Preferred Lies On This will be on display at the clubhouse when conditions require it
Temporary Local Rule
With effect from Thursday 15 October 2009
A ball lying on any �closely mown area�* through the green may, without penalty, be moved or may be lifted, cleaned and placed within six inches (150mm) of where it originally lay, but not nearer the hole and not in a hazard or on a putting green. A player may move or place the ball once and after the ball has been so moved or placed it is in play.
the green, a ball embedded in its own pitch-mark in the ground, other than
sand, may be lifted without penalty, cleaned and dropped as near as possible
to where it lay but not nearer the hole. The ball, when dropped, must first strike a part of the course
through the green.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULE Match-play: Loss of Hole Stroke-play: 2 Strokes
Notes: �Closely mown area� means any area of
the course, including paths through the rough, cut to fairway height or
�Through the Green� is the whole area of the course
except (a) the teeing ground and putting green of the hole being played and
(b) all hazards on the course.
This rule applies only whilst this notice is displayed