Rules & Regulations

Local Rules
  • RCGA rules govern all play except where modified by local rules:
  • Out of Bounds - All white stakes and perimeter fencing
  • Water Hazard - Yellow stakes
  • Lateral Water Hazard - Red stakes
  • Staked Trees - Green stakes: Free drop - from the nearest point of relief, within one club length of where it lies, no closer to the hole, no penalty
  • Screens on Hole 12 and All Fences: They are objects defining out-of-bounds, therefore there is no relief from these structures
  • Water Hazard Hole Four: If the ball is lost in the hazard, the player may, under penalty of one stroke, play another ball from either the
    • spot the original ball was played, or
    • designated drop area - follow signage to that area

Golf Course Regulations
  • Golfers must vacate the course at the sound of storm warning air horn
  • Faster groups must play through
  • Power carts must be kept 30 feet from greens and drivers must obey all directional signs and ropes
  • Each golfer must have own clubs
  • Golf professional staff have authority for flow of play
  • People stopping for lunch or snacks between nines lose priority on the tenth tee
  • No one may start on the tenth tee without permission from the Pro Shop
  • Disks in the centre of the fairway mark the distance
  • Dress code and soft spikes are in effect
  • For safety reasons, non golfing children under the age of twelve are not permitted on the playing area of the golf course
For additional information call the Pro Shop at (780) 672-2691.