Local Rules

ELM PARK – SCORE CARD  LOCAL RULES  (2019 updated)

1 OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 18.2)
   a) Outside the boundary of the course, or area defined by white stakes/lines
   b) The Clubhouse environs, greenkeeper’s compound, tennis courts, and car park
   c) Left of 3rd fairway and green as defined by white stakes/lines

2. PENALTY AREA (Rule 17)
   a) Red stakes / lines define Penalty Area
   b) Yellow stakes / lines define Penalty Area
   c) When both stakes and lines are used, the stakes identify the Penalty Area and the lines    
       define the margin of the Penalty Area

3. INTEGRAL PARTS OF THE COURSE (NO RELIEF)
    a) All non-tarmacadam paths, teeing area, internal walls,
        flower and shrubbery beds (except defined as GUR below)

4. GROUND UNDER REPAIR (Rule 16-1)
     a) Marked areas as defined by either (a) GUR sign (b) Blue Post or (c) areas surrounded by white lines
     Note: Play from GUR is prohibited—complete relief must be taken under rule 16-1

5. MOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 15)
    a) Rakes inside/outside bunkers, movable course signs, chains on paths and bridges,
        and metal protective wire surrounds

6. IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 16-1)
    a) Protective wire screens and stays, left of 2nd, 6th and 18th tee, wooden fencing on 5thtee
    b) All stakes, staked trees and ties, chain supports, tee marker posts and discs including fairway
        discs
    c) Sprinkler heads, manhole covers, drainage gullies, water hoses, lifebuoy and stands
    d) Tee markers, ball washers, seats, litter bins, drinking fountains, sand bag stands and sign posts
    e) On-course buildings, bell on 2nd hole
    f) All tarmacadam paths and associated timber kerbing, stone steps and aprons
    g) Honeycomb plastic mesh up to penalty edge. (No relief when mesh inside penalty area Rule 17-1b)
    h) Stonework on bridges up to Penalty Area (no relief where areas of bridge inside Penalty Area)

 

Penalty for Breach of Local Rule:
Stroke Play - Two Strokes;  Match Play - Loss of Hole

PLEASE – REPLACE DIVOTS /use sand - REPAIR PITCH MARKS - RAKE BUNKERS - AVOID SLOW PLAY
Additional Local Rules----Additional local or safety rules are displayed on the Course Information notice board in Sports Reception area. Please check same before commencing play.

 

IN THE EVENT OF EMERGENCY DEFIBRILLATOR IN CLUBHOUSE PHONE 01-2691741 or 01-2692650





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