To be read in conjunction with the Rules of Golf
OUT OF BOUNDS (Rule 27-1)
Those areas beyond the inside line of white posts with black tops.
STAKED OR GUARDED TREES
If a shrub or tree which is protected by a tree guard or is staked, interferes with a player’s stance or the area of his intended swing, the ball MUST be lifted without penalty and dropped in accordance with Rule 24-2b(i).
IMMOVABLE OBSTRUCTIONS (Rule 24-2)
Other than those defining Out of Bounds are immovable obstructions.
FIXED SPRINKLER HEADS
All sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief from interference by them may be obtained under Rule 24-2. In addition, if such an obstruction on or within two club lengths of the putting green of the hole being played interve