Threepwood Road, Beith, KA15 2JR     

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Local Rules

The following local rules are also printed on the back of the Score Card.

 

OUT OF BOUNDS [Rule 27-1 Applies]

Beyond any wall, fence, hedge, white lines or white stakes defining the boundary of the course.

 

WATER HAZARDS (Inc Lateral Water Hazards) [Rule 26 Applies]

Water hazards are defined with yellow stakes &/or yellow lines.  Lateral water hazards are defined by red stakes &/or red lines.

 

GROUND UNDER REPAIR PLAY PROHIBITED  [Rule 25-1]

Marked by closed white lines or blue stakes,  Any outcrop of rock in the semi-rough or a  closely mown area, Seeded ground NOT seeded divots, French drains (stone-filled drainage ditches).  From which play is prohibited. The player MUST take relief under Rule 25-1.

 

INTEGRAL PARTS OF THE COURSE

All walls within the boundary of the course & stiles over boundary fences.  The ball must be played as it lies or declared unplayable Rule 28.

 

MOVEABLE OBSTRUCTIONS [Rule 24-1 Applies]

Stones in bunkers, Black & White Marker Poles.  Water & Lateral Water Hazard Marker Posts.  Decorative Fences, Ball Washers, Distance markers NOT on closely mown areas.

 

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS [Rule 24-2 Applies]

Artificial surfaces and sides of roads, paths and bridges within the boundary of the course except within the upwards margins of a hazard. Artificial & winter teeing grounds (when not in play).  Distance markers on closely mown areas.  Sprinklers & drainage covers, Concrete distance markers (not on the hole in play).  Concrete, stone or wooden steps, Metal or Wooden Benches & their supports. Electricity/Telegraph Poles & Attached Supports.  Water Fountain at the 8th Green.  Pots or Barrels containing soil &/or plants, The cairn on the 3rd & 10th Holes.  Warning bells used to alert  that it is safe to play.  Unless  dropping zones are in use, you must drop the ball at the nearest point of relief, NOT the nicest!

 

PROTECTION OF TREES [Rule 24-2b Applies]

Identified by a stake or marked with tape or contained in a plastic cover. The ball MUST be lifted, without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure described in Rule 24-2b (Immovable Obstruction).

 

OVERHEAD WIRES & ELECTRICITY/TELEGRAPH POLES

If a ball strikes an electricity/telegraph pole or its attached supports or overhead wire(s), the stroke MUST be cancelled & replayed, without penalty as described in Rule 20-5.

 

PLEASE AVOID SLOW PLAY AT ALL TIMES

 




Beith Golf Club 2013