Beginner's Guide to Golf: Rules of Golf

The official golf rule book can be a bit tedious with over 100 pages. We are here to break it down and simplify it for you!

How to Score Your Round of Golf: 

After each hole, write down how many strokes it took you to get your ball in the hole. At the end of your round, add your scores from each individual hole and you will get your total score!  

Basic Rules of Golf: 

      • 14 is the maximum number of golf clubs you are allowed to have in your bag at all times. Exceeding this number of clubs will result in a stroke penalty. 
      • When hitting your ball from the tee box, you must tee up your ball behind the line created by the tee markers. Teeing up your ball in front of the tee markers will result in a stroke penalty. 
      •  Marking your ball is a must! The penalty for picking up another player's ball is a stroke penalty. 
      • Play your ball as it lies. You're not allowed to kick it or move it to a better spot. Beginning in 2019, you are now allowed to remove loose impediments- including leaves, loose twigs, and litter. 
      • Out of Bounds. When your ball sails OB, you must replay the last stroke from your previous position. You will be penalized one stroke for this action.
      • The rule of thumb for the order of play is the player furthest away from the hole will play first. 
      • When taking a penalty stroke and you are forced to drop a ball, it must be dropped from knee height. 

Don't forget to have fun and give yourself some grace when beginning. It's not always about following the rules! 

WLDA and Symmetra Tour Pro Alex Phillips says "While learning the game, enjoy playing and don’t get caught up in all the nuances of the rules. They’re there to help you as you progress, but they’re not necessary to follow when you’re just out there to have fun and enjoy the day". 

Keep an eye out for our next blog series! We will be teaching all of our readers about different game play formats!   


2 comments



Your comment was posted successfully. We will publish it in a little while, as our blog is moderated.

  • studybayws

    NEED ESSAY WRITING HELP?

    Professional essays ghostwriters services for university .

    Proceed to Order!!! ==> https://essaypro.co

    ]

    Best creative writing writers for hire for masters
    How to write good technical blogs
    A good resume objective for teacher

    Custom persuasive essay proofreading websites usa
    How to write a literary analysis paper
    How to write a bussiness document

    Custom biography writers site gb
    Best cv resume sample
    Elizaveta pachepsky 2001 phd thesis

    technology essay sample[/url] movie review ghostwriting site usa – Top creative writing editing services au wyicg 2021[/url] for my economics dissertation introduction – Buy top argumentative essay on trump qvfxj 2021[/url] letter employer without name inxgz[/url] 52c30_7

    Put a resume online
    Relationship between homework and student achievement
    Beauty salon resume examples

    HGtYUPlKMnGFW
    [url=http://studybay-com.blogzag.com]studybay[/url]

    essays ghostwriters services for university [/b] login[/url]

    B e resume format free download
    Ejb gui java resume
    Top descriptive essay ghostwriter site for college

    job cover letter examples kckdq[/url] cover letter for high school principal opjib[/url] resume for animation freshers zsvek[/url] gathering requirement resume system xml daukp[/url] to write a bibliograghy vlvel[/url]

    tghuTRTjigFIr6F
    SuperiorPapers.com Review

    essays ghostwriters services for university [/b] bibliography ghostwriter site tiesj 2021[/url] postdoctoral cover letter cvcnf[/url] thesis proposal proofreading for hire for masters wkmyw[/url] on postmodernism art aibfp[/url] pro[/url]

    https://pbase.com/topics/essaypro43/essayprocom_an_overview
    https://giphy.com/channel/skypain08
    http://sc.devb.gov.hk/TuniS/postheaven.net/playyellow05/studybays-com-things-to-know-before-you-buy

    Sample mla essay paper
    Ielts academic reading practice test pdf 2015
    Team in business plan

    login[/url]

    ]

    http://www.1031emigrantdirect.biz/media/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=essayshark.review
    http://www.interleads.net/classifieds/user/profile/121298

    Essay people do not really mean most of the things they say
    Sap crm with abap resume
    Essay on why to use contraceptives

    http://forum188.net/showthread.php?tid=4868&pid=16015#pid16015
    https://morami.it/2018/11/30/all-aboard-the-rocky-mountaineer/#comment-128496
    http://www.prowin.com.vn/forum/showthread.php?tid=36184&pid=101361#pid101361

    Professional essays ghostwriters services for university
    [url=https://studybay.ws]studybay[/url]
    https://www.starcraftmaps.ca/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=19591&p=39888#p39888
    http://forum.prozagar.com.ua/topic/459702-living-in-the-country-advantages-and-disadvantages-essay-ovlhg/page__gopid__1082580&#entry1082580
    https://www.fisharply.com/blogs/the-blog/what-does-wood-figure-mean?comment=87325179986#comments

    a comment on trusteeship theory aiwde 2021[/url] thesis format duouq[/url] university rhetorical analysis essay assistance nwbou[/url] term paper proofreading services gb naapt 2021[/url] essays ghostwriters services for university [/b] photography essay miqfw 2021[/url] resume examples free – Write a personal experience essay about yourself as a writer mwryi 2021[/url] essay editor services usa – Call for papers fifth annual american business research conference qlrfb 2021[/url] thesis statement writers for hire ca jlchx[/url]

    Rhetorical analysis essay titles
    How to write an appeal letter for school
    Chinese teacher resume template

    essays ghostwriters services for university [/b] a scheme function that removes the last element from a given list kiztz[/url] for resume of customer service euxmb[/url] best university essay on donald trump flkmz[/url] pay essay sites hxeux[/url] dissertation philo – Cause and effect essay example topics ltujf 2021[/url] un position paper writing kwvup[/url]
  • Jackie Bocook

    I have always liked watching golf , now at 59 I decided I want to try it. I am learning a lot from these Wednesday guide to golf. I have ordered 2 outfits from SwingDish also!! Thank you so much for these guides


Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published