CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION
The Rules of the United States Golf Association govern play, including local rules on the Notice to Competitors (Rules Sheet), which is distributed at every event prior to commencing play.
SUSPENSION OF PLAY
SUSPENSION OF PLAY FOR DANGEROUS SITUATION:
Optional Condition as prescribed in Appendix I is in effect. When play has been suspended for a dangerous situation, all practice areas are closed until the committee has declared them open for use. If a player sees lightning or believes they are in danger, he or she may discontinue play and seek shelter.
SIGNALS FOR SUSPENSION OF PLAY:
Suspension for a dangerous situation:
- One prolonged siren or horn note.
Resumption of play:
- Two air horn notes.
- All other types of suspension: Three consecutive air horn notes.