Tag Archives: Rules of the game

Sports
June 4, 2015

Rules of the Game

Question: Ann and Steve are playing in a tournament.On the 11th hole, Steve’s tee shot goes toward an area of trees and possible reeds. Believing the ball might be lost, he announces and plays a provisional ball from the tee. When he gets to where…

Sports
May 27, 2015

Rules of the Game

Question: John and Mike are playing in a tournament. On the 6th hole, John strokes his ball into an area which might cause the ball to be lost or out of bounds. He plays a provisional ball which comes to rest short of where his…

Sports
May 21, 2015

Rules of the game

QUESTION: Greg and Andrew are playing in a tournament. On the 12th hole, Greg strokes his ball into an area full of tree roots and the ball rests on the roots. He swings at the ball and fails to move it. He deems the ball unplayable and…

Sports
May 14, 2015

Rules of the game

QUESTION: Logan and Brad are playing in a tournament. On the 7th hole, Brad strokes his ball onto the green. When he arrives at his ball, he rotates it to line up the trademark with the hole.  The ball was not lifted, marked or changed in its…

Sports
May 7, 2015

Rules of the Game

QUESTION: Cliff and Nancy are playing in a tournament. On the fifth hole, the tee shots of both players lie on the green. The lines of both balls toward the flagstick are different and there is doubt as to who is away. Cliff pulls the flagstick…

Sports
September 11, 2014

Rules of the Game

By Alan Jeffery

QUESTION: Diane and Greg are playing in a tournament. On the 12th hole Diane’s ball rests on the green. Greg accidentally steps on and damages Diane’s line of putt. She asks Greg to restore the line of putt the best he can. Greg…