Revised Local Rules

The Local Rules of Penrith Golf Club

LOCAL RULES (REVISED 1 JANUARY 2019)

1.  OUT OF BOUNDS  A ball is out of bounds:

a) Beyond any wall, fence, gate, hedge bounding the course and all white lines and stakes.
b) On or over the Salkeld Road.
c) 4th hole, on or over the entrance driveway to the club.
d) On or over the Clubhouse and all car parks.
e) The Driving Range and practice ground.

2.  ABNORMAL COURSE CONDITIONS INCLUDING IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS  Rule 16.1 applies).

a) All artificially covered paths and the unsurfaced track extending from Salkeld Road through the 12th and 10th holes towards the Beacon Woods, including the surrounds of the greenkeepers shed by the 12th hole, are immovable obstructions.

 b) Sprinkler Heads. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1b if a sprinkler head is: On the line of play and is: within 2 club-lengths of the putting green, and within 2 club lenghts of the ball. Exception, there is no relief under this local rule if the player chooses a line that is clearly unreasonable.

 c) Tyre Ruts. Deep ruts (not shallow indentations) made by green keeping equipment are designated an Abnormal Course Condition. Relief may be taken under Rule 16.1b                                                                                                                           

3. NO PLAY ZONES. Through the General Area

All daffodils in bud or bloom are to be treated as an Abnormal Course Condition from which relief MUST be taken in accordance with Rule 16.1f.

4.  BALL DEFLECTED BY OVERHEAD POWER CABLES

If it is known or virtually certain that a players ball strikes an overhead power cable during play on the 17th and 18th holes, that stroke does not count. The player MUST play a ball without penalty from where the previous stroke was made (Rule 14.6)

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, THE PENALTY FOR A BREACH OF A LOCAL RULES IS

Match Play – Loss of hole; Stroke Play – Two strokes.