Rules Column

 
 
August 20, 2017 - Unplayable ball
August 13, 2017 - Concession of a putt in match play
August 6, 2017 - Relief without penalty in a bunker
July 30, 2017 - The Caddie: Responsability and obligations
July 16, 2017 - Motorised cart in a tournament
July 2, 2017 - Managing the clubs in our bag
June 25, 2017 - Penalties in match play (2)
June 18, 2017 - Penalties in match play
June 11, 2017 - Score card: acceptable mistake or disqualification
June 4, 2017 - A player too honest, another one not enough…
May 28, 2017 - Penality for using the toilets!
May 21, 2017 - Knowing the rules in competition
May 14, 2017 - Slow play in golf a real plague
April 30, 2017 - New rule about video
April 23, 2017 - Sergio, the Masters and the ruling at the 13th hole
April 16, 2017 - Lexi Thompson and the score card: 2 strokes penalty or disqualification?
April 9, 2017 - Lexi Thompson and the couch potatoe referees
March 26, 2017 - My ball is lost: what are my options?
March 19, 2017 - Immovable obstruction: Mickelson and the knowledge of the rules
March 12, 2017 - New Rules of Golf: for the Pro or the Amateur?
March 5, 2017 - When taking relief: can we change from long grass to short grass?
February 26, 2017 - Preferred lies on the PGA TOUR
February 19, 2017 - Origines rules of golf: rule #5 (water hazard)
February 12, 2017 - Ball in a tree: unplayable or lost ball?
February 5, 2017 - Origines rules of golf: rule #4 (loose impediments)
January 29, 2017 - The origins of the rules of golf
June 17, 2016 - Understand the Pace of Play Policy
June 9, 2016 - Competition Format: Two-Ball, Best Ball

Rules of Golf Column

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Édouard Rivard is Chairman of the Golf Québec Rules Committee. To contact him, please send an e-mail to edouard.rivard@videotron.ca.
 
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