What's this chap up to here? Is the drop he's about to take correct? For many of us this game is hard enough without trying to familiarise ourselves with the never-ending list of complex Rules. In fact, the reality is that we don't know many and even professionals struggle, frequently calling in referees for advice. However, rules are rules as they say, and they are pretty unforgiving.
With this in mind, over the course of the year look out for a new feature in the newsletters called 'Our Help with the Rules', with advice and help on…er, well….the Rules.
We'll start one off for you: In a stroke play event Dave comes up to you on the 6th hole and tells you he's just discovered he's been playing with 15 clubs. What's the penalty, bearing in mind you are allowed a maximum of 14 clubs?
Would you know what to do? Apart from offering your utmost sympathy, the answer is as follows:
A two-stroke penalty for each hole at which a breach occurred up to a maximum of four strokes a round. So, four strokes. Bad luck Dave…
Autumn / Winter Clothing Sale - FootJoy and adidas
With the cold and wet weather set to hand a round for a while longer, I have a great offer for you. How do you fancy 25% OFF* our 2014 Autumn Winter ranges from adidas and FootJoy?
We have gillets, waterproof suits, jackets, trousers and jumpers ready for you to take away and use to keep warm and dry here at Blundells Hill.
*excluded the adidas GORE-TEX range.