1. OUT OF BOUNDS
A ball is out of bounds:
a) Over any wall, fence or hedge bounding the course.
b) Out of Bounds is defined by the line between the course-side points at ground level of white stakes and fence posts.
c) Over the wall or marked stones left of no. 9 and continuation of wall behind the 2nd tee.
d) In or over the ditch, or on the public footpath, or left of the white markers at no. 10
2. STAKED TREE/PLANTATIONS
3. ABNORMAL COURSE CONDITIONS/IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS/GUR
a) Ground Under Repair is defined by any area encircled by a white line and relief may be taken in accordance with Rule 16.1b.
b) Stop taps, drainage inspection covers, seats and artificially-surfaced paths are immovable obstructions – Rule 16.1b applies.
c) All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief may be obtained under Rule 16.1.
Ball in General Area. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1b if an immovable obstruction is:
• On the line of play, and is:
❖ Within two club-lengths of the putting green, and
❖ Within two club lengths of the ball.
Exception - No Relief If Line of Play Clearly Unreasonable. There is no relief under this Local Rule if the player chooses a line of play that is clearly unreasonable.
4. SUSPENSION OF PLAY
a) Immediate suspension of play for reasons of danger will be signalled by ONE PROLONGED BLAST on a siren which will signify immediate suspension of play & players must mark their balls & return to the clubhouse straight away without playing any further strokes.
b) Suspension of play for other reasons will be signalled by THREE SHORT BLASTS on a siren. Players may complete the hole they are playing or they mark the balls where they lie. A player must not start playing the following hole.
c) Resumption of play is signalled by TWO SHORT BLASTS, REPEATED. Play will be resumed immediately from where play ceased or the next tee if the hole was completed.
Penalty for Breach of Local Rule
Match play – loss of hole: Stroke play – General penalty ( 2 strokes)- (Rules 1 - 3)
Rule 4 - Disqualification