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LOCAL RULES 1 OUT OF BOUNDS Is all ground beyond the following extremities of the Golf Course. This includes, fences, a gate, hedges, white posts. See definition of ”Out of Bounds” Rule 27/1 applies. 2 WATER HAZARD a) The pool in front of the 7 th tee (adjacent to 6/15 the fairway), marked by yellow posts and or a line marked on the grass. b) The ditch on the 3 rd /12 th fairway, marked by red posts. See definition of “a water hazard”; Rules 26/1 and 26/2 apply. 3 IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS a) Cable markers, drain covers, tee mat frames, wooden railway sleepers which are part of the 10 tee and 3/12 tees, tree roots which are on the surface of fairways, pylons on the 2/11 and 3/12 holes, seats, pipe work, sprinkler heads and valve covers, the bell post and all staked trees, young trees marked with white paint are deemed to be immovable obstructions. b) Paths and protective screens are an integral part of the course. Rule 24/2 applies. 4 POWER LINES If a player’s ball strikes an overhead wire only, on any part of the course within its boundary, the player must abandon the ball and replay the shot without penalty in accordance with Rule 20/5.
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5 STONES IN BUNKERS (Rule 24/1) Stones in bunkers are deemed moveable obstructions and may be removed if interfering with play after notifying your marker or opponent. 6 SPARE GREENS If a ball rests on spare green identified with a notice “Pick off this Green”, the player will drop off the green at the nearest point to obtain relief but no nearer the hole being played. 7 FIXED SPRINKLER HEADS All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from them may be obtained under Rule 24/2. In addition, if such an obstruction on or within two club lengths of the putting green of the hole being played intervenes on the line of play between the ball and the hole the player may obtain relief, without penalty as follows: If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and is within two club lengths of the intervening obstruction, it may be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which, a) Is not nearer the hole, b) Avoids such intervention c) Is not in a hazard or on the putting green. 8 PREFERRED LIES AND WINTER RULES A ball lying on any “closely mown area” including bunker backs, through the green, may be lifted without penalty, cleaned and placed within six inches of where it originally lay, not nearer the hole, must be marked prior to it being lifted. Rule 20/1 applies. 9 DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES For all play at this course, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. Rule 14/3 applies. 10 VEHICLE TYRE MARKS If a ball rests in vehicle tyre marks, on the fairway, the ball may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, no nearer the hole, without penalty. 11 GROUND UNDER REPAIR Large bare areas on the course on the following holes are to be treated as Ground under Repair. A free drop may be taken at the nearest point of relief no nearer the hole Hole 1/10 rear of Green Hole 2 left hand side adjacent to the Tee Hole 2/11 Fairway adjacent to barn Hole 2/11 Old path between No 2 & No 11 Greens Hole 3/12 Muddy area left hand side of Green Hole 3/12 Fairway wet puddle areas near to Green Hole 5/14 Path left hand side of Green plus right hand side of Green Hole 6/15 Large Bunker in front of Green when full of water Hole 9/18 Left hand side of Green
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The Best Value Golf in the Midlands
LOCAL RULES 1 OUT OF BOUNDS Is all ground beyond the following extremities of the Golf Course. This includes, fences, a gate, hedges, white posts. See definition of ”Out of Bounds” Rule 27/1 applies. 2 WATER HAZARD a) The pool in front of the 7 th tee (adjacent to 6/15 the fairway), marked by yellow posts and or a line marked on the grass. b) The ditch on the 3 rd /12 th fairway, marked by red posts. See definition of “a water hazard”; Rules 26/1 and 26/2 apply. 3 IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS a) Cable markers, drain covers, tee mat frames, wooden railway sleepers which are part of the 10 tee and 3/12 tees, tree roots which are on the surface of fairways, pylons on the 2/11 and 3/12 holes, seats, pipe work, sprinkler heads and valve covers, the bell post and all staked trees, young trees marked with white paint are deemed to be immovable obstructions. b) Paths and protective screens are an integral part of the course. Rule 24/2 applies. 4 POWER LINES If a player’s ball strikes an overhead wire only, on any part of the course within its boundary, the player must abandon the ball and replay the shot without penalty in accordance with Rule 20/5.
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5 STONES IN BUNKERS (Rule 24/1) Stones in bunkers are deemed moveable obstructions and may be removed if interfering with play after notifying your marker or opponent. 6 SPARE GREENS If a ball rests on spare green identified with a notice “Pick off this Green”, the player will drop off the green at the nearest point to obtain relief but no nearer the hole being played. 7 FIXED SPRINKLER HEADS All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from them may be obtained under Rule 24/2. In addition, if such an obstruction on or within two club lengths of the putting green of the hole being played intervenes on the line of play between the ball and the hole the player may obtain relief, without penalty as follows: If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and is within two club lengths of the intervening obstruction, it may be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which, a) Is not nearer the hole, b) Avoids such intervention c) Is not in a hazard or on the putting green. 8 PREFERRED LIES AND WINTER RULES A ball lying on any “closely mown area” including bunker backs, through the green, may be lifted without penalty, cleaned and placed within six inches of where it originally lay, not nearer the hole, must be marked prior to it being lifted. Rule 20/1 applies. 9 DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES For all play at this course, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. Rule 14/3 applies. 10 VEHICLE TYRE MARKS If a ball rests in vehicle tyre marks, on the fairway, the ball may be  lifted, cleaned and dropped, no nearer the hole, without penalty. 11 GROUND UNDER REPAIR Large bare areas on the course on the following holes are to be treated as Ground under Repair. A free drop may be taken at the nearest point of relief no nearer the hole Hole 1/10 rear of Green Hole 2 left hand side adjacent to the Tee Hole 2/11 Fairway adjacent to barn Hole 2/11 Old path between No 2 & No 11 Greens Hole 3/12 Muddy area left hand side of Green Hole 3/12 Fairway wet puddle areas near to Green Hole 5/14 Path left hand side of Green plus right hand side of Green Hole 6/15 Large Bunker in front of Green when full of water Hole 9/18 Left hand side of Green