Old Conna Golf Club – Local Rules.
1. OUT OF BOUNDS (RULE 27-1)
(a) Over all hedges, fences, walls and white stakes defining the boundaries of the Course.
(b) Internal: On the left of the 18th hole, between the 18th and 1st fairways.
(c) Clubhouse area, Practice Putting Green and Car Park.
2. GROUND UNDER REPAIR.
G.U.R. is defined by white lines. The ball MUST be dropped, without penalty, within one
club-length of and not nearer the hole, than the nearest point of relief.
3. WATER HAZARDS (RULE 26).
Water Hazards are defined by yellow stakes and/or lines.
Lateral Water Hazards are defined by red stakes and/or red lines.
4. INTEGRAL PARTS OF THE COURSE.
Walls defining out of bounds, walls on left and right of approaches to 5th. and 15th. greens. Tee
Boxes, fences to the left and behind 13th. green.
5. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-2)
A ball coming to rest on any of the following MAY be dropped, without penalty, within one club-length of and not nearer the hole than the nearest point of relief:
(a) Manhole covers, drain covers and distance markers (Discs on fairways).
(b) All prepared roads/pathways.
(c) Those portions of the two bridges crossing the water hazard on the 14th. hole which do not fall
within the hazard, including the artificial surfaces that extend beyond the bridges on both sides.
6. STONES IN BUNKERS are deemed movable obstructions. (RULE 24-1) applies.
7. COPSES AND YOUNG TREES.
If a staked tree interferes with either the stance or the area of a player’s intended swing, the ball
MUST be lifted, without penalty, and dropped within one club-length of and not nearer the hole
than the nearest point of relief.
8. DISTANCE MEASUREMENT.
Electronic devices, which measure distance only, are permitted. (Note under RULE 14-3)
9. SPRINKLER HEADS.
All fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from interference from them
MAY be obtained under Rule 24-2. In addition, if a ball lies off the putting green but not in a
hazard and such an obstruction, in 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 shall be lifted 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. The ball MAY be cleaned when so lifted.
10. PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULE.
Stroke Play- Two Strokes,
Match Play- Loss of Hole.