Learn from the Pro Tours
More tour happenings that we can learn from. Maverick McNeally was doing well and facing a delicate pitch out of the rough with his ball lying precariously on top of the long grass. While he initially put his club down well behind the ball, when he went to play the stroke the ball toppled off … Continue reading Causing the Ball to Move – AT&T at Pebble Beach
He has been involved in more than a few dubious actions regarding the rules and has now attracted a lot of negative attention on social media about his actions around his ball on the 10th hole of his 3rd round of the Farmers Insurance Open yesterday. The video here is the only one I could … Continue reading Patrick Reed’s Embedded Ball
The best in the world don’t often have to look for their ball – they hit it straighter than most and usually have a good number of marshals and spectators to see where the ball landed. So Bryson probably has a good excuse for being a little hazy on the lost ball rule. If it … Continue reading Bryson’s Lost Ball
Some players just seem to attract bizarre incidents. Perhaps a bit of “brain fade” but it seems he thought he had previously put his marker down. He just lifted the ball and immediately realised his mistake. This is an immediate 1 stroke penalty under Rule 9.4b and this happens whenever a player deliberately touches their … Continue reading Jon Rahm forgets to mark his ball
Another quote from Bobby Jones – the pre-eminent golfer of his generation and grand slam winner in 1930. “In golf, the customs and etiquette and decorum are as important as the rules of play” “The rewards of golf, and of life too I expect, are worth very little if you don’t play the game by … Continue reading The Essential Integrity of a Golfer – Oliva Pinto
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