Rules Explained

The first prinicpal when a player tries to decphyer / interpret the rules of golf is to undertand the terms used.  The terms or definitions are one of the core principals to be able to correctly understand and apply the rule.  Below are are a number of exmaples which a player may more commonly encounter at the courses we play at.  Click the Read More to be taken to the page

1.    Understand & Interpreting Rules

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2.    Definitions

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3.    Game Formats - Brief explanations

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4.    Nearest Point of Relief

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5.    Ground Under Repair

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6.    Plugged or Embedded Ball

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7.    Preferred Lies

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8.    Provisional Ball

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9.    Meaning of Known and Virtual Certainty

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10.  Practice

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11.  Relief Cart Path

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12.  Out of Bounds- Pictorial defining when 

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13.  Water Hazard - Pictorial defining when

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14.  Water Hazard - Prohibited Actions

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15.  Play the Ball as it lies

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16.  Relief Bridge Over Hazard

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17.  Local Rules

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18.  Casual Water Bunker

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19.  Casual Water Putting Green

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20.  New Ground Work Hole 17

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21.  Movable Obstructions Read More

22.  Little Known History of Golf & Origins

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