OUT OF BOUNDS Rule 2 – Local Rules 8A
Beyond white posts on practice field, putting green, patio, car park, practice field and right of the 9th (Warley) hole. Over any boundary fence or hedge bordering the course. On or over the Car Park and white fence on the right of the 9th (Warley) hole.
PENALTY AREA – WATER HAZARDS Rule 17
The lake across the 4th, 7th & 8th (Warley) holes, to the right of the 9th (Warley) hole are defined by the natural margins of the hazard.
Yellow/Red stakes define the margin of the hazard in all other ponds and ditches on the Course.
PROTECTION OF YOUNG TREES Rule 16.1f – Local Rules E10
Young trees identified by stakes or white bands are no play zones. If a players ball lies anywhere on the course other than in a penalty area and it lies or touches such a tree, or such a tree interferes with a players stance or area of intended swing, the players MUST take relief under rule 16.1f.
TEES, TRENCHES & WHITE PAINT Rule 16.1b – Local Rules E10
Areas marked with white paint and trenches filled with sand are “Abnormal Course Conditions” and the player MUST tale relief under Rule 16.1f.
IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS Rule 16
The following are immovable obstructions and are covered by Rule 16.1 of the Rules of Golf: The Wishing Well — Footbridges — Bench Seats — Leaderboards — Tee Marker Boards — Protective Netting — Cinder Brokeshell or Stone Paths — Pop-up Sprinkler Heads and Manhole Covers — Drainage Strips.
DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICES AS PER RULES OF GOLF Rule 4.3a
These are allowed providing they measure distance only. Should a device measure other conditions that might affect their play (e.g. gradient, wind speed, temperature etc) the player is in breach of rule 4.3 for which the first breach is a General Penalty (2 strokes in strokeplay and loss of hole in match play) and the second breach is disqualification, regardless of whether such additional functions are actually used.
WEDDING AREA ON WARLEY HOLE 9 TEMPORARY IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTION
On the right of the hole, a ball coming to rest inside the blue post marked area must be lifted and taken to the nearest of the two dropping zones provided, and dropped in the relevant zone, without penalty. If unable to find the ball, and it is known or virtually certain that the ball is within the area, a ball may be dropped in the nearer zone without penalty.
EMBEDDED BALL Rule 16.3b and Local Rule E2
When a players ball is embedded in the General Area , the player may take free relief by lifting, cleaning and dropping thew ball within gthe relief area of one club length from the spot right behind the ball no nearer to the hole.
WINTER RULES — WHEN APPLICABLE THE FOLLOWING WILL APPLY
LOCAL RULE FOR PREFERRED LIES
A ball lying in a part of the General Area cut to fairway height or less may be, without penalty, lifted, cleaned and placed within six inches of where it originally lay, but not nearer the hole and not in a hazard or on a putting green. A player may place the ball once and after the ball has been so placed it is in play.
Penalty for breach of Local Rule: Match Play — loss of hole; Stroke Play — Two strokes.
WARLEY HOLE 6
For course protection, if a ball comes to rest in the area marked by orange posts, the ball may be lifted, cleaned and replaced with twelve inches, not nearer the hole.
Do not attend the flagstick except in club competitions.