Thurles Golf Club – Local Rules

 

OUT OF BOUNDS

a)      Beyond any boundary wall or fence of the course, except on the ninth hole where the lateral water hazard extends to infinity;

b)      Inside clubhouse enclosure and yard;

c)      Any part of the first nine when playing the second nine, and vice-versa;

d)     On or over path at rear of eighteenth green;

e)      In or over cuttings at left of fourteenth fairway

 

MOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS

– Stones in bunkers; rakes; marker posts.

 

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS

– (relief without penalty per Rule 24-2).

Gravel paths; tee display signs; fixed sprinkler heads; yardage discs; wooden steps; drain grids; chain railings on entrances/exits to bridges.

Bridges: If a ball lies on a bridge it must be played as it lies or dropped under penalty (Rule 26.1)

 

Staked Trees

relief must be taken from staked trees; if such a tree or its supports interferes with a player’s stance or area of intended swing. The player must lift and drop his ball, not nearer the hole, within one club length of the point of relief.

 

WATER HAZARDS

(Rule 26-1): All areas defined by yellow posts.

 

LATERAL WATER HAZARDS

(Rule 26-1): All areas defined by red posts.

On the eight hole, if it is not possible to take a penalty drop within two club lengths from the margin of the hazard, the Drop Zone may be used.

 

GROUND UNDER REPAIR

(Rule 25-1B); Marked “G.U.R” or by white lines.

 

ETIQUETTE

Avoid slow play;

Repair pitch marks;

Replace and press down divots;

Rake bunkers – leave rake in bunker.

Blue Flags

Back of Green

Distance Markers to Centre of Green:

Red Flags

Middle of Green

Blue 200 yards

White 150 yards

Yellow 100 yards

Yellow Flags

Front of Green