Rules Quiz Number One – Entry Level

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How Well do you Know the Rules of Golf 2019?
See if you can score Par (18 points) on 9 Random Questions.
The questions are aimed at an entry level until the new Rules are well under way and you have come to grips with them.
Play as many times as you like, the questions will be random each time.
Best of Luck!

1. In stroke play, after a player marks, lifts and replaces his or her ball on the original spot on the putting green, the wind blows it into a bunker. The player replaces the ball, holes out and tees off on the next hole. What is the ruling?

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2. Which of the following is incorrect in both Four-Ball match-play competition and a stroke-play competition?

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3. In stroke play, you substitute a ball when dropping after taking relief from temporary water. Your original ball was immediately recoverable. What is the ruling if you have not yet made a stroke at the dropped ball?

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4. Players on a side may share clubs in either Foursomes or Four-ball play.

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5. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the movement of a player's ball?

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6. A ball is lost if not found after three minutes of search or earlier if it is declared lost.

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7. Which is incorrect regarding loose impediments?

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8. You may hold a club on the ground right behind or right next to the ball to mark its spot when lifting a ball at rest that must be replaced on its original spot.

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9. In match play, you hole a putt and, incorrectly thinking you have won the match, which you have not won, pick up the ball of your opponent on the putting green. What is the ruling?

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10. You start your round with more than 14 clubs; the penalty is loss of hole in Match Play.

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11. Your ball, in motion, in the General Area accidentally hits a person, there is No Penalty.

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12. In using club-lengths to determine the size of a relief area, you may measure directly across a ditch or similar thing, but not directly through a fence or tree.

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13. Your ball lies in the general area on a path that is covered with wood chips. You remove some chips and then properly take relief under the abnormal course conditions relief Rule (16.1b). What is the ruling in stroke play?

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14. In stroke play, you make a stroke from the putting green and another player deliberately deflects your ball in motion into the hole. What is the ruling?

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15. In stroke play, a player's ball in motion after a stroke from off the putting green strikes the hole-liner that is accidentally pulled out with the flagstick. What is the ruling?

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16. Your ball lies on the putting green immediately behind a ball-mark on the putting green, caused by the impact of your ball. In the process of repairing the ball-mark, you accidentally cause the ball to move. You replace the ball before your next stroke. What is the ruling?

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17. In stroke play, if you return a scorecard with a wrong score for any hole higher than the actual score, you are disqualified.

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18. In stroke play, before making a stroke in the general area, you lift a stone lying next to your ball. The stone has broken away from a nearby stone wall. What is the ruling?

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19. Your ball lies in the general area underneath a large, detached tree branch that fell during a storm the previous day. What is the ruling?

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20. Your ball comes to rest on another part of the course and beyond a public road that is defined as out of bounds. What is the ruling?

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21. Which is correct regarding loose impediments?

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22. You mark your ball and lift it. Then, you accidentally drop it, striking and moving your opponent's ball at rest and in play on the putting green. What is the ruling?

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23. Advice includes a deliberate action (such as showing what club was just used to make a stroke) that is intended to influence a player in choosing a club.

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