Rules and Quizzes


LOCAL RULES AS FROM JANUARY 1st 2019

PENALTY AREAS

THE CURRENT YELLOW STAKED AREAS ARE NOW DEEMED RED STAKED AREAS LATERAL RELIEF WILL ALWAYS BE ALLOWED. THE YELLOW STAKES SHOULD BE PAINTED RED PRIOR TO JANUARY 1st IF NOT PAINTED BY THEN SOON AFTERWARDS.

THE EXISTING RED STAKED AREAS REMAIN RED, NOTE THE OPTION OF TAKING RELIEF ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE PENALTY AREA IS NOW REMOVED.

GENERAL AREA

THE GREENKEEPER DECIDES WHEN THE FOLLOWING RULES ARE RECINDED.

PREFERRED LIES A BALL LYING ON THE FAIRWAY MAY BE MARKED, LIFTED, CLEANED AND PLACED WITHIN 6 INCHES NOT NEARER THE HOLE.

A BALL LYING IN THE ROUGH MAY BE MARKED, LIFTED, CLEANED, AND DROPPED WITHIN A CLUB LENGTH IN THE ROUGH NOT NEARER THE HOLE.

GROUND UNDER REPAIR

HOLES 6 and 7 Plus Holes 10 and 11

DROP ZONES ARE IN PLACE MID WAY ALONG EACH HOLE, IF YOU FIND YOUR BALL DROP WITHOUT PENALTY AT NEAREST POINT OF RELEIF. IF BALL NOT FOUND DROP WITHOUT PENALTY IN THE DROP ZONE ON THE HOLE YOU ARE PLAYING.

DRAINS

A BALL LYING ON ANY STONE FILLED DRAIN, NOT MARKED AS A HAZARD MAY BE LIFTED WITHOUT PENALTY CLEANED AND DROPPED WITHIN 1 CLUB LENGTH OF THE NEAREST POINT OF RELEIF NOT NEARER THE HOLE.

PARLEY BURN

THE DITCH KNOWN AS THE PARLEY BURN ON HOLES “2,3,4,5,6. IS A PENALTY AREA. THE SLEEPERS ARE PART OF THE BURN.

TREES

WHERE A FENCED TREE OR STAKED TREE INTERFERES WITH A PLAYERS STANCE OR AREA OF PLAYERS SWING, THE BALL MAY BE LIFTED CLEANED AND DROPPED WITHOUT PENALTY WITHIN ONE CLUB LENGTH.

PATHS TRACTOR BUGGY MARKS

A BALL LYING ON A CINDER/TARMAC PATH, TRACTOR/BUGGY MARKS MAY BE LIFTED CLEANED AND DROPPED WITHOUT PENALTY WITHIN ONE CLUB LENGTH OF NEAREST POINT OF RELIEF NOT NEARER THE HOLE.

ABNORMAL GROUND CONDITIONS (CROSS FAIRWAY DRAINAGE)

WHEN A BALL LYING IN OR STANCE INTERFERRED WITH THEN THE BALL MAY BE LIFTED CLEANED AND DROPPED WITHOUT PENALTY WITHIN ONE CLUB LENGTH OF NEAREST POINT OF RELIEF NOT NEARER THE HOLE.

INFORMATION

WE WILL NOT ADOPT THE ALTERNATIVE TO STROKE and DISTANCE.

WE WILL NOT ADOPT THE MAXIMUM SCORE OPTION.

COMMITTEE DECEMBER 2018





Amendment to local Rules - 4th April 2013
Deer marks in bunkers


Club Constitution (November 2008)
Priors Hall Golf Club Rules November 2008


Copy of the Local Rules: (February 2010)
Priors Hall Golf Club Local Rules April 2013
Please be aware of Local Rule 1, paragraph 2, concerning plugged balls in Winter Competitions. This is for plugged balls anywhere on the course apart from hazards.