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A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf

Golf is about getting the ball into the cup, right? Not exactly. Believe it or not but the Rules of Golf has over 180 pages. In addition, there is a code of conduct or etiquette which you are expected to adhere as well both on and off the course. But don’t worry, you don’t really need to memorise everything but it is desirable for you to read the Rules of Golf. For a start, however, try to remember the following rules:

The etiquette part is just as important as the rules of play. The most important of all is to:


If you have any questions or if there is anything unclear to you, don’t hesitate to ask your playing partners. They know how it’s like to be a beginner.