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Just a naive question: say you are in a foursome and you are competing with other groups.  If a caddy in your forsome records the scores, is that gruop DQ o can a caddy keep scores at any time?

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Unless the committee has assigned a marker and stipulated that he is required to keep the official scorecard, there is no rule that specifies who must keep score.  If there is no such stipulation then anyone can keep score, but it's still the player's responsibility to ensure that the hole scores are correct before signing the card.

For the competitions in which I play, we are required to exchange cards with one of the other members of our group, and that player serves as our marker.  The only stipulation is that we may not keep our own card, but most of us do keep our scores on a separate card to check and verify before signing and returning the official card to the committee.

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10 hours ago, Fourputt said:

For the competitions in which I play, we are required to exchange cards with one of the other members of our group, and that player serves as our marker.  The only stipulation is that we may not keep our own card,

Pretty much standard for formal competitions.

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On 10/16/2017 at 9:07 AM, Fourputt said:

For the competitions in which I play, we are required to exchange cards with one of the other members of our group, and that player serves as our marker.  The only stipulation is that we may not keep our own card, but most of us do keep our scores on a separate card to check and verify before signing and returning the official card to the committee.

This is the way we do it at my club for any formal competitions.

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