Chelmsford Golf Club

Temporary Local Rules

12th June 2020 Flagstick

Code of Conduct

ii) Flagstick…..Rule 13.2 (Amended)
The flagstick MUST be left in the hole at all times and must not be removed or deliberately touched by any player. A player who is repeatedly in breach of this requirement may face disciplinary action under the Club’s code of conduct.

12th June 2020 Bunkers

i) Preferred Lies in Bunkers....Model Local Rule E-3 (adapted)…CONGU

When a player's ball lies in any bunker, the player may take free relief once by placing the original ball or another ball in and playing it from this relief area:

Reference Point: Spot of the Original ball.  

Size of Relief Area Measured from Reference Point: 6 inches from the reference point, but with these limits:  

Limits on Location of Relief Area:

Must not be nearer the hole than the reference point, and
Must be within the same bunker
The Relief Area cannot be smoothed before placing

In proceeding under this Local Rule, the player must choose a spot to place the ball and use the procedures for replacing a ball under Rules 14.2b (2) and 14.2e.

7th Hole - Local Rule from Monday 6th September, 2021

"The new drainage channels on the 7th Fairway have been identified as ground under repair and full relief must be taken including if your stance is effected"

Please see the below R&A Diagram, please also note that this diagram dose not represent our 7th hole and the direction of play is different with our drainage lines being horizontal to the hole. 

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