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Barry Rhodes

Rules: Immovable obstruction on putting green
WHAT are there options when there is an immovable obstruction, such as a tarp, on the putting green?
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Rules: Accidentally Moving Ball on Putting Green
Rules Change: The R&A and USGA has announced that players who accidentally move their ball on the pu
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Rules: Hitting out of water hazards
MOST of us have tried the miracle shot from a water hazard but there are some rules to remember in t
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Rules: Jordan Spieth's Ryder Cup confusion
THE end of Jordan Spieth's Sunday singles match at the Ryder Cup included an interesting ruling on t
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Rules: What is meant by 'virtually certain'?
IN 2008 the term 'known or virtually certain' was introduced into the rule book and it means exactly
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Rules: Are the rules of golf too complex?
IF you're not playing golf by the rules of the game then the fact is you're not playing golf.
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Rules: Playing golf in bad weather
RULES expert Barry Rhodes suggests that every time you tee it up in poor conditions you could be bre
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Rules: One club length or two?
THERE'S often confusion about whether a golfer is entitled to a drop within one club length or two b
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Rules: Loose impediments and movable obstructions
KNOWING the difference between loose impediments and moveable obstructions could save you shots on t
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