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Local Rules (UTG)

Udon Thani Golf committee has agreed that under exceptional circumstances there is a need to apply additional local rules that are not displayed on the card.

Under a previous ruling 'Dangerous Situation' R & A Descision's 1 - 4/10 & 33 - 8/22

(1) A ball coming to rest in the vicinity of an ants nest/hill or any other nesting creature should be deemed a 'Dangerous Situation
' and a danger to the player. (nearest point + drop within one club length) ball can roll up too another club  length, no nearer the hole)...........Treated as Ground Under Repair

(1a) A ball coming to rest in a hazard but deemed a 'Dangerous Situation' then the ball must be dropped in the hazard without penalty, a player has the option of dropping outside the hazard but must incur a penalty stroke..........

(2) A ball coming to rest in a washout or washed out area will be deemed Ground Under Repair.  (nearest point + drop within one club length) ball can roll up too another club length, no nearer the hole)

(3) Obstructions - Relief maybe taken without penalty


Handicap of playerBuffer ZoneNett Differentials below zeroNett Differentials above buffer zone
Category 1:
Handicaps up to 5
0 to +1Handicap reduced by 0.1 for each stroke Nett Differential is below zeroHandicap increased by 0.1
Category 2:
Handicaps 6 to 12
0 to +2Handicap reduced by 0.2 for each stroke Nett Differential is below zeroHandicap increased by 0.1
Category 3:
Handicaps 13 to 20
0 to +3Handicap reduced by 0.3 for each stroke Nett Differential is below zeroHandicap increased by 0.1
Category 4:
Handicaps 21 to 28
0 to +4Handicap reduced by 0.4 for each stroke Nett Differential is below zeroHandicap increased by 0.1
Category 5:
Handicaps 29 to 36 (*)
0 to +5 (*)Handicap reduced by 0.5 for each stroke Nett Differential is below zero (*)Handicap increased by 0.1 (*)