Boundaries (Rule 27)

The course is bounded by the edge of the riverbank at the 7th, 8th, 9th and 16th holes and by fences at the 5th, 12th and 13th holes. (The river edge marks out of bounds at the 7th, 8th, 9th and 16th holes). The 17th hole is bounded by the edge of the riverbank and where defined, by fence posts and markers. The concrete areas and ditches fronting the Clubhouse and the practice ground, including the surrounding ditch, are all out of bounds, as are the boundary ditches. Out of bounds is determined by the nearest inside points at ground level of any stakes or fence posts. A ball is out of bounds when the whole of the ball lies outside the inside line of the posts.

Immovable Obstructions (Rule 24-2)

All fixed sprinkler heads; stakes or protected trees; ball washers; benches; litter bins; drinking fountains; yardage discs; steps.

Movable Obstructions (Rule 24-1)

Stones in bunkers are movable obstructions.

Integral Parts of the Course (Rule 24-1)

A ball lying on the path at the 5th and 12th holes may be lifted and dropped within one club-length at the nearest point of relief without penalty.

Ground Under Repair (Rule 25-1b)

Area marked as GUR or ringed by white lines is Ground Under Repair. If a ball lies in these areas or if they interfere with Any a player’s stance or the area of their intended swing, relief must be taken. Wheel marks made by greenkeeping equipment are ground under repair.

Distance Measuring Devices (Rule 14-3)

For all play on the course, a player may obtain distance information using a device that measures DISTANCE only.
If a device that can also gauge or measure other conditions that may affect his play (gradient, wind speed, temperature etc) the player is in breach of Rule 14-3 for which the penalty is disqualification, regardless whether any such features have actually been used.
Any other temporary Local Rules are defined on the Notice Board within the Clubhouse

Trolleys and Buggies

Trolleys and Buggies must not be taken closer than 5 yards from greens, between greenside bunkers, or on to the tees.

Toilet Code


Winter Rules (Rule 33-8) Local Rules

Any ball landing on a fairway must either be:
a) Lifted and placed on a fairway mat (available from the Pro Shop) or b) Lifted and placed in the rough at the nearest point of relief.

Shots from the fairway are permitted in the area between the yellow line and the green.

During winter months if your ball lands in a bunker, you may lift, rake and place the ball as close as possible to its original position.

Balls in the rough can be lifted, cleaned and dropped to within 6" of where the ball has landed, but not nearer the hole.

All players must tee off from the winter tee mats.

Local Rules