Rules of Golf - Pumpherston Golf Club Local Rules

OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27)

On or over any wall and beyond any fence, hedge or white stakes or lines defining the boundaries of the course, including driving range, car park behind the 18th hole and paved area around the club house.

WATER HAZARDS

  1. Water hazards are defined by yellow stakes and/or lines
  2. Lateral Water Hazards are defined by red stakes and/or lines
  3. At the Water Hazard on the 16th hole, as an additional option to those available under Rule 26-1, players may drop a ball in the identified Dropping Zone

GROUND UNDER REPAIR (Rule 25-1)

  1. All areas enclosed by white lines
  2. Tractor ruts made by green-keeping equipment
  3. The Tree Plantations defined by blue stakes and/or lines are areas of Ground Under Repair from which play is prohibited. If a player's ball lies in the area or it interferes with the player's stance or in the area of their intended swing the player must take relief under Rule 25-1
  4. Cultivated areas of flower beds
  5. The practice bunkers on the Practice Chipping area at the back of the 9th green.

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTION (Rule 24-2)

  1. All staked tress not within plantation areas
  2. Electrical Junction Boxes and Drain Covers
  3. All marker posts, ie distance and water hazards
  4. Telegraph poles on the 13th Hole
If a ball strikes the telegraph wire running across the 13th fairway, the stroke MUST be cancelled and replayed without penalty by dropping the ball as near as possible to the spot from where the ball was played. If the stroke was played from the tee, it can be re-teed within the teeing ground. If the ball is not immediately recoverable, another ball may be substituted.

INTEGRAL PARTS OF THE COURSE

  1. The stone bridge over the burn on the 13th hole
  2. The large stones behind the 15th green

PATHS

Lift and drop from any artificial surfaced path or road within the course boundary.

The Practice Green on the Pitching and Chipping area behind the 9th green are Wrong Greens - relief must be taken on accordance with Rule 25-3
Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions - relief to be taken in accordance with Rule 24-1
On the Putting Green and Fairway, a ball which has come to rest in or an Aeration Hole may be lifted and places at the nearest spot not nearer the whole which avoids the condition

LOCAL

The Practice Green on the Pitching and Chipping area behind the 9th green are Wrong Greens - relief must be taken on accordance with Rule 25-3

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions - relief to be taken in accordance with Rule 24-1

On the Putting Green and Fairway, a ball which has come to rest in or an Aeration Hole may be lifted and places at the nearest spot not nearer the whole which avoids the condition

ON COURSE MARKERS

Markers on the fairways show distances to the CENTRE of the Greens 

  • Red = 200 yards 
  • White = 150 yards 
  • Yellow 100 yards

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