August, 2016 Monthly archive

The Rules of Golf require that in stroke play every competitor has a marker to attest their score on each hole of their stipulated round. Both the player and their marker have an explicit responsibility for the correctness of the … Read More

The should help with the wording of penalty statements, marked with an asterisk, underneath some of the 34 Rules of Golf. Such statements appear under Rules 1, 4, 6 and 18. Usually, the wording of the statement is self-explanatory, e.g. under Rule … Read More

A player does not have to search for their own ball if they would rather not find it, e.g. when their original ball is likely to be deep in a gorse bush and their provisional ball is in the middle … Read More