Archive for February, 2014

Rules, you must be sick of me!

Ladies:

Sorry me again……..hit delete if you like…….

As my table hint sheet had limited space on Tuesday I was unable to fit in EVERYTHING about Rule 28 Unplayable .

I wanted to mainly get across to you that you can call an unplayable even if your partners don’t agree with you! You may be in the wet rough

and know you will hack and hack away to get your ball out. It could be worth it to you to take a one stroke penalty and use Rule 28 Unplayable.

You may be right next to a tree root, or even in the middle of a beautiful fairway and you just don’t like your lie. A couple of Pro golfers called an unplayable in this weekend’s Match play tournament and it saved them strokes.

What I could not fit on the little sheet was the situation if your ball is in a bunker. Bunkers actually have a couple of Rule anomalies but today let’s just stick with the ball unplayable before you all tear your hair out!

Many of you know this but in case.

If your ball is in a bunker Yes you can hit from where you were before BUT for the other two options you cannot take your ball out of the bunker.

So……ball in bunker….you hate it……..call on Rule 28.

a) Play a ball where you last hit your original ball hit

b) go back in line with the hole c) drop within 2 club lengths of where ball lays BUT for b and c you must drop in the bunker.

It stinks I know but I did not write the Rules.

Next time I’ll use larger sheets of paper, or give hints that take up less space!

Over and out ’til next week………

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Table hints……. Golf Rules

Ladies:

As everyone is not able to play on Ladies Play Day, and so you’re not missing anything apart from the fun, here are the four Rules hints that I made for the lunch tables that you may have missed.

Any questions?………… Fire away.

HOW TO DROP A BALL

Stand erect
Hold ball at arm’s length and shoulder height then drop the ball

If done INCORRECTLY AND THE BALL IS PLAYED
One stroke penalty

OUT OF BOUNDS

Your ball is Out of Bounds (OB) when ALL YOUR BALL IS OB

PUTTING GREEN

Your ball is on the putting green when ANY PART OF IT touches the putting surface

HOLE 14

On your tee shot your ball goes through the iron fence on the left side of the green.
NOW WHAT?

Your ball is OUT OF BOUNDS

Replay from teeing ground and take a one stroke penalty

Here’s the last and the longest…..sorry!

UNPLAYABLE BALL, Rule 28

A player may declare their ball UNPLAYABLE AT ANY TIME WHEREVER THEIR BALL MAY BE except IN A WATER HAZARD
with a one stroke penalty…..What are your options?

Play a ball from where you last hit your original ball……or

Drop a ball within two club lengths from where your ball lays, no nearer the hole….or

Drop a ball behind where your ball lays, in line with the hole, as far back as you like

Hope these help you.

Hilary

February 11th Play Day

We had 17 ladies play Valentine’s Ball on Tuesday. Here are the results:
Threesome Flight: Score of 127 winning $4.87 (and the ONLY group to come in with the pink ball)
Dana Wardstrom
Bonnie Ladd
Nonie Greenfield

Foursome Flight Score of 147 winning $4.85
Anne O’Prey
Shelly Morgan
Suzanne Smith
Janet Winslow

There were no chip-ins this week.

One Birdie-Annette Krey #14

Closest to the pin ($2.30 each)
Handicaps 0-24
Hole 2 Annette Krey 22’7″
Hole 7 Annette Krey 13’6″
Hole 14 Annette Krey 3’5″
Hole 17 Annette Krey 17’5″
Nice job Annette!

Handcaps 25-36
Hole 2 Jan McCleery 35’10”
Hole 7 Susanne Smith 27′
Hole 14 Jan McCleery 76

Congratulation to our winners!

We will NOT play next Tuesday because the club is closed. Our
next play day is Feb. 25th, guest day. Sign up on Fore tees.

Cathy

By-Laws & Standing Rules… Proposed Changes

At the March General Meeting, the Board will be presenting a few changes to the By-Laws and to the Standing Rules and Tournament Regulations. This changes will be posted on the official DBWGC Bulletin Board located in the Pro Shop. The following is a summary of the changes. These are minor and straightforward changes. The actual text is here:

By-Laws Change: The proposed change will make our election rules consistent with the WGANC rules which allows for waiving of casting and counting ballots for uncontested positions. All other elections processes remain the same including the acceptance of nominations from the floor and absentee ballots.

Standing Rules and Tournament Regulations:

Standing Rules:

Specify that the Course Handicap Maximum of 36 is calculated from the Gold tees. #3

Remove reference to the USGA Handicap Index, which will allow for changes to the course rating without updates to the Standing Rules.#3

Tournament Rules:

Update the deadline for Tuesday Play sign-up to Sunday at noon. #2

Clarify how CTP and Chip-in sweeps will be paid out. #6

Add the Invitational to the specified “Major Tournaments”. #9

Specify the posting requirements and content required in the Rules for Major Tournaments. #10 (Taken from the WGANC Tournaments Manual)

Remove the reference to the USGA Handicap Index, which will allow for changes to the course rating without updates to the Tournament Rules.#12

Remove the requirement to use Golf Carts on Guest Days. #14

Play Day Results 2/4/2014

Game: Points, Putts, Low Net

Overall Low Gross: Annette Krey, 83

Overall Low Net: Shelly Morgan, Net 71, $9.00

Overall Low Putts: Lin Lenson, Putts 31, $9.00

Flights (Net 1st Place – $6.50, Net 2nd Place – $4.00)

Flight 1

1st Place: Lin Lenson, 73

2nd Place: Cathy Fancey, 76

Flight 2

1st Place: Frances Shipilov, 75

2nd Place: Sandy Smith, 75

Flight 3

1st Place: Joanne Smith, 72

2nd Place: Raquel Myers, 74

Flight 4

1st Place: Susan Leeper, 74

2nd Place: Charlene Kleiner, 75

Birdies

Sandy Smith, #5

Shelly Morgan, #3

Dana Wardstrom, #2 & #5

Sherri Lammrish, #14

Lin Lenson, #15

Annette Krey, #16

Deborah Veatch, #8

Chip-ins

Patty Uyeno, #14

Shelly Morgan, #3

Nonie Greenfield, #1

Sandy Smith, #5 & #8

Dana Wardstrom, #2

Charlene Kleiner, #10

Sondi Schnee, #8

Closest-to-the-Pin

0-25 Handicap

Hole #2 Shelly Morgan, 15’4”

Hole #7 Frances Shipilov, 18’

Hole #14 Shelly Morgan, 6’6”

Hole #17 Annette Krey, 13’1”

26 – 36 Handicap

Hole #2 Janet Winslow, 24’5”

Hole #7 Raquel Myers 13’3”


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