Wow. Two visits from a marshal on the same day. Yikes.
For what its worth, I have one guy I play with regularly that still believes the guy off the green plays first even when closer to the hole. I tried to explain it to him once and haven't bothered again since he's casual.
You sir, hit the trifecta. Playing with a stickler who is both a d-bag and wrong at the same time.
Well . if I remember the sequence of events correctly, the marshal did come over and tell him to keep the cart off the green a hole or 2 before I said anything to him about walking on lines. The marshal visited us twice - once for slow play (him) and again for the carts on the green . .not sure which was first, lol. I've had nothing but good luck with pairings except for that day.
Oh yeah . .another annoying thing about this guy and his partner (think it was his girlfriend) was that they were in a cart at all. This was at a 9 hole par 3 course (the one that Tiger played one when he was 2 or something, lol). .I didn't even know they had carts.
The dad was not much better of a player than I am, he would be easy to pair up with and he seemed light hearted about the game. He would talk to himself after a bad shot from time to time, he was encouraging, would always compliment me on a good shot or putt. I drained two huge putts that day, on the first tee from about 20-25 feet out, and again on the back nine from the fringe over a double breaker about 30-35 feet away. He told me "you have to pull that ball out yourself", ha-ha.
I have never thrown a club, I wanted too on Sunday after hitting 4 balls in the woods on the second tee. My partner "well, you're making good contact with the ball".