Local Rule Relief from Embedded Ball Due to recent heavy rain and until further notice :- Rule 25-2 "Through the green, a ball that is embedded in its own pitch-mark in the ground may be lifted, without penalty, cleaned and dropped as near as possible to where it lay but not nearer the hole. The [...]
From January 1st 2017 the R&A are encouraging Golf Clubs to introduce a New Local Rule. LocalRuleChangeinfographic
Spring 2016 Relief from Areas of New Turf Any area of ground with new turf is ground under repair from which play is prohibited. If a player's ball lies in the area, or it interferes with the player's stance or the area of his intended swing, the player must take relief under Rule 25-1.
GREENKEEPER'S WORKS AT 15th HOLE Until further notice, a ball coming to rest in the area of work behind the 15th green must be lifted and taken to the nearest drop zone. The player may place the ball on the mat.
OUT OF BOUNDS (RULE 27) 4th and 5th Holes A ball is out of bounds if it lies beyond the line of posts marked white to the left hand side of the 4th and 5th holes. Match Secretary
In all competitions at Lenzie Golf Club a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance - measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect their play (e.g. gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc ) [...]