Ipswich Golf Club
Idyllic Ipswich – classic heathland haven & connoisseurs' choice in Suffolk
Tue March 11 2014
OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27)
A ball is out of bounds if it lies:
(a) Beyond any fence or hedge bounding the course.
(b) Beyond white posts, including those at the 1st, 17th and 18th holes.
WATER HAZARDS (Rule 26)
(a) Water hazards are defined by yellow posts.
(b) Lateral water hazards are defined by red posts.
ROADS AND PATHS
All roads, paths and tracks, including rubber matting, are integral parts of the course. The ball must be played as it lies or declared unplayable (Rule 28).
STONES IN BUNKERS
Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions (Rule 24-1).
IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS CLOSE TO PUTTING GREEN
The specimen local rule in the Rules of Golf booklet is in effect – see pages 130/131.
PROTECTION OF YOUNG TREES
(a) If a young tree identified by a stake or guard interferes with a player’s stance or the area of the intended swing, the ball must be lifted, without penalty, and dropped in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Rule 24-2b (Immovable Obstruction).
(b) Fenced plantations are G.U.R. from which play is prohibited and relief must be taken (Rule 25-1).
For all play at this course, a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. The specimen local rule in the Rules of Golf booklet is in effect – see page 136.
PENALTY FOR BREACH OF LOCAL RULE: Match Play – Loss of hole
Stroke Play – Two strokes
BELL ON 4th HOLE
For safety reasons it is essential that approach shots are not played to the green until the bell has been sounded to indicate that the green is clear. For this system of warning to work it is equally important to remember to sound the bell when clearing the green.
MARKER POSTS DENOTE 150 YARDS TO THE CENTRE OF THE GREEN
EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS
Clubhouse Tel: 01473 728941
Golf Shop Tel: 01743 724017
Location: IP3 8UQ
Ipswich Golf Club, Purdis Heath, Bucklesham Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UQ
Telephone: 01473 728941 / Pro Shop: 01473 724017 - Email us