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Round 15: A Second Steve Success

6th August:
[Presentation 2022Aug06a]
Round 15 Winner

Steve's good form continues with 6 skins won by the 8th hole and he could not be caught despite the best efforts of PeterD. Steve is lately making a habit of overcoming PeterD in close contests. Craig played well and led our stableford scores in addition to winning the B grade stableford prize.

The course was much drier than the previous round and we enjoyed the helpful blue lines provided to show the preferred pathway on the fairways.

The Nth Turramurra competition was single stableford and 2BBB as usual. The A Grade winner scored 38 points and B Grade winner was Craig with 33 points.

Stableford Individual Scores
[Name (hcap) Points Skins]:
2BBB Stableford Scores:
Birdies:

5th: PeterD
10th: PeterD
15th Mark after taking the NTP award.

Longest drive (13th hole):

PeterH with a tee shot of 199m.

Nearest to the pin (on the usual 15th):

Mark with a tee shot to 5 mbs.

Interesting Shots:

The tee shot on the 4th tee by PeterH: PeterD called it the shot of the year!
The ball travelled forward, almost clearing the hazard in front of the tee, it struck a rock hidden in the long grass, rebounded to the right, landed on the pathway, bounced to the back of the teeing area, struck one of the sandstone blocks, and finally stopped at the rear of the tee. The result was a loss of 10 metres.

On the par three 16th, Mark reached the green before discovering that he had played a wrong ball.

Conditions:

The weather was sunny and breezy. Some fairways were waterlogged and the preferred path was marked with a blue line. For this round, hole 6 was out of play with 2 stableford points awarded.

Rules of the Round:

Rule 6.3 Ball Used in Play of Hole

c. Wrong Ball

You must not make a stroke at a wrong ball.

In match play:

If you and your opponent play each other’s ball during the play of a hole, the first to make a stroke at a wrong ball gets the general penalty (loss of hole).

If it is not known which wrong ball was played first, there is no penalty and the hole must be played out with the balls exchanged.

In stroke play:

you must correct the mistake by continuing play with the original ball by playing it as it lies or taking relief under the Rules:

The stroke made with the wrong ball and any more strokes before the mistake is corrected do not count.

If you do not correct the mistake before making a stroke to begin another hole or, for the final hole of the round, before returning your scorecard, you are disqualified.

Penalty for Playing Wrong Ball: General Penalty.

General Penalty means: Loss of hole in match play or two penalty strokes in stroke play.




Round 14: PeterD Wins in the Wet

23rd July:
[Presentation 2022Jul23a]
Round 14 Winner

The conditions were challenging for most players today although Steve, the wet weather specialist, had his best round for some time. PeterD recovered from the disappointment of losing the count-back in round 10 to take the trophy by 3 skins.

The Nth Turramurra competition was single stableford and 2BBB. The winner scored 36 points and the 2BBB winners were Steve and PeterD.

Stableford Individual Scores
[Name (hcap) Points Skins]:
2BBB Stableford Scores:
Birdies:

None today.

Longest drive (13th hole):

PeterH with a tee shot of 198m.

Nearest to the pin (on the 14th hole as the 15th was not in play):

Mark with a tee shot to 10.5 mbs.

Interesting Shots:

PeterH chipped in for a bogie on the first after some agricultural approach play.

Kim produced a number of fine pitch shots during the round.

Conditions:

Overcast with some showers. Fairways soft and waterlogged in places.

Rules of the Round:

No rules discussed.




Round 13: Course Closed

[Course Closed]
9th July:

No skins play possible for 9th July as the course is closed due to the wet conditions.




-Calendar-

Aug 20 - Nth Turramurra
Sep 03 - Nth Turramurra
Sep 17 - Nth Turramurra
Oct 01 - Nth Turramurra
Oct 15 - Nth Turramurra
Oct 29 - Nth Turramurra
Nov 12 - Nth Turramurra
Nov 26 - Nth Turramurra
Dec 10 - Xmas Round Nth Turramurra

The 2022 Season

Next Match

The next match is booked for Saturday 20th August. The first tee time is 09:00.

Possible starters are: PeterD, PeterH, Kim and Sujay.

 

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Championship Scores after Skins Round 15: 06-Aug-2022.

2022 Championship Points

 

Craig

David

Kim

Mark

PeterD

PeterH

Steve

Sujay

Remaining

Unplayed

21

0

19

17

34

22

28

14

7

108

  

2022 Longest Drive

Craig

David

Kim

Mark

PeterD

PeterH

Steve

Sujay

No winner

Unplayed

0

0

0

2

2

3

1

1

0

6

  

2022 NTP

Craig

David

Kim

Mark

PeterD

PeterH

Steve

Sujay

No winner

Unplayed

0

0

0

2

4

1

0

2

0

6

  

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The New Rules of Golf - Effective 1st January 2019

You can find a new rules flyer from Golf Australia in this PDF file and a new rules poster in this PDF file.

The Main Changes

1. New dropping height.

All drops must be from knee height.

2. New dropping procedure.

Ball must land in and come to rest in relief area.

3. Time reduced for search.

Ball is lost if not found within 3 minutes.

4. Putting with flagstick in.

Hitting unattended flagstick in hole now allowed when putting.

5. Spike mark repair on green.

Repair of almost any damage to green now allowed.

6. Ball or ball-marker moved on green.

No penalty for accidental movement of ball or ball-marker on green.

7. Ball accidentally moved while searching.

Replace ball with no penalty.

8. Loose impediments in bunker or penalty area.

Removal of loose impediments in bunker or penalty area now allowed.

9. Touching Line of play on green.

Touching line of play on green now allowed.

10. READY GOLF.

(in Stableford, Stroke Play, Par)
The new rules actively encourage Ready Golf.



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Date: 31st-December-2019.

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