• Margins are defined by yellow or red stakes/lines. 2. DROP AREAS:
• Quail #8 – left of cart path in front of Copper/Topaz tees.
- OUT OF BOUNDS:
- Margins defined by white stakes or walls and borders indicating private property.
- COURSE REGULATIONS PROHIBIT RETRIEVING GOLF BALLS FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY.
- The Grill, Pro Shop, Wedding facility, and all paved areas beyond Coyote #9 green are out of bounds.
- PREPARED ROCK:
• An area of rock closely arranged for a functional purpose (e.g., drainage or erosion control) or for decoration is an obstruction.
• Areas to the right on Coyote #3 and Coyote #8 are waste areas – not bunkers. Stones in the bunkers are loose impediments.
6. RELIEF FROM TREE WELLS:
• If the tree well of a tree tagged with a green ribbon interferes with the players stance or area of intended swing, the player may take relief without penalty and drop at the nearest point of relief that provides complete relief from the tree and is in the relief area, no nearer the hole.
7. AERATION HOLES: USGA Model Local Rule E-4 (MLR E-4)
• “If a player’s ball lies in or touches an aeration hole:
o Ball in General Area. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1b
(Dropping in the relief area). If the ball comes to rest in another
aeration hole the player may take relief again under this Local Rule. o Ball on Putting Green. The player may take relief under Rule 16.1d
(Placing the ball on the nearest point of relief).
• But interference does not exist if the aeration hole only interferes with the
player’s stance or, on the putting green, on the player’s line of play.
8. OUT OF BOUNDS/LOST BALL – USGA MODEL LOCAL RULE E-5 (MLR E-5):
When a player’s ball has not been found or is known or virtually certain to be out of bounds, the player may proceed as follows rather than proceeding under stroke and distance. But the player may not use this option to take relief for the original ball when that ball is known or virtually certain to have come to