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Golf Rules

CHECK-IN

All members are requested to notify the Pro Shop before teeing off! 

  • Members must sign a greens fee charge slip in the Pro Shop registering all guests. 

  • No cash fees can be accepted. 

  • Members are prohibited from leaving the 1st tee in a cart without signing their Cart Rental Charge slip! 


ALCOHOL

All alcoholic beverages must be obtained through the Club's Food Services; members and guests may not bring their own alcohol onto the golf, course. 


RULE OF PLAY

Play on the golf course, including handicaps and tournaments, will be governed by the rules issued by the Golf and Greens Committees and approved by the Board of Governors.  All competition will be governed by the Rules of Golf of the United States Golf Association, except as modified by the local rules (refer to the Scorecard for local rules). 


CARE OF THE COURSE

Golfers must replace divots, smooth sand traps, and repair ball marks on the greens as they play.  All litter must be placed in receptacles located at vantage points on the course. 


DRESS CODE

Proper attire is required at all times while playing golf on the Lexington Golf course!  No jeans or tee-shirts will be allowed on the golf course premises.  This includes the putting green and hitting cage.  Men's attire is shirt with collar or mock turtleneck.  Shorts may not be shorter than a score card width above the knees.


CELL PHONE USE

Cell Phone use is permitted following procedures outlined by the Board of Governors.  In general, cell phone use is prohibited on the golf course or in the clubhouse (including the outside deck) unless there is an emergency that requires use.  Cell phones may be used in the parking lot and in the locker rooms.

FAST PLAY

The USGA published the Golfer Awareness Index, based on a fundamental understanding of the game and how each individual impacts playing surfaces, pace of play, and golfer enjoyment.  We emphasize "Playing Fast" with the objective of playing less than 4-hour rounds.


Please observe these Fast Play Guidelines:

  1. Play ready golf, not necessary to have furthest person away go first. If you are at your ball an no one has addressed their ball, or be ready to hit, i.e. know the club you are going to hit. On the putting green be ready to putt. 
  2. Record your tee time and periodically refer to it to create an awareness of your group's pace of play. 
  3. Keep pace with the group in front of you. Your position is directly in back of that group, not directly in front of the group behind you. 
  4. Encourage slow player(s) in your group to pick up the pace. 
  5. If in a cart, drop off player and then go to or walk to your ball and get ready to hit. Do not wait for your cart mate to hit. 
  6. Hit your ball before helping out another player in the foursome find a ball. Most of the time the ball is found before you help. 
  7. Get in the cart after you hit and put your club away at the next shot. 
  8. Hit your tee shot then score. 
  9. Try to play using the 100 and 150 yard markers using the sprinkler head markers less often. After some practice you will become more accurate and faster.