Kenwick Park Golf Club

Local Rules

1. Out of Bounds - Rule 27-1

Over all boundary fences and areas marked by white posts. In the Club car park. On the practice ground to the left of the 1st hole. On or over the roads at the 11th and 12th holes.

2. Roads, Paths & Shelters - Rule 24-2b

Relief may be taken.

3. Water Hazards - Rule 26

All ditches/lakes marked with yellow posts/lines are Water Hazards. Areas marked with red posts are Lateral Water Hazards.

NOTE: The lake on the 17th hole is a Lateral Hazard when playing the 16th and 18th holes.
When playing the 10th hole a ball entering the 18th lake between the red posts is in a Lateral Hazard.

4. Stones in Bunkers

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions.

5. Proctection of Young/Staked Trees

If a staked or protected tree interferes with a player's stance or intended swing, the ball must be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with Rule 24-2b. The ball may be cleaned.

6. Practice Putting Green - Rule 25-3

Is a wrong green.

7. Fixed Sprinkler Heads

All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief may be taken under Rule 24-2. In addition, 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 and the hole, the player may obtain relief, without penalty, as follows: If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and is within two club-lengths of the intervening obstruction, it may be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay which a) is not nearer the hole, b) avoids such intervention, and c) is not in a hazard or on a putting green.

8. Ground Under Repair - Rule 25-1b

Marked by white line. Relief must be taken.

9. EMBEDDED BALL- Appendix 1 Part A 3a

A ball embedded in its own pitch-mark anywhere ‘through the green’ may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty, as near as possible to the spot where it lay but not nearer the hole.

Penalty for Breach of Local Rule:

Match Play: Loss of hole.
Stroke Play: Two strokes.

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