Walsall Golf Club

Local Rules

1. OUT OF BOUNDS

A ball played into or over a boundary ditch or over a boundary fence or hedge is out of bounds.

Boundary ditches are those on the left hand side of the 1st and 3rd holes.

A ball in or beyond the gutter surrounding the putting green on the clubhouse side of the white posts is Out of bounds.

The car park is out of bounds.

2. WATER HAZARDS

The brook is a water hazard. The boundary ditches at the 1st and 3rd holes are NOT water hazards (See 1 above).

3. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS

Staked trees are immovable obstructions.

All bridges and man-made paths are to be regarded as immovable obstructions.

Fixed sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions.

Relief from immovable obstructions may be obtained under Rule 24.2. For fixed sprinkler heads the procedure in specimen Local Rule App. 1 B6 should be adopted.

4. MOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions. Rule 24.1 applies.

5. GENERAL

A ball lying in the flower beds on the back of the 9th and 18th greens must be dropped. Rule 25.1b applies.

All Rules of Golf refer to the 31st Edition 2008 .

6. TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES

For temporary Local Rules please see Notice Board





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