#5 & #10. If your ball goes in the ditch behind the green, drop
your ball on the green side of the ditch, no closer to the hole. One
the green, an embedded ball may be lifted without penalty, cleaned and
dropped as near to the original spot as possible. This includes the
fairway and rough along the fairway, but excludes hazards.
Drop from all roads and cart paths.
drop from all French drains, only if you can see or feel the sand or gravel
under the grass. If not, play the ball as it lies.
Lies-Temporary adverse course conditions which might interfere with fair play
will warrant lifting, cleaning, and dropping the ball through the green
within one club length of the original spot, no nearer the hole.
ball comes to rest in an aeration hole, the player may, without penalty,
lift, clean and place the ball as near as possible to where it originally
lay, but not nearer the hole. If a ball comes to rest on an aeration plug(s), the player may,
without penalty, lift, clean and place the ball as near as possible to where
it originally lay, but not nearer the hole. (Note: USGA
Rule 23-1 considers aeration plugs that do not adhere to the ball, to be
loose impediments. They may be removed without penalty.) Remember to always mark your ball prior to lifting it.
player may obtain distance information using a device that measures distance
only. If the device measures other conditions that might affect play,
the player cannot use the device, otherwise the player will be disqualified.
under repair should be marked with a white line or specified by the
case of a storm, you must take cover immediately and wait for the weather to
clear. Mark the spot where your ball was last played. When play
is resumed place your ball at that spot.
hole #6 left of the red stakes is a lateral water hazard including the cart
path and the lake.
from sprinkler head close to the green on your line of putt.Relief from
interference by an immovable obstruction falls under Rule 24-2. In
addition, if a ball lies off the putting green, but not in a hazard and an
immovable obstruction on or within two club-lengths of the putting green and
within two club-lengths of the ball intervenes on the line of play between
the ball and the hole, the player may take relief as follows: the ball
must be lifted and dropped at the nearest point to where the ball lay that
(a) is not nearer the hole, (b) avoids the intervention and (c) is not in a
hazard or on the putting green. The ball may be cleaned when lifted.
Relief under this Local
Rule is also available if the player’s ball lies on the putting green and an
immovable obstruction within two club lengths of the putting green intervenes
on her line of putt. The player may take relief as follows: The
ball must be lifted and placed at the nearest point where the ball lay which
(a) is not nearer the hole, (b) avoids intervention and (c) is not in a
hazard. The ball may be cleaned when lifted.
player is prohibited from using a caddie during a stipulated round ( any play
day including tournaments).
stroke play only the penalty for slow play is modified as follows:
First warning, no penalty. First offense after warning –one
stroke. Second offense-two strokes. Third offense-
Accidental Movement of a Ball on a Putting Green - Rule 18-2,
18-3, and 20-1 are modified as follows per USGA. When a player's
ball liew on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball
or ball-marker is accidentally moved by the player, her partner, her
opponent, or equipment. the moved ball of ball-marker must be
replaced as provided in the USGA Rules 18-2, 18-3 and 20-1. this
Local Rule applies only when the player's ball or ball-marker lies on
the putting green and any movement is accidental. Note: If
it is determined that a player's ball on the putting green was moved as
a result of wind, water, or some other natural cause such as the
effects of gravity, the ball must be played as it lies from it's new
location. A ball-marker moved in such circumstances is replaced.