Local Rule – Planted Area by the Side of the 18th Tee

If your ball comes to lie on this area, or your stance means that you will be standing on this area, or your swing will touch this area or plants, then you will have to take a mandatory free drop into the designated drop zone.

This also applies if your swing means that you will touch the wooden sleepers that are the boundary of the 18th tee

This local rule applies to this area only, it does not apply for incidences when your ball and stance would be on the path and your swing does not touch the areas mentioned previously, in these circumstances you may proceed to play your ball as it lies or to take a free drop at the nearest point of relief, no nearer the hole

Penalty for breach of local rule: Matchplay – Loss of Hole; Strokeplay 2 strokes.