Colvend Golf Club

Local Rules

Out of Bounds (Rule 27)

(a) Beyond any white stakes of lines, fence, wall, road or stream bordering the course

(b) The Clubhouse including stone feature at the 18th and tractor shed areas as defined by white stakes or lines

(c) Marked areas to the left of the 10th and 17th fairways

Integral parts of the course

All walls, stiles, stones and safety netting are integral parts of the course. The ball must be played as it lies or declared unplayable (Rule 28)

Immoveable obstructions

The water tank on the right of the first fairway, the stone shelter behind the 3rd green, the drain cover between the 9th & 11th fairways, and the lookout steps on the 11th tee should be treated as immoveable obstructions (Rule 24.2)

Moveable obstructions

Stones in bunkers are moveable obstructions (Rule 24.1)

Paths, roads & bridges

All paths and roads within the course are a free lift and drop (Rule 24.2b).  Any ball coming to rest on any bridge over water must be played as it lies or declared unplayable (Rule 28)

Ground under repair

(a) Tractor marks anywhere on the course

(b) Areas marked as greenkeeper’s workings


Protection of young trees identified by stakes: if such a tree interferes with the player’s stance or area of intended swing, the ball must be lifted and dropped in accordance with Rule 24b.

Water Hazards (Rule 26)

(a) The ditches and ponds on the left and right of the 12th, 13th and 14th fairways which are marked with red stakes are lateral water hazards

(b) Those parts of the stream on the left and in front of the 18th green, and all ditches and streams marked with yellow stakes are water hazards.