Pgm Level 1 Rules Of Golf

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  • 1. 

    There were no rules for the first 3 centuries of golf.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the first three centuries of golf, there were no established rules governing the sport. This means that players were not bound by any specific regulations or guidelines when playing the game. The lack of rules during this time period allowed for more flexibility and variation in how the game was played.

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  • 2. 

    The USGA Rules Book has

    • A.

      47 definitions

    • B.

      34 rules

    • C.

      3 appendices

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because the question states that the USGA Rules Book has 47 definitions, 34 rules, and 3 appendices. Therefore, all of these options are correct and included in the USGA Rules Book.

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  • 3. 

    The first published rules of were called?

    • A.

      The Rules

    • B.

      The Articles and Laws in Playing Golf

    • C.

      The Regulations for the Game of Golf

    Correct Answer
    B. The Articles and Laws in Playing Golf
    Explanation
    The first published rules of golf were called "The Articles and Laws in Playing Golf." These rules were likely created to establish a standardized set of guidelines for playing the game. By having a clear set of rules, it would ensure fair play and consistency among players. The use of the term "Articles and Laws" suggests a formal and comprehensive set of regulations that cover various aspects of the game.

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  • 4. 

    The R&A and USGA have always had the same rules?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The R&A (Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews) and USGA (United States Golf Association) have not always had the same rules. While they both govern the sport of golf, they have historically had separate rulebooks. However, in recent years, they have worked together to create a single set of rules that are used worldwide. Therefore, the statement that they have always had the same rules is false.

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  • 5. 

    The first rules in the US were posted for what tournament?

    • A.

      The Master

    • B.

      John Reid Championship Medal Tournament

    • C.

      The US Amateur

    Correct Answer
    B. John Reid Championship Medal Tournament
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the John Reid Championship Medal Tournament. This is because the question asks for the first rules posted for a specific tournament, and the John Reid Championship Medal Tournament is the only option that refers to a tournament. The other options, The Master and The US Amateur, do not specify a tournament and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    The USGA was founded where?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Florida

    Correct Answer
    A. New York
    Explanation
    The USGA was founded in New York.

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  • 7. 

    Steel shafts were allowed by the R&A before the USGA?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is saying that steel shafts were allowed by the R&A before the USGA, and the answer is false. This means that steel shafts were not allowed by the R&A before the USGA.

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  • 8. 

    Who can submit a change to the USGA Rules?

    • A.

      Directors

    • B.

      Anyone

    • C.

      Head Professionals

    Correct Answer
    B. Anyone
    Explanation
    Anyone can submit a change to the USGA Rules. This means that it is not limited to specific individuals or groups such as directors or head professionals. The USGA Rules are open to suggestions and input from anyone who wishes to contribute and propose changes to the rules.

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  • 9. 

    When can the Rules of Golf be changed?

    • A.

      Every 4 years

    • B.

      Presidential election years

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      Every year

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The Rules of Golf can be changed both every 4 years and in presidential election years. This means that the rules can be updated and modified either every 4 years or during the specific years when presidential elections take place. This allows for regular review and potential adjustments to ensure that the rules remain relevant and fair in the ever-evolving sport of golf.

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  • 10. 

    In the Rules of Golf 
    • May = optional
    • Should = Recommendation

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the Rules of Golf, the term "May" indicates that something is optional, meaning it is not required but can be chosen to be done. On the other hand, the term "Should" is used to make a recommendation, suggesting that it is advisable or preferable to do something. Therefore, the statement that "May = optional" and "Should = Recommendation" is true.

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  • 11. 

    The first step in making a rules decision?

    • A.

      Who is involved

    • B.

      The player's intention

    • C.

      The form of play

    Correct Answer
    C. The form of play
    Explanation
    The first step in making a rules decision is considering the form of play. This means taking into account the specific rules and regulations that govern the particular game or sport being played. The form of play sets the foundation for understanding the rules and making decisions accordingly. It helps determine the boundaries, objectives, and limitations of the game, which ultimately guides the decision-making process. Understanding the form of play is crucial in order to ensure fair and consistent rulings.

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  • 12. 

    What are the three sections?

    • A.

      Etiquette

    • B.

      Definitions

    • C.

      The Game

    • D.

      Clubs

    • E.

      The Rules of Play

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Etiquette
    B. Definitions
    E. The Rules of Play
    Explanation
    The three sections mentioned in the question are Etiquette, Definitions, and The Rules of Play. These sections are likely referring to different parts or chapters of a book, document, or guide that provides information about a particular subject or activity. Etiquette section may include guidelines for proper behavior and manners, Definitions section may provide explanations of key terms or concepts related to the subject, and The Rules of Play section may outline the specific rules and regulations for participating in the activity.

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  • 13. 

    What is the order of the Appendix?
    1. Design of Clubs
    2. Local Rules; Conditions of Competition
    3. The Ball

    • A.

      3,2,1

    • B.

      1,3,2

    • C.

      2,1,3

    Correct Answer
    C. 2,1,3
    Explanation
    The correct order of the Appendix is 2, 1, 3. This means that the correct order is "Local Rules; Conditions of Competition", "Design of Clubs", and "The Ball".

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