Local rules and course care

Local rules

Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club (GLGC) has a range of local rules applicable to play on the course. Players should review these rules prior to playing on the course. The local rules are also on available on the notice board outside the entrance to the Pro Shop.

Further detail about how to use the Drop-Zones is also available.

Course care

As a member or visitor to Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club you can assist with keeping the course in top condition by:

  • carrying a sand bucket and repairing divots and plug marks
  • following all guidance about the use of hired golf carts
  • raking bunkers and replacing the rakes inside the bunkers
  • being considerate of others if you are a smoker and appropriately disposing of cigarette butts

Pace of play

A round of golf at Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club should take no more than 4 hours and 20 minutes. To ensure everyone enjoys their round of golf, members and visitors can assist with the pace of play by:

  • being aware of your position with regard to the group in front and keep up with that group
  • telling the other players in your group if you feel that your group is losing ground
  • trying to catch up if your group is behind
  • inviting the group behind to play through if you lose a clear hole and are delaying the group behind, or if there is no group in front of you
  • being ready to play your shot, while exercising due consideration for other players in your group, put your glove on, check your distance, pick your club
  • speeding up your exit by positioning your bags on the way to the next tee at the green
  • moving off the green as soon as all players in your group have holed out and mark score cards at or on the way to the next tee
  • playing a provisional ball if your ball may be lost outside a hazard or out of bounds