Literature & Links


Members Handbook – The book contains more information about playing at GLGC as well as the club’s annual calendar of events. View  2019 Member Handbook .

Local Rules (Effective 1 January 2019)  – To be read in conjunction with the Rules of Golf 2019 , these rules set out course and playing condition for Gungahlin Lakes.View GLGC – Local Rules – Jan 2019 and associated Explanatory Note

Rules of Golf – Significant changes to the Rules of Golf came into effect on 1 January 2019 and a new booklet is published. To view the rules of golf visit the Golf Australia website.

Slope and My Handicap – The Handicap System in Australia changes from 23rd January 2014 to incorporate the use of Slope. Under Slope, a golfer’s playing handicap will be determined according to the difficulty of the tees or the course to be played – see attached leaflet for more information..  This guide will give you an insight to how your scorecard is treated when you return it to the Committee.

Dress Standards on the course – Neat and tidy attire appropriate to golf is the minimum standard expected on the Gungahlin Lakes golf course. View pdf here

Pennants – Read  Pennants and Matchplay Rules for information on match play rules, scenarios and tips.

Pace of Play – A new manual giving guidance to golf clubs and golfers on ways of improving pace of play has been published by The R&A. The new manual provides practical guidance in the three key areas of management, course set-up and player behaviour.
Extracts of player behaviour – The R&A – Being Ready to Play,  The R&A – Being Aware of Position on the Course


Golf Australia is the governing body for golf in Australia Golf NSW is the State governing body for golf in the ACT and NSW

ACT Monaro Golf Association is the governing body in the ACT and surrounding areas of NSW

 Central Southern Golf Association coordinates women’s golf from Southern Highlands to Canberra 

Jack Newton Junior Golf provides a range of services and activities for junior golfers in NSW and the ACT including an annual program of tournaments at various golf clubs.  Basic membership is free while Tour membership requires a once-only $5 payment.  Sue Harrison is the Territory Manager for the ACT and Monaro region (

Ainslie Group comprises the Ainslie Football & Social Club, Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club