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8 Important Golf Rules For Beginners

Sep 1, 2007
Golf is a very simple game if you are acquainted with the rules and make this rules your habit while playing one can be the highest scorer in this game. Lets discuss some basic rules without which you might be the biggest loser in the green.

It is not important whether you are a good player or just setting your foot on a golf course, the basic thing is that to know the game thoroughly before you start it. You'll be all lost if you are uncertain with the mechanics of the game,conducted course and of course with the maintenance of the game which is very important.

Some Fundamental rules to be noted before entering the Golf Course :

1. Within four hours one should complete a round of Golf counting eighteen holes.

2. It will be wise if one lets a proper and efficient person to start and hit the farthest one.

3. Before hitting one should be sure that the target (hole or green) is clear and no one is near while swing.

4. Round of fourteen is what a golf club allows in a golf bag. Having more may lead to penalties.

One has to be very cautious while playing. Keeping pace in this game is a necessary part. Playing fast may prove a losing point for one. Some simple and important points are mentioned below to keep oneself steady and maintain an appropriate speed in golf course.

5. One should calculate the score after going out from the green by clearing it up as soon as possible with ones group.

6. It is not necessary that the other group goes faster one has to maintain the same pace, one can allow them to play fast by keeping own speed and proceed.

7. One can spend maximum 5 minutes to search for the lost ball.

And the point of utmost importance that a golfer should always keep in mind is that :

8. Before starting one should be sure that there are enough tees and golf balls which will help the player to complete his round till the last.

Golf is a stimulating challenge combined with getting out in the fresh air in pleasant surroundings. A round of golf is not only enjoyable, it is an excellent way of exercising, as an average 18 holes usually involves walking between six and seven kilometers.

Golf is a unique all round sport which can be:
* Played by people of all ages
* Adaptable to fit your availability
* Played alone or in groups
* Played at different levels - social or competitive

There are very few other sports that can provide all of the above, so it is hardly surprising that there are an estimated 1.7 million regular golfers in Great Britain.
Golf is a very popular sport amongst celebrities and sporting heroes. Many enjoy golf in their leisure time and can often be seen playing in pro celebrity tournaments.
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