In addition to what is on the back of the scorecard, please be aware of the following special local rules
Garden Beds: Any garden bed area that is fully enclosed by rock boundaries may be treated as G.U. R. and relief may be taken as per rule 25-1b.
If rock surrounds interfere with a players stance or swing, relief may be taken under rule 24-2a & b.
If a players ball lies on a path or road that has a formed surface, relief May be taken under Rule 24-2a & b.Relief may be taken if a players ball lies in a track made by a MOTORIZED vehicle , proceed under Rule 25 1b
- If your ball finishes in the hazard at the back of the 13th green you must drop in the drop zone provided 3-4 meters from the back of the green and to the right. This is not a free drop.
- If your ball finishes on the pathway at the back of the 13th green you can proceed to play the ball or take a free drop no nearer the hole (under the Rules of Golf) or you may use the dropping zone provided as mentioned in the above rule.
- All wood chip covered paths are an optional free drop.
- Sandstone enclosed garden beds are GUR.
- Greenside sprinkler heads – If a sprinkler head ( or cover ) is within two club lengths of it, you may take the nearest point of relief.
Other Local Rules
- Check the noticeboard at the front of the Proshop for special rules.
- All woodchip covered paths are optional free drop
- All GUR is to be treated as a compulsory free drop
- All marked garden areas are compulsory GUR free drop
- GPS distance measuring devices are permitted for use. Devices measuring wind or slope (or anything other than distance) are NOT permitted.
- Environmental areas – any areas defined by red stakes with a green tip are to be treated as a environmentally sensitive area and should your ball land in this area a compulsory drop with a penalty shot applies. Players can enter this area to look for their ball but they MUST NOT hit from these areas
- Pin positions are denoted by flag colour as; Red: Front, White: Middle, Yellow: Back
- Staked trees and 150M markers – if a staked tree or the 150M marker interferes with a players stance or the area of an intended swing the player must take relief as applied under Rule 24-2b. Tree guards and stakes are to be treated as immovable obstructions and MUST NOT be removed.
If you have any questions or need to seek a ruling please contact the Pro Shop on 9662 6453 to access an official.