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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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John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf is a short golf blog post explaining who John Rattray was and his link to the rules of Golf. So, Who exactly was John Rattray? John Rattray, 1707-1771 He was born into the Clan Rattray in 1707 and lived in Craighall castle near Blairgowrie & Rattray. After his…
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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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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.