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Rules of the Game
Sports
August 21, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION

Judy and Terry are playing in a tournament. On the second hole, Terry strokes his ball toward the water hazard. Without virtual certainty, he believes the ball is in the hazard. He plays another ball from where he stroked the original ball. He then finds the…

Rules of the Game
Sports
August 13, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Nancy and Andy are playing in a tournament. On the 9th hole, Nancy goes to her ball after her tee shot. She finds her ball in the fairway with a piece of mud adhering to the ball. She lifts the ball to ensure it…

Rules of the Game
Sports
August 7, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Mary and Jim are playing in a tournament. On the 4th hole Jim strokes his second shot into an unplayable lie in the front sand bunker.  The ball lies a bit under the lip of the green near the pin.  He drops a ball behind…

Rules of the Game
Sports
July 30, 2015

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery

QUESTION: Carol and Chad are playing in a tournament. After finishing play on the 10th hole, Chad borrows Carol’s putter and makes a number of practice strokes. Carol says Chad should be penalized for using her putter to practice putting. Is she correct?

ANSWER: Practice…

Sports
July 22, 2015

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery

QUESTION: Roman and Mike are playing in a tournament. On the 5th hole. Roman, who started with 13 clubs, misses his short putt. In a moment of anger, he slams his club into the ground. The shaft on the club breaks. He…

Sports
July 16, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION:

Butch and Cliff are playing in a tournament. On the 4th hole, Butch strokes his ball towards a water hazard. Both players are virtually certain that the ball is in the water hazard.  Butch drops a ball behind the hazard keeping the point at which it…

Sports
July 1, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION:

Claire and Josh are playing in a tournament. On the 4th hole, Claire’s tee shot lands in the fairway. On approaching the ball, she discovers the ball is unplayable and lifts it under the unplayable ball rule. She then realizes the ball is in…

Sports
June 26, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Meaghan and Kyle are playing in a tournament. On the 9th hole, Meaghan strokes her ball into a group trees and it rests against a tree root. The tree is within a ground under repair area. The ball, however, is against part of the root which…

Sports
June 17, 2015

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery

QUESTION: Connie and Howie are playing in a tournament. On the 9th hole, Connie strokes her ball onto the green. She marks her ball which is along Howie’s putting line. After Howie putts, she replaces the ball but does not remove the marker. Wind…

Sports
June 10, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Leo and Ken are playing in a tournament.  On one particular hole, there is an area within a sand bunker that is grass covered.  Leo strokes his ball into the bunker and when he arrives at the bunker, deems his ball unplayable in the grass. …