The Rules Of Golf Quiz

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 71

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A and B are partners in a foursome. Player A drives and as there is doubt as to whether the ball is out of bounds, his partner plays a provisional ball. What is the ruling?
    • A. 

      No penalty

    • B. 

      The stroke is cancelled and player A must correct the error by playing the provisional ball under penalty of two strokes.

    • C. 

      The provisional ball becomes the ball in play irrespective of whether the original ball is found or not.

  • 2. 
    At all times, tee markers are movable obstructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A player’s ball lies in a water hazard. In applying Rule 26-1b, he drops a ball in a bunker and subsequently plays the stroke. What is the ruling?
    • A. 

      The player incurs a two stroke penalty for incorrectly dropping his ball.

    • B. 

      There is no penalty.

    • C. 

      The player incurs a one stroke penalty.

  • 4. 
    A ball deflected by a direction post must be replayed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A player makes a practice swing and accidentally moves his ball in play on the fairway with his club. What is the ruling?
    • A. 

      The player has made a stroke and must play the ball as it lies.

    • B. 

      The player incurs a penalty of one stroke and must replace the ball.

    • C. 

      There is no penalty but the player must replace the ball.

  • 6. 
    In stroke play, a player bends long grass near his ball so that he can see the ball when playing his stroke.
    • A. 

      No penalty is incurred.

    • B. 

      The player incurs a one stroke penalty.

    • C. 

      The player incurs a two stroke penalty.

  • 7. 
    A player is subject to penalty for searching for a lost ball for ten minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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