Monday the 19th of July marks the end of almost all Covid restrictions in England. Golf England are also relaxing there guidance.
You are now allowed to remove the pin, although in the 2019 rules you are allowed to keep it in too! Rakes should also be in the bunkers and therefore the local rule regarding relief from footprints etc has now ceased.
We are also returning to the exchanging Scorecards. The Player will now be responsible for preparing the their card by adding their name, Handicap Index (Handicap), Shot Received (Playing Handicap) (both of which are displayed when Signing-in), Competition, Date and Tees Used.
The Player is now also responsible for checking the scores entered, Marker signature and signing it themselves. All of the above are subject to the normal Rules of Golf and if incorrect will likely led to disqualification.
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