Are You Required to Take Relief From Ground Under Repair?

Rule 16.1 covers free relief from abnormal course conditions, including ground under repair, immovable obstructions such as cart paths and sprinkler heads, animal holes, and temporary water. It is the player’s option to take that free relief, or play it as it lies. If you do choose to take free

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Bunkers

Unplayable Lie In A Bunker

If you’ve heard that you can now take the ball out of the bunker if you feel your lie is unplayable, then you heard correctly.  But there’s a bit more to it than that. 

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Golf Travel

Girlfriends Golf Getaway: Palm Springs

Many of us have felt the need to seek warmth, and one spot that can be relied upon to offer sunshine for our shoulders is the Palm Desert area, locally referred to as “the desert”. This is exactly why I’m offering a quick Girlfriends Golf Getaway Palm Springs edition.

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Getting Started

Defined Areas of the Course

It may seem silly to describe the areas of the course in a video, especially if you have already been playing for a while. However, in 2019 the new rules of golf contain quite a few new terms. Knowing the Defined Areas of The Course will help you understand which rules apply (or don’t apply) in certain areas of the course.

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Style

A Little Style On The Course

Not only is GGBlue’s color to die for, but the fabric is breathable and exceptionally comfortable. In San Diego we often have warm weather, and I love that this fabric is moisture wicking.

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My mission is to help you feel more confident about the rules of golf. Here on my blog you can search for rules by key words, or browse them all one-by-one.

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