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Golf Rules Questions - Local Rules

  1. The Committee has adopted Local Rule E-5 (Alternative to Stroke and Distance for Lost Ball or Ball Out of Bounds). A player goes forward without hitting a provisional ball. After searching for 3 minutes the player cannot find their ball. Because the player did not hit a provisional ball the player must proceed under the Local Rule......(Ref. SN-10)
  2. The Committee has adopted Local Rule E-5 (Alternative to Stroke and Distance for Lost Ball or Ball Out of Bounds). A player hits a provisional ball. After searching for 3 minutes the player cannot find their ball. The player now has the option of playing the provisional ball or proceeding under Local Rule E-5......(Ref. SN-11)
  3. When a player is required or decides to drop in a drop zone, the ball must land in and stay in the drop zone......(Ref. SN-33)
  4. The relief area when applying Local Rule E-5 (Alternative to Stroke and Distance for Lost Ball or Ball Out of Bounds) is defined by:.....(Ref. SN-34)
  5. When a drop zone is defined by lines, the lines are part of the drop zone......(Ref. SN-36)
  6. A player must stand inside the drop zone when taking relief in a drop zone......(Ref. SN-37)
  7. The Committee may adopt a Local Rule allowing relief only for a ball embedded in an area cut to fairway height or less......(Ref. SN-56)
  8. The size of the relief area for MLR E-5 (Alternative to Stroke and Distance for Lost Ball or Ball Out of Bounds) can be an extremely large area. When a ball is dropped in the relief area, how far may the ball roll after hitting the ground?.....(Ref. SN-62)
  9. During the course of a round a player uses an adjustable feature to change the loft of a club. The player does not use the club for the remainder of the round. The player is disqualified......(Ref. SN-105)
  10. In a stroke play event with Local Rule E-3 (Preferred Lies) in effect, a player marks, lifts, cleans, and replaces their ball on the original location. After 15 seconds and for no apparent reason, the ball rolls down a hill towards the hole. Because the ball was marked and lifted the player must replace the ball......(Ref. SN-116)
  11. During a stroke play event, play is suspended due to lightning. A player immediately marks their ball and lifts it. With Local Rule G-5 in effect (prohibition of distance measuring devices), the player uses their DMD to measure the distance to the pin. Which of the following is correct?.....(Ref. SN-123)
  12. When the "One-Ball" Rule (MLR G-4) is in effect, a player may use another ball which is the same brand/model but a different color......(Ref. SN-134)
  13. A player putts their ball from the putting green. The ball deflects off a live insect into the hole. The ball is considered holed......(Ref. SN-159)
  14. Which Local Rule is the Committee allowed to adopt pertaining to abnormal course conditions?.....(Ref. SN-246)
  15. The Committee may adopt a Local Rule allowing a team member to give advice to other team members playing in the same competition?.....(Ref. SN-247)
  16. Without a Model Local Rule, what is the maximum number of "advice givers" that the Committee may allow for each team in a team competition?.....(Ref. SN-248)
  17. Which Local Rule is the Committee not allowed to adopt pertaining to practice during a round?.....(Ref. SN-249)
  18. The Committee has adopted Local Rule E-3 Preferred Lies. A player's ball lies on the fringe of a putting green. The player may place a ball on the putting green (in the relief area) as long as the new location is no nearer the hole than the original location......(Ref. SN-258)
  19. A player's ball comes to rest on another part of the course and beyond a public road that is defined as out of bounds. What is the ruling?.....(Ref. 500Q-227)
  20. The Committee may not make a Local Rule prohibiting, restricting or allowing practise before or between rounds......(Ref. 500Q-291)
  21. Unless the use of golf carts is specifically prohibited in the Terms of the Competition, a player may use a golf cart in the competition......(Ref. 500Q-308)
  22. The Committee may not adopt a Local Rule denying relief from an immovable obstruction that only interferes with the area of intended stance......(Ref. 500Q-309)
  23. The Committee may adopt a Local Rule allowing lateral relief on the opposite side of a red penalty area at an equal distance from the hole......(Ref. 500Q-316)
  24. In a team competition, the Committee may adopt a Local Rule allowing each team to name two advice givers......(Ref. 500Q-319)
  25. Which is true regarding the responsibilities of the Committee?.....(Ref. 500Q-408)
  26. Which is false regarding practise?.....(Ref. 500Q-420)
  27. Which is true regarding the use of a caddie?.....(Ref. 500Q-445)