1. Each player shall furnish his own equipment... normally one club and two balls.

2. Play on a coarse must be approved by the owner of the hole.

3. Unlike outdoor golf, the object is to get the club in the hole, not the balls.

4. Course owners reserve the right to restrict the length of the club to avoid damage to the hole.

5. For most effective play, the club should have a firm shaft. Course owners are permitted to check shaft hardness before play begins.

6. The object of the game is to take as many strokes as necessary until course owner is satisfied that the play is complete. Failure to do so may result in being denied permission to play the same course again.

7. It is considered bad form to begin playing the hole immediately upon arrival at the course. The experienced player will normally take time to admire the entire course, with special attention to well formed bunkers.

8. Players are cautioned not to mention other courses they have played or are currently playing to the owner of the course being played. Upset course owners have been know to damage a player's equipment for this reason.

9. Players are encouraged to have proper rain gear along, just in case.

10. Players should not assume a couse is in shape for play at all times. Some players may be embarrassed if they find the course to be temporarily under repair. Players are advised to be extremely tactful in this situation. More advanced players will find alternate means of play when this is the case.

11. Players should assure themselves that their match has been properly scheduled, particularly when a new course is being played for the first time. Previous players have been known to become irate if they discover someone else playing what they consider a private course.

12. Players are advised to obtain the course owners permission before attempting to play the back nine.

13. Slow play is encouraged: however, players should be prepared to procede at a quicker pace, at least temporarily, at the course owners request.

14. It is considered outstanding performance, time permitting. to play the same hole several times in one match.

15. The course owner will be the sole judge of who is the best player.

16. Players are advised to think twice before considering membership at a given course. Additional assessments may be levied by the course owner and the rules are subject to change without any warning whatsoever. For this reason, many players prefer to continue playing several different courses.


lipbitten said...

will take this frightful second to divulge a little, perhaps unnecessary, information:

why iz there so LITTLE lawn on golf courses nowadays!??
{{cheshire-cat smyle}}

lipbitten said...

er was referring to generally-speaking, not sum weird come on

:smacks palm on forehead lightly: