2012-2015 Golf Rules Quick Reference
Learn the definitions in Section 11 in the Rules of Golf booklet. The definitions are italicized within the actual rules and they vary from regular dictionary definitions.
Other words to better understand the rules:
Deemed– judged to be
Should-strongly recommended Must (Must Not) – instruction, a penalty is involved
Read the entire rule including exceptions and notes.
Important Rules to Know:
Rule 20 Lifting, Dropping & Placing; Playing from a Wrong Place
(With Rule 20 there is always another rule involved.)
Rule 13 Play the Ball as it Lies
Rule 18 Ball at Rest Moved
Rule 19 Ball in Motion Deflected or Stopped
Rule 23 Loose Impediments
Rule 24 Obstructions
Rule 26 Water Hazards Including Lateral Hazards
Rule 27 Ball Lost or Out of Bounds; Provisional Ball
Rule 28 Ball Unplayable
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