Local Rules

Out of Bounds: A ball is out of bounds if it lies

  • Inside the barbed wire and outside the perimeter boundary in various parts of the course.
  • The area beyond the fence left of 1st fairway near practice putting green and extending to the boundary wall marked with white lines / stakes & the tennis court adjacent to the 4th Tee.
  • The machinery sheds and its extension marked with white line / stakes left of the 10th fairway.
  • The tee lawn, i.e. the area enclosed by the low wall on the left of the 18th green.
  • The maintenance shed area and its extension marked with white line / stakes on the left of 9th fairway.

Water Hazards

  • Defined by yellow posts / lines.

Lateral Water Hazards

  • Defined by red posts / lines.

Obstruction

  • Any seat, screen, tree guard, tube well, pump, hydrant, concrete structure, shamiana, marker, post, angle iron pillar, culvert, bridge or building is an immovable obstruction and Rule 24(2) applies.
  • All paved roads or paths with red surkhi are obstructions and Rule 24(2) applies.

Integral part of the Course

  • All tracks and paths within the perimeter of the course (other than described above under point “B” of obstruction) are an integral part of the course and are not obstruction. The ball must be played as it lies or declared unplayable (Rule28).
  • Additional Relief for a Ball Lost or Out of Bounds instead of Stroke and Distance For a Ball Out of Bounds or Lost outside a Penalty Area, the player may drop another ball within two club-lengths of the spot on the fairway that is nearest to (1) the point where the ball crossed the OB margin or (2) the point where the ball is estimated to have come to rest, AND not nearer to the hole, at a penalty of two strokes. If a drop zone is available, the drop zone may be used as drop area.

Dropping Zones

  • Hole 6 : Penalty drop from red penalty area to the left of 6th green.
  • Hole 7: Penalty drop (2 strokes) for a ball OB behind 7th green.
  • Hole 8: Penalty drop from red penalty area to the left of 8th green.
  • Hole 9: Penalty drop (2 strokes) for a ball OB behind 9th green.
  • Hole 9: Left of fairway near boundary wall. For a free drop from the cart path.
  • Hole 12: Penalty drop from red penalty area behind the 12th green.
  • Hole 15: For a free drop from cart path behind green (R16.1) or for a penalty drop (2 strokes) for a Ball OB. Nearest DZ to be used.