Local Rules

1. Out Of Bounds (Rule 27-1)
a) In or beyond the stream to the left of the 1st & 2nd holes.
b) Beyond any line of white stakes bounding the course.
c) On or Beyond the racecourse on every part of the course except when playing the 5th hole and 6th hole.(But see Rule 2)
d) Beyond the white stakes to the left of the 7th hole.
2. “Ground Under Repair” Play Prohibited.
The racecourse area beyond the line of blue posts at the 5th hole and rail on the 6th hole is ground under repair from which play is prohibited. If a players ball lies in such an area, or if such an area interferes with the player’s stance or the area of his intended swing the player must take relief under Rule 25-1b(1).
3. Water Hazards (Rule26)
a) Water hazards are indicated by yellow stakes.
b) Lateral Water Hazards are indicated by red stakes.
Note: The opposite margin of the Lateral Water Hazard at the 9th hole is a racecourse fence.
4. Young Trees Identified by Stakes
If such a tree interferes with a player’s stance or the area of his/hers intended swing, the ball must be lifted, without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b(1) (Immovable Obstruction).  The ball may be cleaned when so lifted.
5. Fixed Sprinkler Heads
All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from interference by them may be obtained under rule 24-2.  In addition 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 a 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 which the ball lay which
a) Is not nearer the hole
b) Avoids such intervention and
c) Is not in a hazard or on a putting green.
6. Stones in Bunkers
Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions (Rule 24-1 applies).
7. Nine Hole Course
Where holes are indentified by number, the local rule also applies to the corresponding hole on the second nine.

Penalty for Breach of Local Rules 2, 4,& 5
MATCH PLAY – Loss of Hole
STROKE PLAY – Two strokes