Hitting provisional Balls. Once your Ball has passed the point of
your lost Ball the provisional Ball will now be the ball in play.
of bounds options – If a player feels he has hit his ball out of
bounds from a tee shot or any other shot the options are as follows.
1) Hit a provisional ball into play and taking a one stroke penalty
from place of where the ball was last hit.
2) Go to where the group feels the ball went out of bounds and take a
drop there and adding 2 additional strokes to their score. Example –
tee shot out of bounds, no provisional ball hit – player would be
shooting 4 from the place that the group feels the ball went out of
bounds. The drop would be 2 club lengths from any tree line or place
that the group stats the ball went out of Bounds) Once a player leaves
the Tee Box going back to the last place the ball was hit option is
Ball which is not deemed out of Bounds by the rest of the group. An
Invisible red stakes will be on all holes unless already outlined by
Red or Whites stakes. The options are as follows
1) A player can take a drop from 2 club lengths from any tree lines or
boundaries that the group feels the ball crossed and take a drop from
there. Adding one stroke to your score.
2) Hitting from the spot where the ball was last hit. Once a player
leaves the Tee Box or place the ball was last hit going back to the
last place the ball was hit option is gone.
and waste bunkers – Players can lift, rake and place their ball back
in a bunker to ensure that they are not in a foot print or a bunker
with little or no sand. If a player does so from a side hill lie he
must push the ball into the side of the bunker until it is able to
stay the way it was prior to using this rule. If no rakes are around
waste bunker players can move there ball from any foot prints or in
prints and just place the ball at closest point of relief.
Marks – Players can fix any spike marks or imperfections on the
down rough to improve your lie in the rough. This is NOT PERMITTED and
will result in a 1 stoke penalty. Players have one warning of this
rule before a 1 stoke penalty is added to your score.
inch tickle permitted on your own fairways, cleaning
the ball not allowed unless deemed a lift clean and place day.
Golf is always enforced to help with speed of play
on regular tour events will be the way to resolve ties. Playoffs will
be used for first place ties at majors (if extra play allowed)
Play Rule - Any
group that does not tee off on a par 4 or 5 after the flag has been
put in will be subject to a 1 stroke penalty for the whole group.
Groups will have a 2 hole grace period to catch up before another
stroke penalty will be applied! If the last group plays in under 4:50
minutes all penalties will be waived.