Rules for Golf & Competitions

Rules of Golf

The Rules of Golf are very well explained on the R & A website.

We have also put together a handy list of golf “jargon” here.

Competition Rules

The latest Little Hay Golf Club Competition Rules (version 21.0) is available here.

Local Rules

The latest version of the Local Rules for Little Hay Golf Club & Complex are available here

  • Little Hay Golf Club Winter Newsletter
    Dear Club Members, Ray Moore, R.I.P. It is with immense sadness that we announce that Ray Moore passed away peacefully on Saturday 19 November as communicated earlier by our President, Ralph. More information about Ray’s funeral arrangements will be communicated by Ralph soon. In the meantime, please keep Ray’s family in your thoughts. Our sincerestContinue reading “Little Hay Golf Club Winter Newsletter”
  • Local Rules
    The local rules for play at Little Hay have been updated to remove an anomaly which has existed since the change of rules in 2019. The local rule regarding penalty areas now reflects that the fact that penalty areas, except bunkers, can be played in the same manner as in the general area.
  • Local & Competition Rules
    The latest versions of the Local Rules, which apply to all golf played on the course, and the Rules for Competitions organised by Little Hay Golf Club are now available from the “Playing the Course” page
    The local rules allowing free relief in bunkers are cancelled with immediate effect. Relief in bunkers must now be taken in accordance with Rules 12.2, 15.1, 15.2, 16.1c, 16.2 (unlikely) and 19.3. With regard to doubt about the position of the ball players should familiarise themselves with Rule 12.1.
  • Competition Rules Update
    Clarification of local rules following committee meeting on 2 November.