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LOCAL RULES: QUINTA DA RIA COURSE

 

         Free relief may be taken from all artificial obstructions except those defining out-of-bounds or those in all water hazards (Rule 24-2).

 

         Areas identified by blue stakes or blue lines are Ground Under Repair and free relief may be taken from such areas as well as from individual staked trees in accordance with Rule 24-2.

 

         Distance Measuring Devices are permitted.

 

         If there is doubt whether a ball is in or is lost in the water hazards on the 10th and 14th holes the player may play a provisional ball in accordance with the procedures in Rule 27-2(i and ii).

 

         If a ball strikes the well on the 7th fairway the stroke is cancelled and the player must play a ball as nearly as possible at the spot from which the original ball was played in accordance with Rule 20-5.

 

         A ball that is embedded in the rough may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty, within a card length of its original position, not nearer the hole.

 

 

LOCAL RULES: QUINTA DE CIMA COURSE

 

         Free relief may be taken from all artificial obstructions except those defining out-of-bounds or those in all water hazards (Rule 24-2).

 

         Areas identified by blue stakes or blue lines are Ground Under Repair and free relief may be taken from such areas as well as from individual staked trees in accordance with Rule 24-2.

 

         If there is doubt whether a ball is in or is lost in the water hazards on the 13th and 16th holes the player may play a provisional ball in accordance with the procedures in Rule 27-2(I and ii).

 

         A ball that is embedded in the rough may be lifted, cleaned and dropped, without penalty, within a card length of its original position, not nearer the hole.

 

         Distance Measuring Devices are permitted.

 

 

Penalty for breach of a Local Rule

Matchplay - Loss of hole -  Strokeplay - 2 strokes

 

APPROVED BY THE BOARD JANUARY 2018