Essendon Country Club

Local Rules

  • Click HERE for the Basic Rules of Golf! This is a basic rules document created in house to assist our members with the most common rules you will use at Essendon.

  • These are the local rules that are specific for our courses here at Essendon. CLICK HERE

Preferred Lies are in place on both courses at Essendon between 1 October 2022 and 30 April 2023:

When a player’s ball lies in a part of the general area cut to fairway height or less, the player may take free relief once by placing the original ball or another ball in and playing it from this relief area.  

Reference Point: Spot of the original ball
Size of Relief Area Measured from Reference Point: 6 inches from the reference point, but with these limits:

Limits on Location of Relief Area:
Must not be nearer the hole than the reference point, and
Must be in the general area.

In proceeding under this Local Rule, the player must choose a spot to place the ball and use the procedures for replacing a ball under Rules 14.2b(2) and 14.2e.

  • See below for some useful videos created by our PGA Professionals on our courses here at Essendon.

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