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Golf Rules are an extensive list of regulations, guidelines and stipulations that help govern the game of golf to make it fair. The Rules of Golf my be the most extensive of any sport and it can be overwhelming for most amateurs playing the game. Non the less, since there are no referees in the game of golf it is important for all players to have general working knowledge of the basic rules and etiquette to keep play moving at a reasonable pace.

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  • Learn Basic Rules & Etiquette

    If you are a beginner, one of the best things you can do for yourself is take time to learn the basic rules and etiquette. You are going to be a bit nervous and uneasy anyway if you get paired up with experienced players when you are a novice golfer, so you don't want to make it worse, by not knowing what to do in basic situations. Learn penalties such as out of bounds, hazards, lost ball and hitting the flag while putting. Learn basic etiquette such as how to tend the flag, order of play and where to stand while others are hitting. The more of the basics you know, the more comfortable you will be and the more fun you will have.

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