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Rules: By Course

Updated March 8, 2016
Country Club

#4 – Sod farm, right of the cart path, is GROUND UNDER REPAIR. You are allowed a free drop, one club length at nearest point of relief, no nearer the hole. USGA Rule 25.

Dogwood Hills

#13 – Cement bridge and cement spillway are part of water hazard; see USGA Rule 26-1 on relief options.

#18 – Out of bounds – to the left and behind the green beyond the cart path (clubhouse property). Play a provisional ball. USGA Rule 27.


#8 – If the ditch 80 yards or so in front of the tee has water in it, play as casual water and drop behind ditch, no penalty.

#12 – If the ball comes to rest on the cart path, it may be played from the drop area; no penalty.

#2 and #13 – The new protective barriers at the edge of hazards are immovable obstructions. USGA Rule 24.

#18 – The drop area is for water hazard only (yellow stakes). Does not include lateral hazard (red stakes).

Drop Areas have been designated at the following courses.

Country Club – Holes 11 and 14
Berksdale – Hole #18 (formerly #9) and Hole #4 (formerly #18)
Dogwood Hills – Hole 18
Scotsdale – Holes 12 and 18.

New yardage markers on all courses MAY be played as temporary immovable obstructions. See USGA Appendix 1, p. 131-132.

As an additional alternative, if ball lies in a hazard, you may (not must) elect to hit from the drop area, adding a one-stroke penalty. USGA Appendix 1a #6 Dropping Zone on page 122.