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Hit The Punch Shot

Hit The Punch Shot

Fire at those flagsticks with controlled punch shots.  Learn how to hit the Punch Shot. Mr. Short Game shows us how to flight the ball. Keep it low and flight it under the breeze. Hold it on the pin. When faced with a pitch from the fairway, you’ll have better control of the ball when […]

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Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in bunkers?

Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in bunkers?

Golf Rules New in the Bunker Touching the sand in the bunker (Rule 12) Previously, touching the sand in the bunker before the stroke was not permitted, except for very few exceptions. Now, touching the sand incidentally is basically allowed, i.e., you are permitted to lean on your club. However, you are still not allowed […]

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Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new with accidental mishits?

Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new with accidental mishits?

Golf Rules New with Accidental Mishits Ball hits the player or equipment (Rule 11) Previously, a penalty stroke was incurred if the player hit himself or his own equipment. Now, this is without penalty provided it happened accidentally. Good to know: You are therefore not allowed to use your equipment or your foot as a […]

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Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in the Basic Rules?

Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in the Basic Rules?

Golf Rules New Basic Rules Club-length (Definition) Previously, the player could use any of his clubs to measure out a club length. Now, a club length is defined as the longest club in your bag, except for the putter. Good to know: Using extra-long, “broom handle” putters for measuring is thus no longer allowed. Dropping […]

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Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new with Retrieving your ball?

Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new with Retrieving your ball?

Golf Rules New with Retrieving your Ball Search time (Rule 18) Previously, five minutes were available for finding a lost ball. Now, the maximum search time is only three minutes. Good to know: Most balls were previously found within three minutes, and searching during the last two minutes was often unsuccessful – it is not […]

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Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in the penalty areas?

Golf Rules 2019 – What’s new in the penalty areas?

Golf Rules New in the Penalty Area Penalty areas (Definition) Previously, water hazards could only be marked as such if they actually contained water. Now, water hazards are called penalty areas and no longer have to contain water. Good to know: This means that golf clubs are free to mark other parts of the course […]

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New Golf Rules 2019

New Golf Rules 2019

As of 2019, the new golf rules apply worldwide. It is the most major revision of the rules of golf for more than 30 years. New Golf Rules 2019 We have summarized the 20 most relevant rule changes in a video for you. Yves C. Ton-That, international rules official and author of the award-winning bestseller […]

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