A surprisingly easy mistake to make - especially if you are used to playing from a particular place or set of tees. On a strange course you can even play off the tee for a different hole! https://youtu.be/u5BO60a3ego This is a mistake that you must correct in a medal competition or you will be disqualified. … Continue reading Playing from the Wrong Tee
Category: Rule 6 – Playing a Hole
8th Hole @BrokenhurstGC – Two Identical Balls
A long par 4, seemingly always into the wind and the first of 3 very testing holes in a row. Escape from the 8th, 9th, and 10th level to your handicap and you are most likely playing well. Even a good drive will probably leave a semi-blind second over the fairway bunker to a green … Continue reading 8th Hole @BrokenhurstGC – Two Identical Balls
Playing the Wrong Ball
Back to the Rose Ladies Series (#RoseLadiesGolf) and Meghan MacLaren was the winner at Moor Park yesterday edging out Liz Young (second for the second week running) and the amateur Samantha Fuller. She must have played some really good golf with 4 birdies and an eagle to put her at 6 under par after 10 … Continue reading Playing the Wrong Ball
Still in the Teeing Area
Here is Lee again having just driven from the 18th tee at Cumberwell. Not his best drive as his ball is still in the picture having come to rest a few feet behind where it was played from. If this was 2018 Lee would be playing his second from there as it lies, but now, … Continue reading Still in the Teeing Area
Referee Challenge – Who is it to Play?
Surely the easiest decision in golf is whose turn it is to play. While "Ready Golf" is to be very much encouraged in stroke play, in match play it should be strictly the farthest from the hole at all times (and you can have your stroke recalled by your opponent if you play out of … Continue reading Referee Challenge – Who is it to Play?