Temporary Local Rules
Preferred lies on from Mon 18th Oct
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TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES

THE FOLLOWING TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES SHALL BE EFFECTIVE FOR MONDAY 18TH OCTOBER 2021 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

PREFERRED LIES

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, ON CLOSELY MOWN AREAS, THE BALL MAY BE LIFTED, WITHOUT PENALTY AND CLEANED. THE BALL MUST BE MARKED BEFORE LIFTING AND RE-PLACED WITHIN 6 INCHES OF WHERE THE BALL ORIGINALLY LAY, BUT NOT NEARER THE HOLE AND NOT IN A HAZARD AND NOT ON A PUTTING GREEN. A PLAYER MAY PLACE HIS BALL ONLY ONCE, AND IT IS IN PLAY WHEN IT HAS BEEN PLACED.

NOTE: “CLOSELY-MOWN AREA” MEANS ANY AREA OF THE COURSE, INCLUDING PATHS THROUGH THE ROUGH, CUT TO FAIRWAY HEIGHT OR LESS.

LIFT, CLEAN & PLACE
IN THE ROUGH, A BALL MAY BE LIFTED AND CLEANED WITHOUT PENALTY. THE BALL MUST BE REPLACED. THE POSITION OF THE BALL MUST BE MARKED BEFORE IT IS LIFTED

(NOTE: THIS IS NOT A PREFERRED LIE. THE BALL MUST BE REPLACED EXACTLY IN ITS ORIGINAL POSITION AND LIE).

AERATION HOLES
ON THE PUTTING GREEN, A BALL THAT COMES TO REST IN OR ON AN AERATION HOLE MAY BE PLACED AT THE NEAREST SPOT NOT NEARER THE HOLE THAT AVOIDS THE SITUATION.

PLUGGED BALLS (Rule 16-3)
THROUGH THE GREEN, A BALL THAT IS EMBEDDED IN ITS OWN PITCH-MARK IN THE GROUND MAY BE LIFTED WITHOUT PENALTY, CLEANED AND DROPPED AS NEAR AS POSSIBLE TO WHERE IT LAY BUT NOT NEARER THE HOLE.


Handicap Convenor
18/10/21

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Wed 8th December Course open All temporary greens in play Mats are now COMPULSORY if playing from the fairways or move your ball at least 2m (6ft) into the rough. The following trolleys are acceptable: electric trolleys fitted with winter wheels, or push trolleys, or carry bags. Please keep to all paths and follow or course signage and keep out of roped-off areas.
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