BTC Golf Rules 2020
All USGA rules are to be followed except for the following:
1. Lift clean and place in your fairway only
2. Out of bounds-is still the white stakes and penalty is stroke and distance. No out of bounds inside golf course.
3. Lost ball-you may play a lost ball as a lateral hazard. the drop area must be agreed on by the other members of the group. One stroke penalty.
4. Putting-please putt everything out.
5. Clubs-you may carry 16 clubs in your bag.
6. Yardage devices-will be permitted so long as they do not hold up play. If they are used, they must be shared with your opponents.
7. Putting ball-you may change your ball only on the green.
8. Handicaps-BTC handicaps are to be used.
9. Pace of play-please keep up with the group ahead of you even if no one is pressing you.
10. Senior tee boxes-are for members/applicants who are 65 years of age and have a golf handicap of 36.
11. 9-Rule-this rule is designed to help speed up play. If you are lying 8, pick up your ball and record a 9.
The only exceptions to this rule are for the following events: 2-Man event, Club Championship, Presidentís Cup and World Series.
12. If your ball is hit into a sand trap rake and place at all times.
13. Hitting wrong ball- 2 stroke penalty in medal play. Loss of hole in match play. 2-man, partners ball is still alive.
14. No penalty if a ball played from the putting green (or anywhere else) hits the unattended flagstick in hole.