Scorecard & Local Rules
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OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27 Applies):
All ground outside the Club boundary fences; southern car park defined by posts, and beyond any line of white stakes with black tops and/or white lines.
STAKED TREES, SHRUBS & XANTHORRHOEA AUSTRALIS (GRASS TREES):
If a staked tree, shrub or Xanthorrhoea Australis (Grass Trees) interferes with a player’s stance or area of intended swing, the ball must be lifted without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure described in Rule 24-2b. The ball may be cleaned when lifted, without penalty. Note: The Committee has declared Xanthorrhoea Australis (Grass Trees) a protected species.
IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-2 applies):
(a) All stakes defining GUR areas, water hazards and stakes (and/or guards) supporting staked trees/shrubs. (b) Immovable Obstructions on or within two club-lengths of the Putting Green. In addition relief is also permitted where a player’s ball lies on or within 2 club lengths of the green and a sprinkler head intervenes on the line of play. Appendix 1 page 146 Rules of Golf. (c) All artificially surfaced roads and paths including raised concrete edging. (d) Telstra Tower – hole 16. (e) Course Maintenance facilities between the 17th & 18th holes. Note: Relief must be taken without penalty (including line of sight interference) by proceeding to the nearest dropping zone.
GROUND UNDER REPAIR (Rule 25-1 applies):
(a) Areas defined by white stakes, white lines and/or GUR signage. (b) Works areas relating to tree root pruning, rabbit baiting or bird damage.
Water hazards are defined by yellow stakes and/or lines. Lateral water hazards are defined by red stakes and/or lines. Note: Where no line exists, the hazard is defined by the natural margin.
STONES/SHELLS IN BUNKERS:
Stones and shells in bunkers are movable obstructions. Rule 24-1 applies.
TELSTRA TOWER – HOLE 16:
If a ball strikes the Telstra Tower, the stroke must be cancelled and replayed without penalty (See Rule 20-5). If a ball is not immediately recoverable, another ball may be substituted. Note: The tower and surrounding area is defined as an immovable obstruction.
DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICE:
For all play at this course, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. Specimen Local Rule 9 of Appendix 1, Part B, of the Rules of Golf applies.
BALL ON PUTTING GREEN ACCIDENTALLY MOVED
Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1 are modified as follows:
When a player’s ball lies on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the player, his partner, his opponent, or any of their caddies or equipment.
The moved ball or ball-marker must be replaced as provided in Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1.
This Local Rule applies only when the player’s ball or ball-marker lies on the putting green and any movement is accidental.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULES:
Match Play – Loss of Hole
Stroke Play – Two Strokes.
SPRINKLER HEADS – ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE TO THE CENTRE OF THE GREEN.
TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES ARE LOCATED ON THE WALL OF THE PRO SHOP.
PLEASE CARRY SAND BUCKET – REPAIR DIVOTS & PITCH MARKS
IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY TO OTHERS, IT IS A PLAYERS RESPONSIBILITY TO CALL “FORE” SHOULD A SHOT BE PLAYED THAT IS OFF IT’S INTENDED COURSE AND/OR IS IN DANGER OF HITTING OTHER PERSONS