Local Rules

The Heath Golf Club's Local Rules

1)     Out of Bounds

a)    On or over the county roads, the fencing surrounding the clubhouse, clubhouse enclosure, car park, putting green, the fencing surrounding the football pitches: 

b)   On or over the line of white stakes surrounding the driving range, to the right of the 3rd, 13th and 14th holes: 

c)      On or over the line of white stakes to the right of the 18th hole; Rule 18.2

 2)     Immovable obstructions

Sprinkler heads, manhole covers, fixed seats, distance markers, sweeping markers, fixed tee markers, direction
signs, staked trees, if any of the foregoing interferes with the players intended stance or area of intended swing relief may be taken as per Rule 16.1.

3)     Integral Objects 

All buildings, ruins, sheds roadways and paths are integral objects; Rule 19 may apply. 

4)     General Area

A ball lying in a wheel or hoof mark; in animal droppings or on a sheep path in the general area is deemed to be in Ground under Repair and relief may be taken as per Rule 16.1.

5)     Penalty Areas

The ponds at the 5th and 18th holes are penalty areas and defined by red stakes Rule 17.1

Please NOTE: Additional Local Rules may be posted from time to time on the Club Notice Board and on the website.

Penalty for Breach of Local Rule 

Match Play - loss of hole, Stroke play - general penalty (2
shots)

To download the R & A Rules of  Golf click here

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