The Green
Feb27

The Green

The putting green is commonly known simply as ‘the green’. It is referred to as the location where the specific hole is located. All Golf Courses come with a standard layout where they are mostly 18 or 9 hole designs. Basics about The Green in Golf This means that an 18-hole golf course would effectively have 18 putting greens. Each of the holes is clearly visible from afar as they are labelled with a flagstick. In a...

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What is fairway and a rough?
Feb27

What is fairway and a rough?

The Fairway A fairway is usually referred to as the location between the tee box and the putting green of a particular hole. For a typical game of golf, it is the best landing area any golfer would want the ball to be after teeing off. In fact, it is the target for all golfers on all types of holes apart from the par-3 courses as you will be targeting the green instead of the fairway. It must however be noted that there is actually no...

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Teeing rules and devices
Feb26

Teeing rules and devices

Teeing is an important part of the golf game. Previously, teeing the ball was done from a small mound of sand. This was when the golfer only need to find a spot on the ground that the ball do not roll easily and which it is on a complete stand still. Today, teeing off can be done by using certain devices which are specifically designed for this. According to the official rules, teeing off can be done from the surface of the ground...

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Handicaps in golf
Feb26

Handicaps in golf

The term handicap is the most important rule in the game of golf. It is to measure the potential playing ability of the golfer. This is derived based on the tees that the golfer had played in a particular golf course. The handicap measures the net score from the number of strokes played during a game which will then determine the proficiency of the player against his or her competitors. In this context, the higher the handicap, it is...

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Rules related to bunkers in golf
Feb26

Rules related to bunkers in golf

The bunker can be a real headache in your game of golf. There are many situations where the rules related to bunkers come into effect. bunkers are called sand traps and there are various situations which would cause your game to face some difficulties. When the golf ball falls into the bunker, there are rules that you must be aware of so as to ensure that you do not breach the regulations of the game. If the ball is buried underneath...

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Fairway Rules
Feb26

Fairway Rules

In golf, the fairway is referred to as the closely mown area between the tee box and the putting green involved in a hole. It is the target for golfers other than par-3s. In other words, the fairway is the most ideal area for landing off the tea. It is referred to as the pathway that leads to the teeing ground to the hole on the green. Commonly found in Par 4 and Par 5 Officially, the term ‘fairway’ actually does not exist...

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