With immediate effect, the following local rule is in place:
Preferred Lies in a Bunker
When a player's ball lies in a bunker the player may take free relief once by placing the original ball or another ball in and playing it from this relief area:
Reference Point: Spot of the original ball.
Size of Relief Area: 6 inches from the reference point, but must not be nearer the hole than the reference point and must still be in the bunker.
In proceeding under this Local Rule, the player must choose a spot to place the ball and use the procedures for replacing a ball under Rules 14.2b(2) and 14.2e.
Penalty for Playing Ball from a Wrong Place in Breach of Local Rule: General Penalty Under Rule 14.7a.
CA 22nd July 2020