Asked By: William Powell Date: created: May 10 2021

Where do you stand when someone is putting

Answered By: Dominic Kelly Date: created: May 11 2021

Players should not stand close to or directly behind the ball, or directly behind the hole, when a player is about to play. Players should not stand on another player’s line of putt or, when they are making a stroke, cast a shadow over their line of putt.

Asked By: Jack Rogers Date: created: Oct 04 2021

Where do you stand on a tee box

Answered By: Daniel Sanchez Date: created: Oct 07 2021

You can always use the tee box to help you play your natural shot. If you slice or fade the ball, tee up on the far right side of the box, near the marker (above). If you hook the ball, tee up on the far left side. It’s OK to stand outside the markers as long as your ball is between them.

Asked By: Jayden Taylor Date: created: Aug 29 2021

Can you stand outside the tee box

Answered By: Thomas Moore Date: created: Aug 30 2021

If you tee up the ball inside the box (you may still be standing outside), you will be set to go. If you tee up the ball outside the box, you will be required to hit again (this time from within the box), and, depending on the type of match you are playing, you may incur a two stroke penalty.

Asked By: George Bryant Date: created: Nov 03 2020

Is it OK to tee up on the fairway

Answered By: Curtis Miller Date: created: Nov 03 2020

Rule 5.4 Use of tee on fairway or in rough

You can use a tee not to exceed 6 inches anywhere on the fairway or rough. This rule gives you a better chance of striking the ball without dribbling the ball a few yards away. Most recreational golfers are not very good at taking a divot and so top the ball frequently.

Asked By: Abraham Lopez Date: created: Feb 13 2022

How long does a golfer have to hit a shot

Answered By: Peter Perry Date: created: Feb 13 2022

On the PGA Tour, there are situations where players actually have 60 seconds to hit a shot: When they’re the first to hit a tee shot on a hole. When they’re first to hit an approach shot. When they’re first to hit a third shot on a par 5.

Asked By: Norman Lewis Date: created: Jul 27 2021

Who should tee off first

Answered By: David Barnes Date: created: Jul 28 2021

The honor system states that whoever had the lowest gross score on the hole prior gets to tee off first. After teeing off, the player whose ball is farthest away from the hole plays first. In match play, the player with honor is the person with the lowest net score will tee off first.

Asked By: Fred Morris Date: created: Nov 05 2021

Can you mark your ball on the green with a tee

Answered By: Ashton Morgan Date: created: Nov 08 2021

On the putting green, the vast majority of golfers use “a coin (or) an object made to be a ball marker,” as the rulebook definition puts it. The procedures for marking, lifting the ball, replacing the ball, and lifting the ball marker are covered in Rule 14.

Asked By: Robert Clark Date: created: Mar 14 2021

Can you move your golf ball out of a divot

Answered By: Jeremiah Torres Date: created: Mar 15 2021

No, you cannot move a golf ball out of a divot hole even when that divot is in the fairway – at least, not without penalty. (You can declare the ball unplayable, assess yourself a one-stroke penalty, and drop.)

Asked By: Edward Davis Date: created: Mar 30 2021

Can you putt from the fairway

Answered By: Ian Cook Date: created: Mar 31 2021

Charles Howell III prepares to putt from just off the green at the 2007 Nissan Open. Technically, a golfer may use a putter anywhere on the course. You’re welcome to use it on every shot, if you like, but unless you’re playing miniature golf you won’t score very well with that strategy.

Asked By: Neil Nelson Date: created: Feb 24 2021

What happens if you knock the ball off the tee

Answered By: Graham Williams Date: created: Feb 26 2021

First, the wording of Rule 11-3; If a ball, when not in play, falls off a tee or is knocked off a tee by the player in addressing it, it may be re-teed, without penalty. However, if a stroke is made at the ball in these circumstances, whether the ball is moving or not, the stroke counts, but there is no penalty.

Asked By: Cole Flores Date: created: Dec 24 2021

How far back can you tee off

Answered By: Cody Williams Date: created: Dec 26 2021

Is it a rule that you must be behind the tee markers on a tee box? How far can you tee the ball up behind the markers? Yes, you cannot tee up in front of the tee markers or you will be penalized two strokes. You can go back from the markers a maximum of 2 club lengths.

Asked By: Lucas Nelson Date: created: Dec 30 2021

Are you required to mark your ball on the green

Answered By: Brian Cox Date: created: Jan 02 2022

You are never required to mark your ball on the green. If it’s near the hole or near another players line of putt, as a courtesy, you should mark and lift it. After all have put a ball in play from the teeing ground, the player who is farthest from the hole plays next.

Asked By: William Evans Date: created: Oct 22 2021

Can you clean your golf ball in the fairway

Answered By: Anthony Phillips Date: created: Oct 25 2021

Cleaning golf ball: A player is allowed to mark, lift, clean and replace the ball on the putting green and anywhere else on the course that is within the rules of golf.

Asked By: Austin Watson Date: created: Oct 10 2021

How far should you hit a 7 iron

Answered By: Kyle Gray Date: created: Oct 11 2021

HOW TO KNOW WHICH GOLF CLUB TO USE

Club Men’s Average Distance Women’s Average Distance
7-iron 140 yards 120 yards
8-iron 130 yards 110 yards
9-iron 120 yards 100 yards
Pitching wedge 110 yards 90 yards

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Asked By: Devin Russell Date: created: Jun 01 2021

What do you call a bad golfer

Answered By: Stanley Anderson Date: created: Jun 02 2021

“Duffer” is a colloquial or slang term within golf for a mediocre or poor golfer.

Asked By: Adam Griffin Date: created: Feb 18 2022

What is the 10 second rule in golf

Answered By: Malcolm Watson Date: created: Feb 20 2022

A player in such a situation is “allowed enough time to reach the hole without unreasonable delay and an additional 10 seconds to determine whether the ball is at rest”. After walking to the ball and then waiting his allotted time, Johnson prepared to tap in for par when it toppled in of its own volition.

Asked By: Richard Henderson Date: created: Dec 05 2021

What is the 40 second rule in golf

Answered By: Douglas Rivera Date: created: Dec 06 2021

“Under the guidelines for Rule 6-7, a player is permitted 40 seconds to play a stroke. This 40-second time limit includes the first to play from the teeing ground, from the fairway and from around and on the putting green.” The first player to play a second stroke on a par-4 or par-5 hole.

Asked By: Lucas Diaz Date: created: Jan 26 2021

Can you touch the green before putting

Answered By: Norman Howard Date: created: Jan 29 2021

It’s OK to touch the green on the other side of the hole from where your ball is resting, provided it’s not done to indicate a line for putting.

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