a. Beyond all walls and fences bounding the course.
b. On the car park and practise areas beyond the white stakes.
c. The area defined by the white stakes to the left of the path leading to the 1st tee.
d. Other out of bounds areas are defined by white stakes.
2. Penalty Areas.
Lateral penalty areas are defined on the course by red stakes. Water penalty areas are defined on the course by yellow stakes. Penalty stroke under 17.1 d applies.
All artificial surfaced paths and stone covered drains are deemed immoveable obstructions. Benches, tee markers, shelters, marker posts, bells, fairway distance markers, waste receptacles and irrigation covers are deemed immoveable obstructions.
The stone supporting structures at the 1st/10th, 4th/13th, 7th and 16th tees are deemed immoveable obstructions. Rule 16.1 applies to immoveable obstructions.
4. Fixed Sprinkler Heads.
All fixed sprinkler heads are immoveable objects and relief from interference may be obtained under Rule 16.1. In addition, if such an interference is, on or within 2 club lengths of the putting green of the hole being played and interferes with the line of play between the ball and the hole then the player may obtain relief without penalty as follows, If the ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and within 2 club lengths of the intervening obstruction it can be lifted, cleaned and dropped at the nearest point to which the ball lay, which is (i) within one club length, (ii) not nearer the hole, (iii) avoids such interference and (iv) is not on the putting green.
5. Integral Parts of the Course.
All walls and fences defining the limits of the course. The raised grass banks internal to the course.
6. No Play Zones.
If the ball is in an all white marked area defining ground under repair or in an area marked as ground under repair or affected by abnormal course conditions or your ball is outside such an area or conditions but the area or conditions interfere with your stance or intended swing you must take relief under Rule 16.
7. Protected Trees.
Such trees are staked and if such a tree interferes with the player’s stance or the area of intended swing then the ball must be lifted but not cleaned and dropped in accordance with the provisions of Rule 16.1.
8. Suspension of Play.
In relation to Rule 5.7 suspension of play is indicated by numerous short klaxon blasts and abandonment by continuous blasts.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULES 4,5 and 6.
In Match Play, loss of hole and in stroke play, 2 strokes.