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  1. Asheville

    Failure To Include an Unknown Penalty

    Isn't it possible that the "Failure to Include Unknown Penalty" Exception is really only a TV golf phenomenon? I've been a referee (mercifully not on TV) for awhile and over the past ten years of 30 or so days working each season, I've never even once seen a "failure to include unknown penalty" situation arise. The usual question in the scoring area is, "Any Rules problems out there today? Anyone play a second ball under 3-3?" Sometimes a player or marker will have something to clear up, but it gets done on the spot.
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    Match Play Question

    I'd suggest that your match should have stood as played. HANDICAP IN MATCH PLAY Decision 6-2a/1 Failure to Determine Handicaps Prior to Start of Match There is no penalty if players fail to determine one another's handicaps before starting a match. If this results in one of them not receiving a handicap stroke at a hole at which he is entitled to receive one, the hole stands as played.
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    USGA/R&A Finalize 2019 Rules of Golf

    Life is short . . . don't postpone joy.
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    USGA/R&A Finalize 2019 Rules of Golf

    Look in 2019 Committee Procedures, Model Local Rules.
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    USGA/R&A Finalize 2019 Rules of Golf

    Good week to be out of town, Martyn. 😉
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    USGA/R&A Finalize 2019 Rules of Golf

    2019 Rules of Golf - Player's Edition now on USGA.org http://www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/rules/rules-2019/rules-of-golf/rules-and-interpretations.html
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    Holed or no?

    Let's be sure to make a clear distinction between this ball's situation on the putting green and a Rule 25 Embedded Ball. The latter can only occur through the green.
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    Question on Putting Stance

    R16-1d says, The player must not make a stroke on the putting green from a stance astride, or with either foot touching, the line of putt or an extension of that line behind the ball. That's the only restriction for the feet. Think of a croquet stroke . . . that's not permitted.
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    Proper score keeping

    As does R31-3. Scoring The marker is required to record for each hole only the gross score of whichever partner's score is to count. The gross scores to count must be individually identifiable; otherwise, the side is disqualified. Only one of the partners need be responsible for complying with Rule 6-6b.
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    Another Penalty for Lexi Thompson

    Players (and referees) sometimes don't always think clearly when things become awkward. A savvy caddie might have prevented that breach. (If I were a player's agent I would encourage him or her to send their caddie to a PGA/USGA Rules Workshop.)
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    Water Hazard

    6. Dropping Zones The Committee may establish dropping zones on which balls may or must be dropped when the Committee considers that it is not feasible or practicable to proceed exactly in conformity with Rule 24-2b or Rule 24-3 (Immovable Obstruction), Rule 25-1b or 25-1c (Abnormal Ground Conditions), 25-3 (Wrong Putting Green), Rule 26-1 (Water Hazards and Lateral Water Hazards) or Rule 28 (Ball Unplayable). Generally, such dropping zones should be provided as an additional relief option to those available under the Rule itself, rather than being mandatory. http://www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/rules/rules-and-decisions.html#!rule-14322
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    Water Hazard

    Have the club establish a mandatory drop zone. Then everyone will be happy.
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    Swing and a miss

    From the Rules of Golf Definitions: A "stroke" is the forward movement of the club made with the intention of striking at and moving the ball . . . .
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    Cheating in tournament

    In stroke play, you may not ignore a fellow-competitor’s breach of a Rule. (D33-7/9)

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