Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Wicklow Golf Club

.... a great coastal challenge

Scorecard Local Rules Effective January 1st 2019

Out of Bounds (Rule 18)

1. Beyond all course boundaries. Fences and supports at 3rd green, 6th and 13th holes form part of the course boundary

2. Beyond the white stakes / lines to the left of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 12th, 16th and 18th fairways and at the back of the 17th green.

3. On the right of way through the Glen on the 7th and 11th holes.

4. The clubhouse enclosure and carpark.


Internal Out of Bounds

1. When playing the 4th hole beyond the White Stakes between 4th and 5th fairways.

2. When playing the 10th hole, beyond the White Stakes between the 10th and 18th holes.

3. When playing the 11th hole, beyond the white stakes at the machinery roadway to the left of the hole.


Immovable Obstructions (Rule 24-2)

1. All roads and pathways.

2. Protective Fence guarding right of way on the 7th Hole

3. Protective fences at the 3rd, 7th, 10th, 15th and 16th tee boxes.

4. Upright stone in semi - rough on right hand side of the 4th and 10th holes.

5. Fixed sprinkler heads, hydrants, manhole and drain covers, bins, seats, ball cleaners, bell supports, staked trees, fixed yardage discs and posts, granite tee markers and direction posts.

6. Winter tee boxes, including timber surrounds.

7. White stakes identifying Internal Out of Bounds when playing any hole to which the Internal Out of Bounds does not apply.


Artificial Hole Covers (Rule 16.1d)

If a ball lies on the putting green and an artificial hole cover intervenes on the line of play, relief may be obtained without penalty, by marking, lifting and placing the ball at the nearest point of complete relief on the putting green not nearer the hole.


Penalty Areas (Rule 17)

On the 17th hole, as an additional option to Rule 17, adding one penalty stroke, a ball may be dropped in the appropriate Dropping Zone. On the 1st and 2nd holes, as an extra relief option to Rule 17, adding one penalty stroke, a ball may be dropped within two club lengths of the point where the ball last crossed the margin of the Penalty Area on the opposite edge of the Penalty Area.


Additional Rules

Please see notice board.