TEMPORARY LOCAL RULE PREFERRED LIES Commencing Friday 11th October until further notice.

A BALL LYING ON A CLOSELY MOWN AREA IN THE GENERAL AREA MAY BE LIFTED WITHOUT PENALTY AND CLEANED. BEFORE LIFTING THE BALL, THE PLAYER MUST MARK ITS POSITION. HAVING LIFTED THE BALL HE/SHE MUST PLACE IT ON A SPOT WITHIN 6 INCHES OF AND NOT NEARER THE HOLE THAN WHERE IT ORIGINALLY LAY, THAT IS NOT IN A HAZARD AND NOT ON A PUTTING GREEN. A PLAYER MAY PLACE HIS BALL ONLY ONCE AND IT IS IN PLAY WHEN IT HAS BEEN PLACED. THE “CLOSELY MOWN AREA” SHALL INCLUDE: (a) ANY AREA OF THE COURSE CUT TO FAIRWAY HEIGHT OR LESS. (b) THE CLOSELY MOWN SURROUNDS OF ALL GREENS. (c) AREAS WITHIN A GREEN LINE NOTE: IN CASES OF DOUBT, THE BALL SHALL BE PLAYED AS IT LIES.

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