LOCAL RULES

LOCAL RULES

1.  OUT OF BOUNDS : Rule 27

A ball is out of bounds if all of it lies on or beyond the perimeter and marked by white stakes and / or line.

Internal Out of Bounds between Hole 14 and Hole 15 Island.

Internal out of Bounds applies On or beyond the right of the Hole 14 and 15 ONLY.

Note:         

  1. Where both stakes and lines are present, line shall take precedence
  2. The white stakes defining the Out of Bounds at right of Hole 14 and Hole 15 are Immovable Obstructions when playing any other holes.
 

2.  WATER HAZARD  : Rule 26

  • Water Hazards are defined by yellow stakes or lines.
  • Lateral Water Hazards are defined by red stakes or lines.

Note: Where both stakes and lines are present, the line shall take precedence

3.  MOVABLE OBSTRUCTION : Rule 24-1

  • Stones in bunkers
  • Distance Markers 

4.  IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTION : Rule 24-2

Through the green a ball may be lifted and dropped one club length from the nearest point of relief, but not nearer the hole.

  • All buggy tracks and service roads unless marked otherwise.
  • All lighting poles, electrical boxes & cable markers.
  • Pump house, drainage sumps, sprinkler head or valve.
  • Halfway hut and storm shelters.
  • Directional or information signage.
  • Bare patches within one club length on either side of the buggy path.
  • Plastic or rubbers mesh nearby to buggy track.
  • Roping at buggy track or other areas.

5.  EMBEDDED BALL : Rule 25-2

Through the green, a ball that is embedded in its own pitch mark in the ground, other than sand, may be lifted without penalty, cleaned and dropped as near as possible to where it lay but not nearer the hole. The ball when dropped must first strike a part of course through the green.

6ABNORMAL GROUND CONDITION : Rule 25-1

  • Through the green, any area encircled by a white line.
  • Washed-down areas in bunkers caused by erosion. Relief is available for lie of ball only.
  • Deep tyre ruts.
  • Through the green, any wild boar disturbed areas whether marked or not, Relief under Rule 25-1 is available

7. PROTECTION OF YOUNG TREES AND FLOWER BEDS.

  • Protection of young trees through the green is identified by green markings or stakes. Player MUST take relief without penalty in accordance with Rule 24-2b.
  • Through the green, play from all flower beds is prohibited; players must take compulsory relief in accordance to Rule 24-2 procedure.

8. INTEGRAL PART OF THE COURSE

  • Railway sleepers, wooden banks, boulders, rocks and concrete wall within the hazard.
  • Boulders and rocks on the course.
  • Barb Wires.
  • Concrete bases or kerbs of the boundary fences are not obstruction and are deemed to be fixed object

9. DROP ZONE: Drop Zones when available is an additional option. HOLE 13

10. SIREN SIGNAL

  • Normal Suspension: Three short notes of siren, repeated. Player may finish the hole but cannot start new hole.
  • Resume Play: Five short notes of the siren, repeated.
  • Dangerous Situation Suspension: One long blast of siren. Player MUST be discontinued immediately.

11. FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF FELLOW GOLFERS, KINDLY

  • Replace divots
  • Repair ball marks on the green
  • Rake the bunkers
  • Avoid slow play
  • Do not litter on the course
    PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULES: 2 Strokes in Stroke Play / Loss of Hole in Match Play