2017 KIPR Open FAQ

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The 2017 KIPR Open FAQ

This post is the home of the 2017 KIPR Open FAQ. The official rules are here. Updates and rules clarifications will be posted in this thread. If you have questions that you would like addressed, leave them in a comment to this post. Check back for the latest information

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According to the rules, the out of bounds area includes the surface under the greens.
This confuses me, because one would think that balls going in the hole would fall to the surface under the green.

Two questions, then:

1. Do the holes go all the way through the carpet and fiberboard?
2. If yes, do balls that end up under the green count as being in the hole regardless of how they came to be there?

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Answer to question:
According to the rules, the out of bounds area includes the surface under the greens.
This confuses me, because one would think that balls going in the hole would fall to the surface under the green.

Two questions, then:

1. Do the holes go all the way through the carpet and fiberboard?
Yes
2. If yes, do balls that end up under the green count as being in the hole regardless of how they came to be there?
A ball under the green scores if it is in a containment placed under the hole; otherwise it is out of bounds. The containment will be high enough to prevent a ball in the hole from getting into another area under the green.

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Will the fiberboard with the carpet on it be attached to the bunkers or the clipboard or will we be able to lift it up?

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Question: Will the fiberboard with the carpet on it be attached to the bunkers or the clipboard or will we be able to lift it up?

A. The clipboard (or equivalent backboard to eliminate the clip) will be attached to the post to allow for "bank shots" . The carpet will be glued to the fiberboard. The fiberboard will be removable for the purpose of retrieving balls underneath, but will be attached (probably by velcro) to stabilize the green.

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As a follow up where exactly will the fiberboard be attached and how will it be attached? If there is a picture of this that would be fantastic.