Tag Archives: Alan Jeffery

Mental interferences do qualify
Sports
July 1, 2016

Mental interferences do qualify

QUESTION:  Gregg and Andrew are playing in a tournament. On the 18th hole, the balls of both players lie on the green and Andrew is farther from the hole. Gregg’s…

Lifting and cleaning balls
Sports
June 22, 2016

Lifting and cleaning balls

QUESTION: Michelle and Ed are playing in a tournament. On the 16th hole, “ground under repair” lines have recently been painted on the fairway. Michelle’s tee shot has run over the paint…

Sports
June 1, 2016

Rules of the Game: Intentional Knock?

QUESTION: Mindy and Josh are playing in a tournament. On the 3rd hole both players walk to the green where their balls rest. Mindy is farther away and prepares to…

Rules of the Game: The cause of movement
Sports
May 31, 2016

Rules of the Game: The cause of movement

QUESTION: Connie and Howie are playing in a tournament. On the 14th hole, Connie’s ball rests on the green. Close to the ball is a twig (loose impediment). Connie removes…

Rules of the Game: Ball-eating rough
Sports
May 23, 2016

Rules of the Game: Ball-eating rough

QUESTION: Terry and Roman are playing in a tournament. On one of the holes, Terry strokes his ball to the right rough, which includes a water hazard—it’s so rough it…

Rules of the Game
Sports
May 11, 2016

Rules of the Game

Live insect interference QUESTION:  Peter and John are playing in  tournament. On the second hole, Peter finds a live insect crawling on his ball on the putting green. Because the…

Rules of the Game
Sports
May 6, 2016

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Corey and Justin are playing in a tournament. On the fourth hole, Justin’s ball lands in an area where the stakes defining a water hazard were improperly installed. Clearly,…

Rules of the Game
Sports
April 27, 2016

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery Teaching Professional at Green Mountain National Golf Course Question: Carol and Chad are playing in a tournament. On the 14th hole, Carol strokes her tee shot into…

Rules of the Game
Sports
October 7, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Steve and Ann are playing in a tournament. On the 16th hole, Ann strokes her ball into the rough. When she gets to the ball, she deems the ball unplayable….