Rules Quiz Number Two – Intermediate Level

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, a player plays a wrong ball from deep rough onto the putting green. When the player reaches the putting green, the mistake is discovered. The player returns to the rough and plays another ball that s/he believes to be his or hers. Then the player discovers he or she has played a second wrong ball. What is the ruling?

Question 1 of 9

2. In Stroke Play, to free his hands while attending the flagstick, a player's caddie places the player's sand wedge on the putting green,bt not to indicate a line of lay. After the player putts and the ball nears the hole, the caddie removes the flagstick. The caddie also removes the sand wedge from the putting green, fearing that the player's ball might strike it. What is the ruling?

Question 2 of 9

3. Your ball after a stroke comes to rest against the Flagstick in the hole, but no part of the ball is below the surface of the putting green. You remove the Flagstick and your ball moves. What is the ruling?

Question 3 of 9

4. In Match Play, which of the following is incorrect?

Question 4 of 9

5. If a provisional ball is abandoned, all strokes with that ball before it was abandoned (including strokes made and any penalty strokes incurred solely from playing that ball) do not count.

Question 5 of 9

6. Which is incorrect regarding a marker in Stroke Play?

Question 6 of 9


In individual Stroke Play there is never a penalty if two players agree to play out of turn.

Question 7 of 9

8. In Stroke Play, a player’s ball lies in a bunker. The ball is accidentally moved as a direct result of his or her removal of a small acorn, lying in the bunker. The player replaces the ball before his or her next stroke. What is th ruling?

Question 8 of 9

9. A player's ball is embedded in the General Area. The player lifts the ball, cleans it and drops it in the General Area on a spot right behind where the ball was embedded. It does not come to rest there but rolls into and comes to rest in a a nearby bunker, not nearer the hole. The distance the ball rolled before coming to rest in the bunker was less than one club-length. What is the ruling?

Question 9 of 9


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