Here you will find a list of the local rules for the Goulburn Golf Club.
(To be read in conjunction with the Rules of Golf)
OUT OF BOUNDS.
That area beyond the course boundary fences and any part of the course so marked, and includes:
The practice fairway
The Club House and its surrounds
The Car Park
Out of Bounds stakes are white with black tops.
GROUND UNDER REPAIR (Rule 25)
Those areas the margins of which are defined by white stakes and/or lines, or by GUR signage.
The Greenkeeper’s Compound
The Pump House, (situated between the 6th and 14th fairways)
Note: Stakes defining GUR are Immovable Obstructions.
STAKED TREES AND SHRUBS
If a staked or guarded, tree or shrub interferes with the player’s stance or area of intended swing, the ball MUST be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b(i) – Immovable Obstruction.
Note: The stakes and tree guards are Immovable Obstructions.
ROADS AND PATHS (Rule 24-2)
Artificially surfaced roads and paths (includes gravel and wood-chips) are Immovable Obstructions. All other tracks and paths that are not predominately surfaced are integral parts of the course from which the ball must be played as it lies or declared unplayable (Rule 28).
Note: The gravel and wood-chips are loose impediments.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULE
Match Play - Loss of hole. Stroke Play - Two Strokes