# Pardon My Ignorance, Couple of Questions

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A) A French golfer on the Euro' Challenge Tour was DQ'd for running out of balls. Is there a max limit to how many balls a player can have, or did he simply not have enough?

B) When watching the tour each week, the commentator most of the time tells us what club a player is using for the shot. I can see if it's a driver or wood, yet irons? Does someone by the player(caddie, etc), signal which club is being used?

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4 minutes ago, Alohaed said:

A) A French golfer on the Euro' Challenge Tour was DQ'd for running out of balls. Is there a max limit to how many balls a player can have, or did he simply not have enough?

No max, and he could have borrowed one from someone else, but that's a two-stroke penalty if the one-ball rule is in effect.

4 minutes ago, Alohaed said:

B) When watching the tour each week, the commentator most of the time tells us what club a player is using for the shot. I can see if it's a driver or wood, yet irons? Does someone by the player(caddie, etc), signal which club is being used?

They use hand signals. A 4 pointed upward is a 4-iron, pointed downward is a 9-iron (4+5 fingers).

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2 hours ago, iacas said:

No max, and he could have borrowed one from someone else, but that's a two-stroke penalty if the one-ball rule is in effect.

They use hand signals. A 4 pointed upward is a 4-iron, pointed downward is a 9-iron (4+5 fingers).

Interesting, I didn't know that they used the downturned hand to add 5.  How do they differentiate each wedge?

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4 hours ago, djfajt71 said:

Interesting, I didn't know that they used the downturned hand to add 5.  How do they differentiate each wedge?

I don't know. Closed fist is usually a pitching wedge (i.e. "10").

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