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LOCAL RULES & COURSE MARKINGS SouthShore Country Club

LOCAL RULES

Play is governed by the USGA Rules of Golf, and where applicable by the following Local Rules, Conditions and Definitions:

OUT OF BOUNDS:

Defined by white stakes, fences, cart paths and roads. A ball lying right of the cart path on holes #1, #9, #11, #12, #15, #16, #18 is OB. A ball lying left of the cart path on holes #6, #8 is OB.

PENALTY AREAS:

Defined by Red Stakes and Lines of Yellow Stakes and Lines.

GROUND UNDER REPAIR:

Defined by areas circled with white lines.

LATE TO TEE:

All players must start at the time established by the committee. If a player arrives at the first tee, ready to play, within five minutes after his/her starting time, he/she may begin play and catch up to the group with a penalty of two strokes at the first hole. After 5 minutes, a player is disqualified from competition.

STONES IN THE BUNKERS:

Are Considered movable obstructions.

Penalty Areas:

Defined by yellow lines and designated by yellow stakes. The lines are in the penalty area Defined by red lines and designated by red stakes. The lines are in the penalty area.

EMBEDDED BALL RULE 16.3:

Embedded ball rule is in effect in the general playing area (fairway and roughs) if it is embedded in its own pitch mark.

CONCRETE GOLF CART PATHS:

"Concrete golf cart paths are considered immovable obstructions. You may obtain free relief, nearest point no closer to the hole.

DIRT GOLF CART PATHS:

The dirt cart paths on hole #2, #17 & #18 are considered integral parts of the course. The ball must be played as it lies.

DROP AREAS:

Optional "DROP ZONES" are located on holes #4, #8, #14, #16. If your ball is hit into the penalty areas on these holes, you may proceed to the drop areas at the marked locations.

FIXED SPRINKLERS:

"If your ball lies off the putting green and a fixed sprinkler is within two club lengths of the putting green and your ball is within two club lengths to the fixed sprinkler, you may: Lift the ball and drop at the nearest point to where the ball lay which (A) not nearer to the hole, (B) avoids such interference and (C) is not in a hazard or on the putting green. The ball may be cleaned when lifted."

SODDED GRASS AREAS:

You may obtain free relief from any NEWLY Sodded Grass Areas if it interferes with your stance or swing. Nearest point of relief no closer to hole.

RESULTS OF THE COMPETITION:

When all scores have been posted on the Official Scoreboard and approved by the Tournament Committee, the result of the competition shall be deemed to have been officially announced.

GOLF COURSE MARKINGS

Out of Bounds defined by white stakes, fences, cart paths and roads.

Penalty Areas defined by RED stakes and lines of YELLOW stakes and lines

Ground Under Repair defined by areas circled with white lines.

#1 - OB right of cart path and includes behind the green.

#2 - OB left residential fences and white stakes, OB right residential fence.

#3 - OB left and right on hole by residential fences. Penalty area left of green (RED).

#4 - Penalty area in front of green (YELLOW). Drop area on forward tee.

#5 - OB left and right on hole by residential fences.

#6 - OB left of cart path and right be residential fences. Penalty area right of hole (RED).

#7 - OB left and right on hole by residential fences and behind green on street.

#8 - OB left of cart path and right by street. Penalty area right (YELLOW). Drop area on forward tee.

#9 - OB right of cart path.

#10 - OB left residential fence and right of hole by street.

#11 - OB right of cart path through the entire hole and behind the green. Penalty area left of green (RED)

#12 - OB right of cart path.

#13 - OB left by street, Penalty are behind green (RED).

#14 - Penalty area in front of green (YELLOW). Drop area on forward tee.

#15 - OB right of cart path through the entire hole. Penalty area left of hole (RED). Penalty area in front of tee (YELLOW)

#16 - OB right of cart path through the entire hole. Penalty area in front of tee (YELLOW). Drop area on forward tee.

#17 - NO OB left and right on this hole. OB behind green by residential fence. Penalty area in front of tee (YELLOW).

#18 - OB left and right of this hole in desert and behind green.

If you have any questions, please see your PGA Professional staff.

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