivated gardens
and the nursery green area to the left of the 3rd fairway.
specimen Local Rule on Page 130 of the Rule Book is in force. If a
tree or shrub
staked interferes with a players stance or area of intended swing,
MUST be taken
accordance with Rule 24-2b (i) (Immovable Obstruction)
Water hazards are
defined by yellow stakes and/or lines.
Lateral water hazards
are defined by red stakes and/or lines.
Paths & Roadways
roadways constructed of concrete or asphalt, or paths with
or edging are
immovable obstructions. All other roads, paths and tracks are an
of the course.
Heads Within Two Club Lengths of the Putting Green
The specimen local
rule in the Rules of Golf, Appendix 1 is in effect – see page 134.
Play of a provisional
ball at the water hazard on the 2nd, 7th and
Local Rule on Page 127 of the Rule Book is in force on the 2nd,
7th and 8th holes.
To speed play,
a ball may be played provisionally if it is believed that the
original ball may be
in the water
Water hazard 6th
When playing the 6th
hole, the water hazard on the right side of the path that leads to
the 7th tee
is to be treated as a
lateral water hazard.
Distance measuring devices.
A player may
obtain distance information using a device that measures distance
if, during a
stipulated round a player uses a distance measuring device that is
designed to gauge
other conditions that might affect his play (e.g., gradient, wind
speed, temperature, etc),
the player is
in breach of Rule 14-3, for which the penalty is disqualification,
regardless of whether
additional functions are actually used.
Tree Guards and stakes defining hazards
or GUR are immovable obstructions
PENALTY FOR BREACH
OF LOCAL RULE
Match Play - Loss of
Hole Stroke Play - Two Strokes
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