If a player deems his/her ball unplayable, he/she shall, under penalty of one stroke:
- Play the ball as near as possible at the spot from which the original ball was last played.
- Drop a ball within two club lengths of the spot where the ball lay, not nearer the hole.
- Drop a ball behind the point where the ball lay, keeping that point directly between the hole and the spot on which the ball is dropped, with no limit to how far behind that point the ball may be dropped.
Where a player is entitled to a free drop the ball may be dropped within one club length from the nearest point of relief.
Breach of above rules may lead to suspension.
White stakes define Out of Bounds
Yellow stakes define Water Hazards
Red stakes define Lateral Water Hazards
Men's Rules of Competition 2011
Regarding men's competitions held in Dunmore East Golf Club the following should be noted:
- To be eligible for any prize, membership must be paid to date.
- To be eligible for President's Prize, a competitor must have submit ed three cards from previous 18 Hole competitions held in the club in the previous twelve months up to the 9th May 2011.
- To be eligible for Captain's Prize, a competitor must have submit ed three cards from previous 18 Hole competitions held in the club during 2011.
- It is the responsibility of each member to maintain his own handicap. (See Rule 13 of the Standard Scratch Score and Handicapping Scheme) i.e. to adjust his handicap immediately and to inform the handicap Secretary accordingly.
- There is a Club rule that competitors return their card at the end of every 18 Hole Competition (a player who fails to return his card is ineligible for the next 18 Hole competition)
- Any changes made on the scorecard must be initialed by the marker.
- To be eligible for selection to represent the club in GUI team competitions (i.e. Jimmy Bruen etc.) during 2009, four cards from GUI recognised competitions played in the previous twelve months up to 01/11/09 are required to be returned to the club.
- If a member puts his name on a time-sheet for a competition, it is expected that he will be present at the al ot ed time. As a courtesy to fel ow members, please give ample notice if you cannot at end. (Failure to at end may lead to disqualification from next competition)
- In a sponsored competition, a member who has won a prize must at end the prize giving to col ect his prize. Please note that the onus is on the competitor to check if he has won a prize the club should not have to contact him. Under special circumstances he may nominate a club member to col ect his prize (not a commit ee member).
- Before the competition, please check the notice board in the clubhouse reception for any new information or local rules.
- Please check in at clubhouse reception at least 15 minutes before your tee time. Also always check into clubhouse reception prior to commencing any round of golf.
- BEFORE PLAY
(a) Competitors must enter names in book.
(b) Entry fee must be paid.
- Five day member is not eligible to win first prize in any singles club competition.
- To maintain your handicap a member must have submit ed three cards from 18 Hole competitions held in the club during 2010.
Ladies Rules of Competition 2011
Regarding ladies competitions held in Dunmore East Golf Club the following should be noted:
- The decision of the Committee in relation to any mater arising in regard to the competition shall be final.
- 6 Players constitute a competition.
- BEFORE PLAY Competitors must enter names in book.
- BEFORE PLAY Entry fee must be paid.
- Cards must be completed correctly i.e. name, date, handicap, player's signature, marker's signature etc.
- As each member is responsible for her own handicap, please ensure correct handicap is on card.
- Only paid up members are entitled to win a prize. An associate or student member paying a reduced fee is not entitled to win first prize in any major competition.
- Please use player's name (not Partner's) when completing time sheet. Please inform your marker(s) and opponents of any alteration or cancellation on time sheet.
- Always go into Clubhouse before playing, as local rules may change form day to day and these wil be posted in Clubhouse.
- Agreement to waive rules, incurs a penalty of disqualification of both players.
- Your handicap is your responsibility. It is up to each player to ensure that she plays off correct handicap. Penalty: Disqualification from competition.
Cleaning Ball : A ball may not be cleaned unless it is on the green. It can then be marked and lifted. It cannot be cleaned at any other time unless local rules permit cleaning & placing as in winter golf etc.
Always rake bunkers after you. Replace divots and repair pitch marks.
Slow Play: When going on the green, leave your caddy car at the side of green nearest the next tee as this speeds up play. Player who has the honour on the tee should drive before marking the card.
Eligibility for Major Prizes: To be eligible to win any of the 4 major prizes (closed competitions) i.e. Lady Captain's Prize, Lady President's Prize, Captain's Prize to the Ladies
or President's Prize to the Ladies, you must be a full member of the club for 12 calendar months and must have submit ed 3 cards from Ladies 18 hole competitions on this course.
Five Day Members: Five Day members may play in any of the weekend major competitions if they pay green fees and the entry fee for the competition, but they are not eligible to win any prize.
Golfer of the Year: There are 20 Golfer of the Year Competitions. To be eligible to win you must play in a minimum of 10 Golfer of the Year Competitions.
ILGU Silver & Bronze Medal Competitions: To be eligible to win you must play in each of the monthly medal competitions