Penrith Golf Club

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Penrith Golf Club - Local Rules

  1. Out of Bounds - All areas outside the inside line of boundary postsc the carpark and entrance roadways; the communications tower and associated areas; the club house and surrounding areas marked "OOB" or marked with white stakes with black tops or joined by white lines; the area to the east of the 15th Hole marked with white stakes with black tops; and any boundaries marked with white stakes with black tops, joined by white lines where necessary.
  2. Staked Trees - If a staked tree interferes with a player's stance or area of intended swing, the player MUST take relief as provided in Rule 24-2b(i) (Immovable Obstructions). Note: The stakes and guards are immovable obstructions.
  3. Coloured Pegs and stakes - All coloured pegs and stakes (except those defining OOB) are to be treated as immovable obstructions - Rule 24 (2). DO NOT MOVE PEGS
    • Red stakes &/ or lines - Lateral water hazard
    • Yellow stakes &/or lines - Water hazard
    • White stakes &/ or lines - Ground under repair
    • White stakes with black tops, joined with white lines where necessary - Out of bounds
  4. Ornamental Gardens - are marked by timber or concrete surrounds or white stakes or lines and must be treated as GUR.
  5. Fairways - All areas through the green that are normally closely mown, including tees.
  6. Wheel Ruts - Except in a hazard, wheel ruts made by a mower, tractor, or motor vehicle are GUR. Note this excludes tyre marks on bare tracks etc.
  7. Slow Play - If a player loses his ball he should immediately call the following players through. Players who have a clear hole ahead should call the following players through.
  8. Tee Markers - White - Members
    Red - Ladies
    Yellow - Social
  9. Roads and Paths - All artificially surfaced roads and pathways, including those covered by woodchips, are immovable obstructions. The woodchips are deemed to be loose impediments.

    Penalty for breach of Local Rule:

    Match play - Loss of Hole. Stroke Play - Two Strokes