TEN RULES TO REMEMBER
1 You must play the same ball from the teeing ground into the hole. Change the
ball only when the rules allow.
2. Rule 3-2: You must hole out on each hole. if
you don't, you don't have a score and are thus disqualified.
3. Rule 5-6: You are responsible for playing your
own ball. Put an identification mark
4. Rule 13: You must play the ball as it lies.
5. Rule 13-4: When your ball is in a hazard,
whether sand or water, you cannot touch the surface of the hazard with your
club before making your stroke.
6. Rule 16: You cannot improve the line of a putt
before your stroke by repairing marks made by the spikes on players' shoes
7. Rule 24: Obstructions are anything artificial.
Some are moveable so you can move them; some are not so then you have to drop
within one club length of your nearest point of relief -no penalty.
8. Rule 26: if your ball is lost in a water
hazard, you can drop another behind the hazard keeping the point where the ball
last crossed the hazard between you and the hole -- with a one stroke penalty.
9. Rule 27: If you lose your ball anywhere else
but in a hazard, return to where you hit your previous shot and hit another -
with a one- stroke penalty
10.Rule 28: If
your ball is unplayable you have three options:
from where you hit your last shot
within two club lengths of where your ball now is.
the point where the ball is between you and the hole and drop a ball on that
line. You can go back as far as you want.
In all cases, you
are assessed a one-stroke penalty.