Category: Rules and Etiquette

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The Teeing Area

The Teeing Area

The Teeing Area is a short golf blog post that looks at the basic rules of starting a hole. Every golfer should start each hole from the specific, marked out area. Golfers have several names for the area including, “the teeing ground”, “tee box”, “the tee” or just “tee”. The area is officially called the…
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How to rake a bunker

How to rake a bunker

How to rake a bunker is a short golf blog post that looks at the does and don’ts of raking the sand. Prepare yourself properly To start with, prepare yourself properly. When you are approaching the bunker, choose where your entry point is going to be. (This may not always be the lowest part of…
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Relief from Penalty Areas

Relief from Penalty Areas

Relief from Penalty Areas is a short Golf blog post attempting to answer the basics of dropping from Penalty Areas. What are Penalty Areas? According to The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, Penalty Areas are parts of the course that are defined by Red or Yellow marker posts. See Rule number 17.…
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The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad?

The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad?

The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad? is a short Blog addressing the question of clothing rules. That brings to mind The Clash song, Should I stay or should I go? Many moons ago, the game of golf was classed as the gentleman’s game. They would dress in their Sunday best to go for…
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Essentials of Golf Etiquette

The Essentials of Golf Etiquette!

Some players struggle with the Do’s & Don’ts so I have created an easy list of the essentials of golf etiquette to help you out.