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Golf dei Laghi local rules

The rules of the Club are subject to the "Game Rules" issued by the R & A of St. Andrews, adopted by the FIG, the Conditions of Competition 2013 of the Technical Regulations except for points:
 3) Specification of the ball and 10) Transport, supplemented by the following:



LOCAL RULES

IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-2)

- The signs of the layout of each hole (close to the Tee-off Areas)

- The tracks for the carts, the roads covered with asphalt (including lateral concrete gutters) or sleepers

- Sprinklers, covers for the wells and irrigation columns, the ball washer

- The grids for water drainage

- The directional arrows and support poles of the same fixed firmly in the ground

- The white/red stakes indicating the 150 and 100 meter marks to the center green

- The rock located between holes 10 and 15

- The small building to the left of the tee off for hole 10 and that between holes 10 and 11

- The electrical pylons (see notes)

- The clock to the side of the 10th hole

Anything that is not otherwise defined, is an integral part of the course.



NOTES ON RULES ISSUED BY R & A 2012-2015

TO STANDARDIZE THE PENALTIES AS A GUIDELINE GENERALLY INCLUDE ONE PENALTY STROKE FOR GAME ERRORS AND 2-STROKE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THE RULES, PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE MAIN CHANGES FROM THE R & A.



For the avoidance of doubt, for EQUITY and integration of reg. 4-1a NOTE, it is determined that the drive which is not before 1 January 1999 and is not included in the list of Compliant Drives nor in that of the Drive are NOT COMPLIANT.


To ensure compliance of the Drive please consult the list on the site: www.randa.org: We recommend the online consultation and not only on paper because the lists are constantly updated online.

Any drive transported by a player must have the head, identified by model and loft, mentioned on the current List of Compliant Drive Heads.

MOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-1)


- Stones in the bunkers (Appendix I)

- Chains and invitation sign posts.


GROUND UNDER REPAIR (ABNORMAL GROUND CONDITIONS) - Rule 25

- Blue pallets or white lines on the ground where they do not mark the Out of Bounds borders

- Erosion caused by water in bunkers (Rule 25-1 applies b ii)

- Tyre tracks (only if deeply marked)

- Cups at the base of recently planted trees, the sand accumulated at the base of the same

- Areas of the trail recently grassed and bound by pegs and ropes

- Any piles of compacted sand implying maintenance work 

- Interference with the hole made by burrowing animals: there is interference only with the position of the ball and not the swing or stance or the player

- The joints of the grass squares (NOT the same turf) on the path (App. Ie): NOT where the seam interferes with stance. If the ball lies in or touches the seam or the seam interferes with the area of the swing the player intends to carry out, you can work according to reg. 25-1. All seams within the grassed areas are considered as a single seam.

WRONG PUTTING GREEN (Rule 25-3)

To apply rule 25-3 (points a, b), the green of the hole in question also includes the collar surrounding the green.



STOP AT THE REFRESHMENT POINTS (Undue Delay Reg 6-7)

The stop at the refreshment bar (hole 9/10 of the stipulated round) is NOT a right, and can only be tolerated in the case in which this does not lead to a loss of distance from the game which precedes it. Players that at the end of the first 9 holes and who have lost distance from the team in front of them DO NOT have the right to stop. Players who lose distance as a result of the stop may be liable to penalty under Rule 6-7.

GOLF CAR
The use of golf cars is prohibited to JUNIORES players. Juniores players are allowed to have their  golf bag carried by other players on their cars.



ARTIFICIAL DEVICES (Rule 14-3 Note)

Player are permitted to acquire information about distances using a device which measures only the distance. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a device to measure distances that is designed to evaluate or measure other conditions that might affect his play (eg, changes in elevation, wind speed, temperature, etc. .... ) the player violates Rule 14-3, for which there is the penalty of disqualification, even if these additional features are not used.

EMBEDDED BALL
Rule 25.2 is extended to apply to the entire course.



ELECTRICAL WIRES

If a player hits the electrical wires of the power line with the ball, the player will then necessarily drop a ball as near as possible to the point where the original ball was played, without moving closer to  the hole being played, in accordance with rule 20.5. If the ball is not immediately recoverable the nit can be replaced with another ball.

NOTE: A shot following which a ball strikes the overhead cables that rise from the ground should not be replayed.

DELAYED DEPARTURES (Reg. 6-3)

Within 5 minutes: 

Match play - Loss of hole

Stroke play - two-stroke penalty

More than 5 minutes - disqualification

SIGNPOSTING

Stakes or white lines: Out of Bounds: (the car park, the facilities of the Club House / Restaurant, The Practice Green)

Stakes or yellow lines: Water Hazard front

Pickets or Red lines: Water Hazard Side

Pickets or blue lines: Land Repair



HOLE 4: please turn the sign to the left side of the fairway in near the OA to give the game following the opportunità to make their hit.

HOLE 15: Please ring the bell placed at the right side of the fairway, near the paved road before the green, to give the opportunity to those who have to play from the start to do so.



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The Practice Green located after the green of hole 2 and to the right of the start of the 3rd hole is defined as the area in which players can practice on any day of a match (reg. 33-2 c).



Please note that in games against-bogey, par and Stableford draw, the player with the lowest net score at a hole, has the honor of starting the next Area. (reg. 32-1).



If for necessity of the Sponsors advertising banners and / or posters are installed and are firmly anchored to plants or soil, these non permanent artifacts assume permanent status as Temporary Immovable Obstructions. Eventual supporting ropes are part of the temporary immovable obstructions. The interference occurs when: a) the ball lies in front of or so near the TIO that it interferes with the Stance or alters the intended swing / b) the ball lies in, on, under or behind the TIO  in such a way that any part of the TIO is interposed directly between the player's ball and the hole and is on the line of play; interference also exists if the ball lies within the distance of a stick from a point equivalent of the hole where the interposition exists. NOTE: the tie rods that support the TIO are an integral part of the same.

STOPPAGE OF PLAY (Appendix I)

Siren:
1 prolonged sound: STOP PLAYING IMMEDIATELY

3 consecutive short notes of the siren, repeated: BREAK GAME

2 short notes of the siren, repeated: RESUME GAME



RANK OF THE COMPETITION - COMPETITION CLOSED
When the final results of the competition will be exhibited, officializing  the outcome, the result will be considered officially proclaimed and the competition ended.



CASE CONCERNS: please note the possibility of invoking and follow the procedures in accordance with Rule 3-3.

A conventional round means 2 rounds of 9 holes (1 to 9 and 10 to 18).