Rules of Golf

Rules Changes 2016 A Summary of some of the recently introduced changes. Among the most significant of the changes in the 2016 edition of the Rules are the following: Withdrawal of Rule on Ball Moving After Address - Rule 18-2b (Ball Moving After Address) has been withdrawn. This means that if a ball at rest [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Rules of Golf

New Turf

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.

By | March 26th, 2016|Course, Local Rules|Comments Off on New Turf

Greenkeeper’s Works at 15th Hole

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.

By | March 9th, 2016|Course, Local Rules|Comments Off on Greenkeeper’s Works at 15th Hole

Out of Bounds

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

By | March 11th, 2015|Local Rules, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Out of Bounds


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 ) [...]

By | May 11th, 2014|Local Rules, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on MEASURING DEVICES