Be the Referee Yourself
I’ve taken inspiration from the BBC’s very own Ken Brown and his “Ken on the Course” pieces. Watch the videos and make your decision.
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CALLING ALL REFEREES Please can you help out with this question that Bob has posed – We would very much appreciate your thoughts and citations in the discussion below. A player in a stroke play competition leaves a putt short and on the lip of the hole. In disgust they attempt to knock the ball … Continue reading Is missing the ball in anger a “Stroke”?
A real scenario which is causing a bit of discussion, so one for those who know the rules in depth. As follows: A group of players are playing in a Stableford Competition. Half way down a hole, Player A declares that they cannot now score any Stableford points and therefore they have ‘completed the hole‘ … Continue reading When is a ball not a ball?
It seems that Bryson Dechambeau just can not stay out of the limelight. The shaft of his driver broke on the 7th hole – probably not surprising given the violent speed of his new swing (watch the video below if you haven’t seen the incident). The breakage was most definitely accidental and not done in … Continue reading It keeps happening to Bryson – the broken club
Another one without a video, but I’d be struggling to recreate this situation. Again a real happening, this time from the Wiltshire Ladies at North Wilts. The 11th hole at North Wilts plays downhill and there is a steep bank leading down at the back of the green. I was called down to the green … Continue reading Referee Challenge: Ball moved by insects
The Wiltshire refs will recognise this one as it happened at a Seniors Championship a couple of years ago – it should be in the “you couldn’t make it up” category! The scenario is that having holed out the player turns round to find that their electric trolley is no longer at the edge of … Continue reading Referee Challenge: How long do you have to look for your clubs?
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