Regulation Governing Conditions

Exeter Golf Club Local Rules

Members should make themselves aware of the conditions of all Competitions by checking Notice Boards before play.

 

1. OUT 0F BOUNDS:

All boundary fences and those areas defined by White Pegs with Black Tops. (a) Pegs between 2nd and 5th holes denote out of bounds when playing the 5th and 14th holes only.

2. HAZARDS:

Water Hazards defined by Yellow Pegs. Lateral Water Hazards by Red Pegs.

3. GROUND UNDER REPAIR:

Defined by signs, White Pegs or Lines. Ball MUST be lifted and dropped as provided for in Rule 25-1 (b).

4. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS:

(a) Tee Marker Signs, Pipes, Taps, Secured Seats, Sheds, Machinery, Protective Screens, Tree Guards and Support Pegs, and all Pegs defining Hazards.

(b) For all caged or staked Trees, Shrubs and Flower Beds interfering with the players stance or area of intended swing, relief MUST be taken in accordance with Rule 24~2(b).

(c) Fixed Sprinkler Heads are immovable obstructions and relief from interference may be obtained under Rule 24-2. ln addition, if 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 the 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 and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which –

(i) is not nearer the hole,

(ii) avoids such intervention, and

(iii) is not in a hazard or on a putting green.

(d) Power Lines – Ball striking overhead Power Lines MUST be replayed, without penalty.

5. TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES:

Refer to Notice Boards prior to teeing off.

6. ETIQUETTE:

All players must have a set of clubs and be correctly attired. The lowest handicapper is responsible for the etiquette of his group ensuring that the group replaces divots repairs pitch and plug marks smooths out bunkers, and maintains their place in the field.

To be read in conjunction with the Rules of Golf