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Golf Rules

USGA rules govern all play except where modified below by FXA Sports and local rules.

Local Penderbrook Rules

  • Please repair all ball marks, replace divots, and rake bunkers.

  • You must maintain pace of play with group ahead.

  • Out of bounds outside white stakes on holes 2,3,4,5,6,11,16,17, and 18, over public roadways and off club property.

  • 100-yard markers defined by red markers in middle of fairway and on all cart paths.

  • 150-yard markers defined by white markers in middle of fairway and on all cart paths.

  • 200-yard markers defined by blue markers in middle of fairway and on all cart paths.

  • Yardage from markers measured to the center of the greens.

  • All water hazards are lateral hazards.

  • Lateral water hazards are designated by red stakes on holes 1,3,4,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,15, and 18.

  • Use designated drop areas on holes 3,8,9,10, and 13.

Dress Code

  • Men:  Collared Shirt, Slacks, Shorts, Soft-spiked golf shoes

  • Ladies: Collared or Sleeved Shirt, Slacks, Shorts, Capris, Soft-spiked golf shoes

  • No denim allowed for Men or Ladies.

League Rules

  • Teams of 2, Scramble format. 9 holes of play.

  • Scramble Scoring - Each player on the team hits a tee shot, and then the players decide which shot they like better. The two players then play from that spot. The person who's shot was not taken picks up their ball and moves it to within one club length of the selected spot, in any direction (no closer to the hole) except on the green (both players putt from the same spot).  The ball must stay on the same surface (i.e. ball in rough must stay in rough, hazard in hazard, sand in sand, fairway in fairway, etc.)  including putts.  One score per team is recorded.  Each team must keep their own and their opponents score to ensure scores are accurate.  Maximum score on a hole will be a double bogey.  Once a team is 2 over par on a hole, pick up and move to the next hole.

  • If a single golfer is playing, they can only hit one ball and will be allowed ONE Mulligan per hole (not to be used on the green).

  • For the first tee, the home team has honors; honors follow on each hole depending which team had the lower score on the previous hole.

  • Competitive Division: Men tee from the Blues, women from the Reds.

  • Casual/Social:  Men tee from the Whites, women from the Reds.
  • Match Play Score Reporting: the winning team captain is responsible for reporting the score. Each hole is worth 1 point (ex. 6-3, 5-4, etc.).
  • If a hole is halved (tied), NO point is awarded to either team.
  • If a tie occurs in playoffs, the higher seed will move on, or win the final.

Rainouts & Completion

  • Completing 5 holes will constitute a complete match (when rain or sunset force stoppage of play).
  • A round will be re-played up to two times if canceled on the course (and fewer than 5 holes were played).