Winter Rules 2022


1st October 2022 to 30th April 2023
‘Preferred Lies’ Winter Rules

When a player's ball lies in a part of the general area cut to fairway height or less, the player may take free relief once by placing the original ball or another ball in and playing it from this relief area:

Reference Point: Spot of the original ball.
Size of Relief Area Measured from Reference point: 6 inches from the reference point, but with these limits:

Limits on Location of Relief Area:
Must not be nearer the hole that the reference point, and must be in the general area.

In proceeding under this Local Rule the player must choose a spot to place the ball and use the procedures for replacing a ball under Rules 14.2b(2) and 14.2e.

Penalty for Playing Ball from a Wrong Place in Breach of Local Rule:

General Penalty: (Loss of hole in match player two penalty strokes in stroke play). Under Rule 14.7a.

Tyre Marks:
Tyre tracks within the general area should be treated as ground under repair. The player may take relief under 16.1b. Interference does not exist if the tyre mark only interferes with the players swing or stance.

Handicap & Competition Committee 1st October 2022

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