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A Few Simple Rules on Etiquette for Beginners
SAFETY: Before swinging the club, make sure that no one is standing close by.
SLOW PLAY: A player or group that is playing slowly will let the faster players behindthem play through.
BUNKERS: Before leaving a bunker carefully rake over and smooth the footprintsand holes that you make.
DIVOTS: All divots should be replaced and pressed down after finishing the shot.PITCHMARKS: Pitchmarks or holes that your ball makes on the green should becarefully repaired.
TRUNDLERS: Do not take trundlers on to the tee or across the greens.
CONSIDERATION: Do not talk while other players are taking their shot.
SEARCHING FOR LOST BALLS: Help other players to find their ball to speed upplay. Watch all shots in your group so that the balls can be identified easily.
DRESS: Wear suitable clothing when playing golf. You would not play rugby injandals neither should you play golf in jandals.
LANGUAGE: Bad language on a golf course is not tolerated. It is not smart, it showsa lack of control and if you are playing against another competitor, it indicatesto him that you have a weakness.
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