Know the Basic Rules of Golf

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What do I do after hitting a bad shot

Know the Basic Rules of Golf

Learn to use the basic rules of golf to make the most out of your troubles. For instance, you hook a ball into the woods and it is unplayable. You are only 50 yards from the green but blocked out by the woods. The rule states you can bring the ball out and place it along the line of flight (even all the way back to your tee shot). So go back along the line until you have the best distance and approach angle to the green. This golfing technique could save you a stroke or 2. Get every advantage you can.



6/12/2007 6:05:16 AM
Don Reed said:

I believe that the ball may be placed behind the original position in line with the hole, not in the line of flight (see 28.1(B)(3))

9/15/2009 12:18:44 AM
Harold said:

You need to know in this rule there is a one stroke penalty if you bring the ball back


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