The Rules of Golf – EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains that the purpose of the rules of the golf game is to get your ball into the hole in as many strokes as possible. Golf is one of the oldest sports in the world and in this game, a golfer uses a selection of clubs, (which are these things here) to hit a ball into a hole represented by a flag. A specific hole looks like this, challenging it to play with different terrains and obstacles. To begin, a golfer must have the right equipment.

Each player must use golf balls which they can identify as their own and usually they mark the ball with a pen or marker. A golfer is not allowed to have more than 14 clubs in his bag. The game starts at the first hole. A player will begin by hitting his golf ball within two club-lengths behind the markers.

The purpose of this first shot is to hit the ball as close to the hole as possible. Once they complete their shot, their opponents begin to do the same. In golf, it is customary for the person who is farthest from the hole to make the next shot. The players took turns taking shots until both players put their balls in the hole.

The amount of stroke it takes to sink a ball is recorded, and then they move to the next hole. The golden rule of golf is that you should play the ball as soon as you lie down. You cannot move the ball or its surroundings to make a better shot for you. This will result in a two-stroke penalty. A game is usually played on 9 or 18 holes. The player who completes the course in the lowest amount of strokes … wins. The beauty of golf is that no two holes are the same anywhere in the world. Every golf course is different and each is designed to make it challenging to get the ball into the hole.

There are water hazards, bunkers, rough and surrounding obstacles that make it an interesting challenge. Golfers use different clubs to get a wide variety of accurate shots to face these obstacles. This is basically all you need to know in the beginning, but there are some rules you should know before playing or watching golf. for example. Par Each hole has an average number of shots that a typical golfer must complete based on difficulty and length.

This is known as the ‘equal’ of the hole. How you perform on the hole depends on how your shot is. This table makes it easy for you to identify relevant golfing terminology given your performance. For example, if you sink the ball equal to one stroke, it is known as a birdie. One stroke more than equal is known as bogey etc. Hole in one If you manage to hit your ball into the hole on the first shot, it is known as a hole. The ones with holes are usually shot at holes equal to 3, as they are usually shorter than other holes. It is usually awarded in the following situations.

The ball is invincible Sometimes it is not possible to play the shot because of where the ball landed. If this happens, you will have to disqualify the ball and you will have the following three options. In any case, it carries the penalty of one stroke. Water hazard There are two types of water hazards around a golf course. If you hit your ball in the water, it will cost a stroke. Without going into two very detail, here’s what you can do with each type of threat. Bunkers These are sandpits that are usually green near where the hole is located. You cannot obstruct the sand before hitting the ball, and you cannot remove natural objects such as twigs, or grass from the bunker.


Lost Ball Sometimes you can’t find your ball. If you cannot find your ball within 5 minutes, it is known as a lost ball, where you must hit the previous shot and play the shot again. It also costs a stroke. If you find this video all useful, then be sure to share and subscribe. It takes me ages to make one of these things and good karma is very much appreciated. Enjoy golf

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