TPWGC Mary's Rules Corner

Q & A

Hello TPWGC! We’ve covered a variety of rules topics in the last 6 months or so. This month we are doing a Q&A. I’m going to provide answers to rules questions I’ve received on the fly recently. All different topics, so hold onto your hats, and away we go….. Taking Relief from a Sprinkler Head…

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Care of the course: Bunkers

Mary’s Rules Corner Special Edition: Care of the course- smoothing bunkers Golf courses pulled the rakes from bunkers as part safety measures during the COVID19 pandemic.  As a result, the USGA allowed club/courses to apply special local rules giving players free relief from “disturbed” areas of bunkers since players were not able to rake bunkers.…

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Mary’s Rules Corner March 2021

Hello TPWGC! Welcome to our new monthly series: Mary’s Rules Corner. Quick introduction here….I am Mary Shepperd, your new Rules Director and look forward to helping you out with the Rules of Golf! ! I have over 15 years of experience volunteering as a Rules Official in both Northern and Southern CA, and have worked…