A Beginner's Guide To Golf

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A Beginners Guide To Golf - Quiz

By now, the 3.5 hour training session is now complete. This quiz is mandatory and must be done at the end of the session. Good luck, you have 10 minutes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is an appropriate list of clothes to wear on the golf course?

    • A.

      Nike Hat, Dress Pants, Golf Shoes, Golf Glove.

    • B.

      Cowboy Hat, Jeans, Cowboy Boots

    • C.

      Hoodie, Sneakers, Ball Cap, Swim Shorts

    • D.

      Ripped Jean Jacket, Cut off Shorts, Flip Flops, Bandana.

    Correct Answer
    A. Nike Hat, Dress Pants, Golf Shoes, Golf Glove.
    Explanation
    The appropriate list of clothes to wear on the golf course includes a Nike Hat, Dress Pants, Golf Shoes, and a Golf Glove. These items are specifically designed for golfing and provide comfort, flexibility, and protection while playing. Wearing a Nike Hat helps to shield the eyes from the sun, while Dress Pants give a professional and polished look. Golf Shoes provide traction and stability on the course, and a Golf Glove offers a better grip on the club. This attire is suitable for the golf course and ensures a comfortable and functional experience.

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  • 2. 

    How do you fix a ball mark?

    • A.

      Step on it firmly with your foot until the mark has faded.

    • B.

      Fill the indent with bits of dirt and grass and then pat it down with your putter.

    • C.

      Use your divot repair tool and insert the fork into the edge of the indentation. Simply pull up and repeat until the indent is gone.

    • D.

      It is not necessary to fix a ball mark.

    Correct Answer
    C. Use your divot repair tool and insert the fork into the edge of the indentation. Simply pull up and repeat until the indent is gone.
    Explanation
    To fix a ball mark, you should use a divot repair tool and insert the fork into the edge of the indentation. By pulling up and repeating this process, the indent will gradually disappear. This method is effective in restoring the smoothness of the putting surface and promoting the health of the grass.

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  • 3. 

    How many clubs are you allowed to have in your golf bag?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      14

    Correct Answer
    D. 14
    Explanation
    In golf, players are allowed to have a maximum of 14 clubs in their golf bag. This limit is set by the rules of the game to ensure fairness and to prevent players from having an unfair advantage. Having a variety of clubs allows players to choose the right club for different shots and distances on the golf course. Therefore, the correct answer is 14.

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  • 4. 

    What does a Red stake indicate?

    • A.

      A Hazard

    • B.

      Out of Bounds

    • C.

      Water

    • D.

      Deep Rough

    Correct Answer
    A. A Hazard
    Explanation
    A red stake indicates a hazard on the golf course. Hazards are areas that are considered difficult or dangerous to play from, such as water hazards or bunkers. When a player's ball lands in a hazard, they may have to take a penalty stroke or play the ball as it lies, depending on the specific rules of the game. The presence of a red stake serves as a visual marker to inform players that the area is a hazard and they should proceed with caution.

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  • 5. 

    What club should be used while performing a Bump-n-Run approach shot?

    • A.

      8 Iron

    • B.

      7 Iron

    • C.

      6 Iron

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above.
    Explanation
    All of the above clubs can be used while performing a Bump-n-Run approach shot. The Bump-n-Run shot is a low trajectory shot that is used when the golfer wants to keep the ball low and rolling on the ground. The choice of club depends on the distance to the target and the golfer's personal preference. Using an 8 iron will result in a higher trajectory and less roll, while using a 6 iron will result in a lower trajectory and more roll. The 7 iron falls in between these two options and can be used as a middle ground.

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  • 6. 

    Where should the ball be located in your stance when trying to have a high shot?

    • A.

      Back Foot

    • B.

      Front Foot

    • C.

      Middle Stance

    • D.

      None of the Above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Front Foot
    Explanation
    When trying to have a high shot, the ball should be located in the front foot of the stance. Placing the ball in the front foot allows for a steeper angle of attack, which helps in generating more height on the shot. This position also allows the player to make solid contact with the ball and achieve the desired trajectory. Placing the ball in the back foot or in the middle stance may result in a lower shot trajectory. Therefore, the correct answer is the Front Foot.

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  • 7. 

    What are the two key things that are essential while performing a shot?

    • A.

      Club Selection, Footwear

    • B.

      Attire, Stance

    • C.

      Keep Your Eyes on the Ball, Weight Transfer

    • D.

      Keep Your Eyes on the Ball, Pin Location

    Correct Answer
    C. Keep Your Eyes on the Ball, Weight Transfer
    Explanation
    While performing a shot, keeping your eyes on the ball is crucial as it helps maintain focus and accuracy. This allows you to make better contact with the ball and control its direction. Additionally, weight transfer is essential as it helps generate power and balance in the swing. Shifting your weight properly from back to front during the swing allows for a more powerful and controlled shot.

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  • 8. 

    If a green is sloping left where should you aim to counter the slope?

    • A.

      Right of the Hole.

    • B.

      Left of the Hole.

    • C.

      Short of the Hole

    • D.

      Long of the Hole

    Correct Answer
    A. Right of the Hole.
    Explanation
    When a green is sloping left, it means that the surface of the green is slanting towards the left side. To counter this slope and ensure that the ball rolls towards the hole, you should aim to the right of the hole. By aiming to the right, the slope will naturally guide the ball towards the left and towards the hole.

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  • 9. 

    To perform the Bump-n-Run approach shot, use a ________ motion when executing the shot.

    Correct Answer
    Pendulum
    Putting
    Explanation
    To perform the Bump-n-Run approach shot, a pendulum motion is used when executing the shot. This motion involves a smooth and controlled swinging of the club, similar to the motion used in putting. The pendulum motion helps to maintain a consistent and accurate stroke, which is crucial for executing the Bump-n-Run shot effectively. It allows the golfer to control the distance and trajectory of the ball, ensuring that it lands softly on the green and rolls towards the target.

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  • 10. 

    Did you Learn Something New Today?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Waste of my time.

    • D.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Yes" because it implies that the person did learn something new today. The other options "No" and "Waste of my time" indicate a negative response, while "Maybe" suggests uncertainty. Therefore, "Yes" is the most suitable answer that aligns with the question.

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