Kenwick Park Golf Club

Local Rules

1. Out of Bounds (Rule 18)

Out of bounds is defined by the line between the course side points at ground level of white stakes and fence posts.
 Over all boundary fences and areas marked by white stakes

 A ball coming to rest on the practice ground to the left of the 1st hole

 A ball coming to rest in the club car park.

 A ball coming to rest on or beyond the road to the right of the 11th and 12th holes.
A player is penalised under Rule14.6 Stroke and Distance.

2. Roads, Bridges, Paths and Shelters (Rule16)

All roads, bridges, paths and shelters on the course even if not artificially-surfaced, are treated as immovable obstructions from which free relief is allowed under Rule 16.1.

3. Penalty Areas (Rule 17)

All Penalty Areas are defined as Red. Relief can ONLY be taken in accordance with Rule 17.1d

4. Protection of Staked/Protected Trees

If a player’s ball lies anywhere on the course other than in a penalty area and it lies on or touches such a tree or such a tree interferes with the player’s stance or area of intended swing, the player MUST take relief under Rule 16.1f.

5. Practice Putting Green and Putting Greens other than the Green being played (Rule 13)

All greens other than the hole being played are the “Wrong Green” and relief MUST be taken under Rule 13.1f.

6. Fixed Sprinkler Heads – Immovable Obstruction (Rule16)

The player also has these options to take relief when such immovable obstructions are close to the putting green and on the line of play:
Ball in General Area. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1b if an immovable obstruction is:
 On the line of play, and is:

 Within two club-lengths of the putting green, and

 Within two club-lengths of the ball.

7. Ground Under Repair (Rule 16)

Ground under repair is defined by any area encircled by a while line. Relief MUST be taken in accordance with Rule 16.1b.


8. Code of Conduct (Rule 1) and Pace of Play Policy (Rule 5)


All players MUST adhere to the published Code of Conduct Policy (Rule 1) and the Pace of Play Policy (Rule 5)

Penalty for Breach of Local Rule:
General Penalty Loss of Hole in Matchplay, Two Stroke Penalty in Strokeplay under Rule 14.7a.

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