Local Rule Change – 18 August 2017

Local Rule Relief from Embedded Ball Due to recent heavy rain and until further notice :- Rule 25-2 "Through the green, a ball that is embedded in its own pitch-mark in the ground may be lifted, without penalty, cleaned and dropped as near as possible to where it lay but not nearer the hole. The [...]

By | 2017-08-18T21:10:33+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Course, Local Rules, Match and Handicap, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Local Rule Change – 18 August 2017

Ready Golf

‘Ready Golf’ is a term used to indicate that golfers should play when they are ready to do so, rather than strictly adhere to ‘the farthest from the hole plays first’ stipulation in the Rules of Golf. ‘Ready Golf’ is appropriate for stroke play formats and includes a number of actions that separately and collectively [...]

By | 2017-04-30T08:07:15+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Gents, Juniors, Ladies, Match and Handicap, Members, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Ready Golf

7th Green and Surrounds

7th GREEN AND SURROUNDS Following a prolonged spell of poor weather we have decided to introduce a local rule to allow players to receive relief from the following:- a) The area marked blue at the back left of the green. b) The area marked blue on the green. a) A ball coming to rest in [...]

By | 2017-01-11T19:30:27+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Rules of Golf|Comments Off on 7th Green and Surrounds

Rules of Golf

Rules Changes 2016 A Summary of some of the recently introduced changes. Among the most significant of the changes in the 2016 edition of the Rules are the following: Withdrawal of Rule on Ball Moving After Address - Rule 18-2b (Ball Moving After Address) has been withdrawn. This means that if a ball at rest [...]

By | 2017-01-11T19:37:45+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Rules of Golf

Out of Bounds

OUT OF BOUNDS (RULE 27) 4th and 5th Holes A ball is out of bounds if it lies beyond the line of posts marked white to the left hand side of the 4th and 5th holes. Match Secretary

By | 2017-01-11T19:14:17+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Local Rules, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on Out of Bounds


In all competitions at Lenzie Golf Club a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance - measuring device that is designed to gauge or measure other conditions that might affect their play (e.g. gradient, wind speed, temperature, etc ) [...]

By | 2017-01-11T19:08:12+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Local Rules, Rules of Golf|Comments Off on MEASURING DEVICES