Welcome to the Wisconsin State Golf Association Rules School podcast. This series will consist of 24 episodes, with each episode focusing on one rule.
Rule 1: The Game, Player Conduct and the Rules
Episode 1 focuses on Rule 1: The Game, Player Conduct, and the Rules.
Rule 2: The Course
Episode 2 focuses on Rule 2: The Course.
Rule 3: The Competition
Episode 3 focuses on Rule 3: The Competition.
Rule 3 covers the three central elements of all golf competitions:
Playing either match play or stroke play, Playing either as an individual or with a partner as part of a side, and Scoring either by gross scores (no handicap strokes applied) or net scores (handicap strokes applied).
Rule 4: The Player's Equipment
Episode 4 focuses on Rule 4: The Player's Equipment.
Rule 4 covers the equipment that players may use during a round.
Rule 5: Playing the Round
Episode 5 focuses on Rule 5: Playing the Round.
Rule 5 covers how to play a round - such as where and when a player may practice on the course before or during a round, when a round starts, and what happens when play has to stop or resume.
Rule 6: Playing a Hole
Rule 6 covers how to play a hole - such as the specific Rules for teeing off to start a hole, the requirement to use the same ball for an entire hole except when substitution is allowed, the order of play, (which matters more in match play than stroke play) and completing a hole.
I have found this to be so much more helpful than the $350 USGA videos.You guys did a great job of putting this together. A great way to it and understand the rules while taking my daily walks.