Competition Resources

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For Information about Rules, Ratings and the handicapping system contact Andrew Robb, Manager Game Development, Rules and Handicapping:

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or by phone:  02 9505 9105

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Amateur Golf Links

Competition Administration & Competition Conditions – Golf Australia Recommendations (17-10-14)
Includes information such as pace of play, call-up, compilation of match play draws, handicaps for use in various events (incl the Callaway Handicap System), count-back procedures and mobile phone advice.

Course Management, Marking the Course, & Course Set-up Procedures – Golf Australia Recommendations (3-04-2019)
Includes information on stroke play and match play indexes, distance markers, course records, defining out of bounds, water hazards, GUR, obstructions, and advice regarding teeing grounds and hole positions.

Course set up guidance for the organisers of elite amateur events can be found on pages 26 – 31 of Golf Australia’s Elite Competition Manual.

Duties of a Referee – Golf Australia Recommendations (29-3-2012)
Provides information for Referees, Observers and Referees Assisgned to a Zone

Various Competitions and How they are Played (10-7-2015)
Includes information about how various events are played and their scoring systems (ie Stableford, Ambrose, Flag, Bisque)

GA Guidance Regarding Concurrent Four-ball and Singles Competitions (22-7-2009)
Provides guidance for Committees in relation to the proper process for conducting concurrent four-ball and singles competitions as well as advice on the practice of ‘Swingers’

GA Guidance for Committees – Courses With Bunkers Out of Play
Provides guidance for Club Committees in regard to courses with bunkers out of play due to weather, renovations etc

Exception to Rule 6-6d Scenarios
The R&A’s policy on the application of the Exception to Rule 6-6d

Local Rules

For More info:

For Information about Rules, Ratings and the handicapping system contact Andrew Robb, Manager Game Development, Rules and Handicapping:

[email protected] 
or by phone:  02 9505 9105

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