Temporary Local Rules

 

TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES

Revised 25th May 2017

 

1. FIXED SPRINKLER HEADS & DRAINAGE GRATES

 

In addition to rule 24-2b, 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 & the hole, the player may obtain relief, without penalty as follows:

 

If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard & is within two club lengths of the intervening obstruction, it may be lifted, cleaned & dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which (a) is not nearer the hole, (b) avoids such intervention & (c), is not in a hazard or on a putting green.