New Golf Rules 2019.
As of the the 1st of January 2019 new amended rules have been introduced.New rules books are available in Club House.The following are 21 new rules our Facebook page is also been updated.1. Search Time. Reduced from 5minutes to 3 minutes.2. Ball Moved During Search. Replace No Penalty.3. Embedded Ball. Free Relief Anywhere Through The Course.4. Measuring a Drop. Use Longest Club (Except Putter).5. Dropping. Drop From Knee Height Rather Than Shoulder.. Taking Stance On Wrong Green is Not Permitted.7. Ball Unintentionally Hits Player Or Equipment .. No Penalty.8. Double Hit.. Not Penalty Now Only Counts As The 1st Stroke.9. Touching Sand In Bunker Incidentally Is Permitted.10. Loose Impediments Can Be Removed Anywhere Including Hazards.11. Dropping A Ball Out Of Bunker 2 Penalty Strokes.12. Water Hazards. Now Called Penalty Areas.13. Touching Ground In Penalty Area No Penalty.14.Ball Moves On Green After Being Marked.. Replace Without Penalty.15. Ball Accidentally Moved On Putting Green.. Replace No Penalty.16. All Damage To Green Can Now Be Repaired.17. Positioning A Club For Alignment Is Not Permitted..18. Caddie Assisting With Alignment Is Now Not Permitted.19. Putting With Flag Stick In Hole Is Now Permitted.20. Ball Wedged Against Flag Stick And Side Of Hole Is Deemed As Holed.21. Ball Accidentally Moved During Search.Under Rule 7.4, if a player accidentally moves his or her ball while searching for it:The player will get no penalty for causing it to move, and The ball will always be replaced; if the exact spot is not known, the player will replace the ball on the estimated original spot (including on, under or against any attached natural or man-made objects which the ball had been at rest under or against).