TEMPORARY LOCAL RULES
From October 1st 2021 the following temporary local rule is in force:
When a player’s ball lies in a part of the general area cut to fairway height or less, the player
may take free relief once by placing the original ball or another ball in and playing it from this
● Reference Point: Spot of the original ball.
● Size of Relief Area Measured from Reference Point: 15 cm (the width of a scorecard)
from the reference point, but with these limits:
● Limits on Location of Relief Area:
Must not be nearer the hole than the reference point, and
Must be in the general area.
In proceeding under this Local Rule, the player must choose a spot to place the ball and use
the procedures for replacing a ball under Rules 14.2b(2) and 14.2e .
Penalty for Playing Ball from a Wrong Place in Breach of Local Rule: General Penalty Under
Rule 14.7a .