Regional groups and tee time should all be finalized Thursday or Friday. Check all the information out here
Each regional should have a premeeting before competition begins. Cover all local rules and special ground rules for the course. If you need to alter certain rules because of weather, then make sure everyone is in agreeance and understands the rule. Give time to relay to each golfer.
Local Rule: Alternative to Stroke and Distance
There is a new local rule option that alters the traditional stroke and distance rule in reference to a ball hit out of bounds or a lost ball. The key distinction here is that this is a local rule not a written rule like the flagstick.
After talking to our state site golf pros it has been determined we will not use this in the high school postseason. This includes regional and state golf. During the regular season that is up to the host. But we will not adopt this new stroke and distance alternative to the out of bounds shot or lost ball for the postseason.
Stroke and Distance Rule 18: When a ball is lost outside a penalty area or comes to rest out of bounds, the required progression of playing from the teeing area to the hole is broken; the player must resume that progression by playing again from where the previous stroke was made. This is the same as previous years. There is no change.
The KSHSAA Board of Directors by a vote of 54-11 approved a proposal that would allow state golf to be two days, 36 holes. This will start in fall of 2019.