Everywhere where people meet, there need to be behaviour rules. Golf is no exception. Where balls fly through the air at high speeds, there is no way around rules for safety. Etiquette regulates behaviour on the golf course and must be observed at all times, among other things to avoid injuring fellow players.
When the ball is hit into the hole 3 strokes under par, e.g. a par 5 with 2 strokes.
In the winter months, but also when the pitch conditions are poor, the match directors may order that the ball may be "laid better".
How does this work? - You mark the ball, clean it and put the ball back on the ground no more than 15 cm from the marked spot, no closer to the flag. Only applies on the fairway.
When the ball is holed 1 stroke under par. (e.g. par 5 with 4 strokes)
When the ball is holed 1 stroke OVER par. (named after Colonel Boogey)
the total number of strokes taken during your round of golf
A sand-filled area below ground designed to be hazard.
A person who carrys the players golf clubs
When the ball is holed 2 strokes OVER par.
a ball is dropped onto the course
When the ball is hit into the hole 2 strokes under par. (e.g. par 4 with 2 strokes)
The short-grass area between the tee and the green.
Group of players who tee off together. Maximum 4 players
The number of strokes a player is given to adjust his score to that of standard scratch.
The ball goes straight into the hole from your tee shot – the dream of every golfer.
It allows you to take another shot from the tee with no penalty to your strokes.
A player's score after handicap deductions.
The number of shots a low handicapper should take for a hole or round. Abbreviation of “Professional Avarage Result”
Practice balls that may not be used on the round.
The high grass area adjacent to the fairway and green.
A player whose handicap is zero.
The score a scratch golfer should get when playing a course in normal conditions (mostly 71 to 73)
When the ball is holed 3 strokes over par.
A small wooden or plastic peg is placed into the ground to hold the ball up.