Rules

WORLD HANDICAP POSTING

ADJUSTMENT OF HOLE SCORES

FOR HANDICAP PURPOSES ONLY:  The maximum score for each hole played is limited to a net double bogey, calculated as follows:

Par of the hole + 2 strokes +Any handicap stroke(s) the player receives on that hole

RULE TO BE REVIEWED FOR APRIL 2020

 

Question:  Before playing her ball from long grass, a player moves some loose impediments from around her ball.  In doing so she causes her ball to move.  What is the ruling?

Answer:  The player gets one penalty stroke and the ball must be replaced to its original position.

Explanation:  As the player has caused her ball to move, she gets a penalty of one stroke and must replace the ball.