(Additional to those prescribed at the back of the score card)
Clubhouse car parks are classified as artificial surfaces. Relief to be taken in accordance with Rule 24-2.
Practice Putting Green
The apron surrounding the practice putting green is deemed to be part of the green and accordingly play from this area is prohibited. Relief must be taken in accordance with Rule 25-3.
For the purpose of this rule the apron is defined as the narrow strip of grass that runs between the putting green and the surrounding paved area across the front of the Clubhouse and to the left of the paved walkway to the 1st Tee. The apron ceases where the strip broadens into wider areas.
For all play at this course, etc, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. However, if, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure 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 any such additional functions are actually used.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULES Match Play Loss of Hole; Stroke Play – Two Strokes
Stakes and Roped Areas
Some areas may be roped off with wooden or metal stakes to direct traffic or prohibit the entrance of carts or buggies and are not ground under repair unless defined by Local Rule 5. If the stakes and ropes are not defining ground under repair, they are movable obstructions and the player may take relief under Rule 24-1. The ball must be played as it lies.
Accidental Movement of Ball on the Putting Green
Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1 are modified as follows:
When a player’s ball lies on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the player, his partner, his opponent, or any of their caddies or equipment.
The moved ball or ball-marker must be replaced as provided in Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1.
This Local Rule applies only when the player’s ball or ball-marker lies on the putting green and any movement is accidental.
Note: If it is determined that a player’s ball on the putting green was moved as a result of wind, water or some other natural cause such as the effects of gravity, the ball must be played as it lies from its new location. A ball-marker moved in such circumstances is replaced.
Washaways in Bunkers
Washaways in bunkers are considered Abnormal Ground Conditions and relief may be taken in accordance with Rule 25-1b (ii) where the nearest point of relief is within the bunker and the ball must be dropped in the bunker.