What You Need to Know About the World Handicap System

Many golfers are still getting used to all the changes to the rules of golf that took effect in January 2019, and now we hear that there’s another big change—this one to the handicap system. Before you get too stressed, let’s review what you need to know about the new

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Advanced Rules

Teeing Area Rules

  Trust me when I tell you that knowing the teeing area rules will help prevent penalties and confusion during your golf round. I have

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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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