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

    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

    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

    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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  • Rule 12: Searching For and Identifying the Ball

    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

    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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  • Rule 22: The Ball Assisting or Interfering With Play

    Ball assisting play is what this video is all about, and in it you’ll learn that under Rule 22 any player has the right to lift a ball that they deem to be assisting another player’s play. You’ll also learn that the rules for this vary between stroke play and match play. Next, you’ll learn how this rule addresses both mental and physical interference, and under which cases you are entitled to relief.

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  • Rule 28: Unplayable Ball

    Rule 28 tells us what is considered an unplayable ball, and who has the right to make that determination. Also, once a ball has been deemed unplayable what are your options for relief and what penalties will you incur. This video also covers the rules surrounding deeming a ball unplayable without knowing its location, such as in the case of a lost ball.

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  • Rule 2: Match Play

    This video covers the various forms of match play as well as the rules and common terminology used when discussing match play. You’ll also learn what happens when a hole is omitted or played out of order, what happens when players agree to shorten the number of holes to be played in a round, and what the possible solutions are when a match concludes in a tie.

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  • Rule 3: Stroke Play

    In this short video, you’ll be introduced to Rule 3 regarding stroke play, which is when a competitor is playing against all of the other players in the field. The video also covers the penalty for failing to “hole out” at the conclusion of a hole.

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