Dress Code & Local Rules/New USGA Rules

Dress Code & Local Rules/New USGA Rules



DRESS CODE

We ask all guests to follow the guidelines below when preparing for your visit.

  • Men: Collared shirts with sleeves, mid length shorts or pants.

  • Women: Sleeved or sleeveless blouse of conservative design, mid-length shorts or pants.

  • Bathing suits, tank tops, cut-offs, tennis shorts, and blue jeans are not acceptable golf attire.

  • Collarless shirts or tee shirts are not proper attire for men.

  • Shirts must be tucked in.

  • Hats must be taken off inside the clubhouse.

  • Traditional metal spikes are not allowed.

  • The use of cell phones is restricted to the parking area only.

  • No personal coolers are allowed on the golf course.

  • Smoking is allowed in designated area only near the clubhouse. Please dispose of items properly on the golf course
     

LBGC LOCAL RULES

 

  • Out of Bounds
  • The Fence that surrounds the property is Out of Bounds.
  • Holes 5, 7, 9 & 12 the road BEHIND is Out of Bounds.
  • The road behind #15 is NOT out of Bounds. 
  • Ball Drops: # 2 & # 17 are in effect for Men & Women.
  • Lateral Water Hazards: Defined by Red Stakes, consult Rule 26-1.
  • Pace of Play: Please keep up with the group in front of you. PLAY READY GOLF!! Players should be ready to play their shot. If the group loses a clear hole and is delaying the group behind, allow the group to play through.
  • Colored flags are provided to show the hole location as follows: Red - Front, White - Center & Gold - Back

2019 USGA Rule Changes (effective 1/1/2019)

 

                   GOLF'S NEW RULES
                Major Changes announced March 12, 2018
 
 

The following are the main changes to the Rules of Golf taking effect January 1, 2019 that are expected to have the most impact on the game and to be of most interest to golfers. The items covered on this page are organized into eight categories, and within each individual item, you will find the main reasons for the change. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us any time.

Ball at Rest  |  Ball in Motion  |  Taking Relief  |  Areas of the Course    

Equipment  |  Playing a Ball  |  When to Play During a Round  |  Player Behavior

Ball at Rest

Ball in Motion

Taking Relief

Areas of the Course

Equipment

Playing a Ball

When to Play During a Round

Player Behavior