• Examples of Rule 1-2: Exerting Influence on Movement of Ball
    3:34

    Understand USGA Rule 1-2 – Exerting Influence on Movement of Ball. Our PGA pro will walk you through the basics of this rule and provide course examples for stroke and match play.

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  • The Rules of Golf: 18-1 - Ball Moved by Outside Agency
    1:47

    In this video, Mark Wilson shows an example of USGA Rule 18-1 from the rules of golf. This rule pertains to when a ball at rest is moved by an outside agency. There isn’t a penalty towards the player if their ball at rest was moved by an outside agency; however, they are required to

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  • Rules of Golf: Rule 18-2A - Ball at Rest Moved
    1:46

    In this video, Mark Wilson discusses some specific aspects of Rule 18 2A from the rules of golf. Watch as Mark demonstrates examples of match play and stroke play where a ball at rest was moved by an outside agency due to a player’s actions. There are many situations where a ball at rest may

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  • Ball Lost Out of Bounds and Playing a Provisional
    21:23

    In this video, you’ll learn the rules regarding lost balls, what it means to declare your ball lost, and how long you have to search for your ball before it is officially declared lost. The video also covers where to play from when your ball is lost, what happens when you aren’t able to differentiate

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  • Substituting the Ball and Playing the Wrong Ball
    13:08

    This video covers the rules regarding substituting your golf ball, including when it’s permitted, when it is not, and the penalties assessed under each circumstance. You’ll also learn what the consequences are when you play the wrong ball, what happens when you play a ball that has previously been declared lost, what if anything you

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  • Rules Addressing Lifting, Dropping, Placing and Playing From the Wrong Place
    17:12

    This video covers many different scenarios and rules around lifting and replacing your ball. For instance, when can you lift the ball, who specifically is authorized to lift the ball, what are the penalties for lifting the ball when you’re not supposed to, and what happens when you fail to mark your ball before lifting

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  • Rule 5: The Ball
    4:34

    In this video you’ll learn that the rules state a ball is deemed unfit for play when it is cut, cracked, or otherwise out of shape. However, a ball that is simply scratched, scraped, has paint coming off of it, or is covered in mud is still considered fit for play under the rules. You’ll also learn the specific procedure you have to follow for making a substitution when your ball becomes unfit for play during the course of a hole.

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  • Rule 12: Searching For and Identifying the Ball
    8:58

    This video covers the ins and outs of searching for and identifying your ball. You’ll discover how long you have to look for a ball before it is considered lost, what the penalties are (if any) for a ball that is moved while being looked for, and you’ll also learn that contrary to popular belief, a player is not necessarily entitled to see his ball when making a stroke.

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  • Rule 21: Cleaning the Ball
    4:05

    In this video you’ll learn at what point and in which circumstances you are entitled to clean your ball, and the proper procedure to go about doing so. Most importantly, you’ll also learn the three specific instances when cleaning your ball is not allowed and what the penalties are for violating these rules.

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