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.