QC9LGA CLUB RULES
Gimmee Putt – “conceding a putt” is defined as a putt inside the putter grip. If the ball touches the grip, putt again. Count one stroke for Gimmee Putt.
Desert Relief – “lost or unplayable ball in the desert” is defined by the point of relief where the ball left the golf course. Point of relief is NOT where your ball came to rest, but Back to where it left the course. Drop your ball within 2 club lengths. Count one stroke penalty for relief.
Out of Bounds – “ball goes past white stakes or enters homeowner’s property.” Point of relief is the spot where your ball left the course. A new ball may be dropped 2 club lengths from point of relief. Count one stroke penalty for relief.
Specific to the wash directly in front of tee box: if you land in the wash and call your ball unplayable, you can take relief with one penalty stroke and move your ball to topaz tee. Do Not tee it up (C9, RR4).
Specific to Q8: if your ball leads over the green, past yellow stakes, either in the water or on the rocks, determine point of relief where ball crossed into penalty area and take nearest point of relief for a good stance. Count one stroke penalty.
Specific to RR9: if your ball goes into the red penalty area around the green, determine point of relief where ball crossed into penalty area and take nearest point of relief for a good stance. Count one penalty stroke.
1. No provisional balls. New club rules eliminate this procedure.
2. If your ball lands in wash area on RR6, RR9 or Q4 you can call it unplayable and take back-on-the-line relief by moving your ball as far back as you want in line from where the ball landed and the flag. One penalty stroke.
3. When taking relief, make sure the relief area is no closer to the flag.
4. Drop areas are available on Q8 and RR4.
5. Maximum strokes per hole is 10. Pick up your ball. If counting putts is part of the game, move your ball to furthest point on green from flag.
6. Measure gimme puts by placing putter head on front edge of hole, lining up shaft perpendicular to edge of cup.
Revised April, 2019