As you already know, we have new golf rulesin 2019, with the intention of making our beloved sport more fun and less complicated. They will come into force on January 1, 2019, and we want you to familiarize yourself with them.
Here you can see several links to some documents where the most important changes are explained. We also leave the link to the 25 explanatory videos, so that they can be understood in a more visual way.
1 – Ball moved during search
2 – No penalty for moving ball on the putting green
3 – Standard for deciding whether or why a ball moved
4 – Replacing ball when original spot not known
5 – New procedure for dropping a ball
6 – Measuring the size of the relief area where a ball must be dropped and played
7 – Procedure for taking back on a line relief
8 – Where a dropped ball must come to rest
9 – Procedure for taking lateral relief
10 – Substitution of ball always allowed when taking relief
11 – When to replace that moves on the putting green
12 – Repairing damage on putting green
13 – Touching line of play on putting green
14 – Ball played from green hits unattended flagstick in hole
15 – Areas the Committee may mark as penalty areas
16 – Touching loose impediments or ground in a penalty area
17 – Moving loose impediments or touching ground in bunker
18 – Unplayable ball in bunker
19 – Caddies standing behind player to help lining up
20 – Caddie lifting ball on putting green
21 – Encouraging prompt pace of play
22 – Encouraging prompt pace of play (II)
23 – Maximum score form of Stroke play
24 – Elimination of requirement to announce intent to lift ball
25 – Local Rule alternative to stroke and distance
Lo Romero Golf (Pilar de la Horadada – Alicante - Spain) has an ideal geographical location. The golf course is located near to a number of Costa Blanca beaches, the Mar Menor (Costa Cálida) and close to the cities of Alicante and Murcia.
San Javier Airport is a mere 15 minutes away and El Altet Airport is only 45 minutes. Madrid is approximately 4 hours travell by road.
This par 72 course opened in 2008 where amongst the fuana are Aleppo Pines, Carob trees, natural Scrub bushes which can be seen growing along with Palm trees...and an abundance of Rosemary (Romero) plants found growing in their natural environment.