It is not too difficult to imaging a comical foot race between two determined opponents, one sprinting towards the green, putter in hand, and the other rambling into the woods in a frenzied search for the errant shot.
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HAL LENOBEL Contributing Columnist firstname.lastname@example.org A suggestion was made to me the other day to elaborate on the difference between a friendly game of golf and one that maintains strict adherence to the Rules of the game. From personal experience, there is a huge contrast between the two forms. Let’s assume the friendly game, or [...]
HAL LENOBEL Contributing Columnist email@example.com Professional baseball prohibits the use of “corked” and aluminum bats. The National Football League does not permit the use of kicking tees for extra points or field goals, while it does allow their use on kick-offs. What do the Rules of golf approve of in the matter of the use [...]
HAL LENOBEL Contributing Columnist firstname.lastname@example.org The questions keep coming and that makes me happy. Here are some more inquiries from readers: In a mixed foursome in which the men play from the back tees and the women play from the forward tees, a man hits a tee shot out of bounds. Does his partner [...]
HAL LENOBEL Contributing Columnist email@example.com I want to catch up by answering a few questions that were sent to me. After hitting my drive into the rough, I walloped my second shot and lost my ball out of bounds. At least I thought it was my ball. After dropping (taking stroke and distance) and [...]