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Diagrams and explanation of Model Local Rule 8E-5

Hi Ladies, Recently, the Board has adopted local Rule E-5 for our league for the purposes of helping the pace of play.  This rule should  be used if you have NOT hit a provisional ball. If you have to play your provisional … Continue reading

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Rule of the week #20 – New rules for caddies

Hi Ladies, Just in case any of you will experience the luxury of having a caddie, there are a couple of new rules that apply this year. Your caddie is no longer allowed to stand on or close to the … Continue reading

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Rule of the week #19 – Requirements before lifting your ball

Hi Ladies, When a player has good reason to mark and lift a ball to identify it, check for damage or see if it lies in a condition where relief is allowed (such as to see whether it is embedded), … Continue reading

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Rule of he week #18 – Playing out of turn

Hi Ladies, Under the old rule, it was implied that playing out of turn in stroke play was wrong or not allowed even though there was no penalty for doing so. Now, playing “ready golf” is encouraged when it can … Continue reading

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