Sun Country Jr Tour Caddie Certification Quiz

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Sun Country Jr Tour Caddie Certification Quiz

The caddie certification program has been added to the Sun Country Jr Tour to allow individuals age 18 and older to caddie for a junior tour member. Any individual that would like to caddie for a Sun Country Jr Tour member is required to complete this quiz with a 90% or better and also read and sign the Sun Country Caddie Agreement. Please refer to the Rules of Golf 2012-15 edition as a reference. If you have any question please contact the Sun Country golf house at (505) 897-0864 or [email protected] Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I certify that the name on this test is the individual certifying to become a caddie for a member of the Sun Country Jr. Tour.
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 2. 
    Please provide your full name?
  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is NOT one of the duties performed by a Caddie?
    • A. 

      Carry the player’s bag.

    • B. 

      Help with the club selection.

    • C. 

      Slow down the pace of play.

    • D. 

      Rake the bunker once your player has hit out of the bunker.

  • 4. 
    What should your player do if they hit the ball out of bounds?
    • A. 

      Drop a ball where the original ball went out of bounds.

    • B. 

      Go back to the place where the original ball was played from and play another ball with a one stroke penalty.

    • C. 

      Drop a ball near the closest competitor and play from that spot.

    • D. 

      Not play another ball and take an 8 for the hole.

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a condition that would entitle the player to relief?
    • A. 

      A puddle of water.

    • B. 

      A hole made by a burrowing animal.

    • C. 

      An area marked with white paint.

    • D. 

      A bunker that is not raked.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a movable obstruction?
    • A. 

      A small plant, that is still alive and growing, between your player and the green.

    • B. 

      A trash can, not secured to the ground, which interferes with the players swing.

    • C. 

      Out of bounds stakes on the perimeter of the course.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Which statement is FALSE regarding a ball in a Water Hazard (yellow stakes or lines)?
    • A. 

      A player may play the ball as it lies in the water hazard without touching the ground or water with his hand or club and without moving any loose impediments (stones, leaves, etc.) without penalty.

    • B. 

      A player may play a ball from the same place as the ball that was originally hit into the water, adding one penalty stroke.

    • C. 

      A player may drop a ball behind the hazard, keeping the point where the ball last crossed the margin of the hazard directly between the hole and the spot where the ball is to be dropped, no limit how far behind the hazard it may be dropped, adding one penalty stroke.

    • D. 

      A player may use the drop area, if one is provided, without penalty.

  • 8. 
    Out of Bounds is defined as beyond the boundaries of the course or any part of the course so marked by the Committee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which statement is NOT true regarding the SCJrT pace of play?
    • A. 

      Each player may take no more than 45 seconds to play a shot.

    • B. 

      It is the caddie’s duty to help players hit their shots within a reasonable time.

    • C. 

      Over-coaching by a caddie will speed up the round and improve pace of play.

    • D. 

      Player must play without any undue delay.

  • 10. 
    Participants must exchange scorecards with the other players in the group so that no player has their own scorecard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The nearest point of relief from a paved cart path is the nearest point on the course where the cart path is no longer in the way and is not nearer the hole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following would be considered inappropriate attire for caddies or players at a SCJT event?
    • A. 

      A collared shirt with sleeves.

    • B. 

      Tennis shoes or golf shoes.

    • C. 

      Slacks or shorts.

    • D. 

      Caddy Bib

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Which statement is FALSE regarding a ball in a Lateral Water Hazard (red stakes or lines)?
    • A. 

      A player may drop a ball two club lengths from the point where the ball last entered the hazard, but not closer to the hole

    • B. 

      A player may play a ball from the same place as the ball that was originally hit into the water.

    • C. 

      A player may drop a ball behind the hazard, keeping the point where the ball last crossed the margin of the hazard directly between the hole and the spot where the ball is dropped, with no limit how far behind the water hazard the ball may be dropped.

    • D. 

      A player may drop the ball as close as possible to the green.

  • 14. 
    If during play, the player and caddie are not sure how to proceed under the rules, what can they do?
    • A. 

      Continue play and disregard all rules.

    • B. 

      Stop play and wait for a rules official to drive by.

    • C. 

      Take an 8 on the hole

    • D. 

      Play a second ball, under rule 3-3, and advise all of the other players which ball you plan to count as the score for that hole, if the rules permit.

  • 15. 
    When is relief NOT available from an immovable obstruction?
    • A. 

      When a ball lies in or on the obstruction.

    • B. 

      If the obstruction interferes with the players swing.

    • C. 

      If the obstruction interferes with the players line of play.

    • D. 

      If the obstruction interferes with the players stance.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are spectators NOT allowed to do?
    • A. 

      Give advice to the players.

    • B. 

      Walk alongside, on the course, with the players and caddies in the group

    • C. 

      Use a cell phone or other electronic device on the course.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    What is the maximum score allowed per hole in a SCJT event?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 18. 
    What should a player bring with them to a tournament?
    • A. 

      Full water bottle.

    • B. 

      A few snacks such as granola bars.

    • C. 

      Sunscreen.

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is something a caddie is allowed to do?
    • A. 

      Stand behind a player while he or she plays a stroke.

    • B. 

      Give advice to your player on which club to use or where to hit the ball.

    • C. 

      Touch the putting green to indicate a line of putt.

    • D. 

      Give advice to other players of which you are not caddying for.

  • 20. 
    Why are we including caddies in the SCJT tournaments?
    • A. 

      Keep kids on track

    • B. 

      Carrying their bags

    • C. 

      Help with confusing situations

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 21. 
    If a player declares his ball unplayable, which of the following would NOT apply?
    • A. 

      If two club lengths do not get the player out of trouble, drop the ball more than two club lengths with a one stroke penalty added to the score.

    • B. 

      Play a ball as near as possible to the spot from which the original ball was played no closer to the hole.

    • C. 

      Drop a ball behind the point where the ball lay, keeping that point directly between the hole and the spot where the ball is to be dropped.

    • D. 

      Drop a ball within two club lengths of the spot where the ball lay, but not nearer the hole.

  • 22. 
    Under the SCJT disqualification policy for players age 7-10, if a player incurs a penalty for disqualification for any reason other than code of conduct or unauthorized use of electronic devices, the player will be assessed the max score for the hole instead of disqualification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about SCJT tournaments for ages 7-10?
    • A. 

      A player may remove their ball from a bunker with no penalty.

    • B. 

      If a player swings with the intent to hit the ball and misses, the stroke does not count.

    • C. 

      If a player is late to the tee for their starting time, there is no penalty.

    • D. 

      SCJT events are designed to encourage participants to have fun, learn the basic fundamentals of the game and provide an opportunity to advance and grow.

  • 24. 
    If a player hits a ball and can-not find it, how much time does the player have to search for the ball before it is considered lost?
    • A. 

      3 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes

    • C. 

      7 minutes

    • D. 

      As much time as it takes to find the ball

  • 25. 
    How many caddies may a player have at any one time?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      There is no limit

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