Estimating the reference point for taking a drop requires the player to identify the choice of club, stance, swing, and line of play they would use for that stroke. Rule 16.1 It’s important to remember that when you take relief from any abnormal course condition you must take complete relief. What that means is if […]
Can Your Caddie Hold an Umbrella Over You to Protect You from the Rain?
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Golf Rules, Etiquette & Style (@girlfriendsguidetogolf) 10.2b(5) Physical Help and Protection from the Elements Can your caddie hold an umbrella over you? We all know golf requires focus and concentration, so the last thing players need is to have the distraction of rain coming […]
How to Hit a Provisional Ball
Are You Competitive?
Are you competitive? Do you consider yourself a competitive person? If you’re an elite athlete, you’re probably a very competitive person by nature. But what about the recreational golfer? Do you need to be competitive in order to enter and enjoy tournaments? I’ve played in dozens of tournaments like the member/member, member/guest, member/pro, club championship, […]
How To Make Better Contact With The Golf Ball
How To Make Better Contact With The Ball Having a good golf swing starts with making good contact with the ball. When I first started learning golf, I struggled for so long. I just kept whiffing the ball (You know, when you swing and miss?) I think perhaps because I was afraid to hit the ground. Or […]
Golf Warm-up Tips for Women
Golf Warm-Up Tips for Women I recently attended a golf fitness class with with Ashley Wood, Head Golf Professional at The Mountain Course at Incline Village, in Lake Tahoe. She has been kind enough to share some of her best golf warm-up tips for women. Read on to learn Ashley’s tips for bringing an exercise regimen […]
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When You Get The Call To Play In The Women’s Open
Brigitte Dunn graduated from SMU last weekend. Then last night her phone rang. The Qualifier Brigitte played a 36-hole qualifier at Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson, Texas just three weeks ago. With four birdies in the last five regulation holes, she ended up in a sudden-death playoff as night began to fall. She remembers […]
You Don’t Need To Be a Golf Pro To Learn The Rules
I’m not a golf professional, but simply a golf enthusiast who knows a bit more than the average bear about the rules. But I’m living proof that you don’t need to be a golf pro to learn the rules of golf.Continue reading