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Local Rules

1.Penalty Areas (Rule 17)

a) The red penalty areas on holes 1, 6 and 7 are the areas indicated by red stakes. These areas extend to and coincide with the boundary fence.

b) If a player’s ball lies within a penalty area in any of the locations specified below, the player may take relief under 17.1 or use an additional relief option to drop an original ball or another ball in the dropping zones indicated and encircled by white paint. The player has these relief options, each for one penalty stroke.

I. To the left and behind the 1st green, for balls in the red penalty area over the path

II. To the right of the path on the 2nd, near the bridge for balls in the yellow penalty area

III. Both sides of the stream in front of the 9th tee for balls in the penalty area in front of the tee

c) When stakes define the edge of the penalty area, and there are stakes on each side of a bridge, the margin of the penalty area continues across the bridge. If a player’s ball lies on a part of the bridge that is within the margin of the penalty area, the player may play the ball as it lies or take penalty relief under Rule 17.

2. Abnormal Course Conditions (Rule 16)

a) Ground under repair is defined by white lines and free relief may be taken.

b) A player may take free relief if any of the following immovable obstructions interfere with their ball, stance or intended swing.

I. Fairway distance markers

II. Play control bells

III. All artificial roads and paths,

IV. All seats, ball cleaners and litter bins

V. When a ball is in the general area, the player may take relief under Rule 16.1b if an immovable obstruction is on the line of play, on or within two club-lengths of the putting green, and within two club-lengths of the ball. Exception: There is no relief under this Local Rule if the player chooses a line of play that is clearly unreasonable.

VI. A ball found on the 11th tee side of the protective fence when the player is affected by line of sight to the flag on the 10th green. Relief must be taken by dropping in the drop zone, encircled by white paint adjacent to the 10th green.

Temporary Local Model Rules


1.Seams of Turf (Model Local Rule F-7)

If the ball lies in or touches a seam of cut turf or a seam interferes with the players area of intended swing they are entitled to relief. Interference does not exist if the seam interferes only with the players stance.

2. Tree Stumps (Model Local Rule F-9)

Tree Stumps & Freshly Seeded Areas in the General Area of the Course, whether or not marked by a White Line, are Ground Under Repair, & Relief may be taken in accordance with Rule 16.1b

3. Protection from Young Trees (Model Local Rule E-10)

The young trees identified by stakes are no play zones:

If a player's ball lies anywhere on the course other than in a penalty area and it lies on or touches such a tree or such a tree interferes with the player's area of intended stance or area of intended swing, the player must take relief under Rule 16.1f. If the ball lies in a penalty area, and interference to the player's stance or area of intended swing exists from such a tree, the player must take relief under Rule 17.1e.

4. No Play Zones (Model Local Rule E-8)

The 'Annand Garden' to the right of the 1st tee box and behind the 18th green is a designated No Play Zone.  If a player’s ball is in that area, a player's stance is interfered with or area of intended swing, the player MUST take free relief under Rule 16.1f.

5. Tyre Marks (Model Local Rule F-4)

Ground under repair, which may not be indicated with white lines, may include areas of unusual damage, including areas where traffic has combined with wet conditions to alter the ground surface materially, such as tractor or greens machinery tyre marks.


Unless otherwise noted the penalty for a breach of Local Rules is the General Penalty 

Stroke Play – Two Strokes                Match Play – Loss Of Hole

Distance Markers are to the centre of the green.

Additional Red 100 yard and Yellow 150 yard markers are located in the centre of the fairway.

Green poles to the side of a fairway indicate 150 yards.

Red Flag – Front of Green                             Yellow Flag – Centre of Green                        White Flag - Back of Green

Please give priority to Green Staff working on the course.

Toilets are located at the bottom of the 10th teeing area.

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