Competition Conditions

The following Conditions shall apply under Rule 33-1 until further notice to all tournaments run under the auspices of the Scottish Ladies Open Tour.


1.List of Conforming Driver Heads

Pages 137-138

Any driver the player carries must have a clubhead. identified by model and loft, that is named on the current List of Conforming Driver Heads as published by the R&A.

Penalty for making a stroke with a club in breach of condition - Disqualification


2. Specification of The Ball (Note to Rule 5-1)

a) List of conforming golf balls - p138

b) One ball condition - pages 138 - 139


3. Distance-Measuring Devices (Note to rule 14-3)

May be used providing that it measures distance only - See page 136

Penalty for breach of condition - Disqualification


4. Transportation

Players must not ride on any form of transportation during a stipulated round - p142

Exception: When permitted to ride by the Rules Committee.


5. Practice Between Holes (Note 2 to Rule 7)

Between the play of two holes a player must not make a practice stroke on or near the last hole played and must not test the surface by rolling a ball on putting green of the hole last played -  See Page 141


6. Suspension of play due to dangerous situation (Note to Rule 6-8b)

Discontinue play immediately due to dangerous situation - One prolonged note of siren

Discontinue play for non-dangerous situation - Three consecutive notes of siren

Resume play - Two notes of siren


7. Pace of Play (Note to Rule 6-7)

In the absence of mitigating circumstances, a group is liable to be penalised if it is in excess of the time allowed by the Pace of Play guidelines.

First offence - One Stroke

Second offence - Two Strokes

For subsequent offence - Disqualification


8. Returning of Scorecard

A player’s scorecard is deemed officially returned to the committee when she has left the recording area as defined in the Additional local rules.


9. Results of Competition - Competition Closed

When the results sheet is first posted on the official notice board, the result of the competition is deemed to have been officially announced.


Tournament Director

Nicola Melville - Tel: 07816353434