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1

In general, the higher the number of the iron, the higher the ball will go

True

2

Once you tee-up the ball, if it comes off the tee you have to count 1 stroke whether you have addressed the ball or not

False

3

You have the right to switch balls at any time during the play of a given hole

False

4

3 under par is called a double eagle or albatross

True

5

What is the max number of clubs a player can carry?

14

6

Longer clubs generally impart more sidespin to the ball than shorter clubs

True

7

If you swing at a ball in the tee box and you miss it is called a "whiff"

True

8

If you swing at a ball in the tee box and you miss you may swing at the ball again only after you take it off the tee.

False.

9

If your ball hits another ball on the green while you are chipping from off the green, it is a 1 stroke penalty and you must return your ball to the site where it hit the other players ball.

False. Ok when chipping.

10

If your ball hits another ball on the green while you are putting on the green, it is a 1 stroke penalty

True. Not ok when putting.

11

You can return your ball to its original position on the green if someone hits your ball

True

12

A 3 wood theoretically hits a ball further than a 3 iron

True

13

How many minutes do you have to find a ball before it is considered lost?

5 minutes

14

If you think you may have hit your ball out of bounds then you should hit a provisional ball to save time

True

15

If your ball hits you when doing a drop it is a 1 stroke penalty

False

16

If your ball hits you when doing a drop you must re-drop

True

17

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
accidentally hitting your ball on a practice swing

1

18

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
hitting into a water hazard

1

19

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Calling an unplayable lie and dropping within two club lengths

1

20

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Losing your ball

1

21

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Hitting out of bounds

1

22

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Hitting from outside the tee box (ball, not your body)

2

23

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Hitting your own equipment

2
Includes caddy & golf cart

24

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Grounding your club in a hazard

2
Club can't touch sand before you swing.

25

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
touching your putt line

2
You can fix a divot though

26

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
hitting the flagstick or another players ball when putting from the green

2
can't put with the stick in
can chip with the stick in

27

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
switching balls during play of a given hole

2

28

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
asking for, or giving advice beyond common knowledge or marked

2

29

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
Using a fellow competitors club

2

30

0,1,2 stroke penalty?
hitting a removed flagstick or person holding the flagstick when chipping onto the green

2