Kuchar forgets to replace his marker: rules reminder video

Matt Kuchar provides us with a little rules reminder on marking and replacing your golf ball on the green.

Well before Jason Day’s victory at the WGC Accenture Match Play and well before Victor Dubuisson’s final day heroics came this odd little incident that serves as a rules reminder about marking and replacing your ball in the correct spot n the putting green.

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McIlroy penalised two-strokes; finishes one-stroke behind Larrazabal at Abu Dhabi Golf Championship

A rules infraction cost Rory McIlroy a trophy after not taking ‘full relief’ from GUR.

Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship yesterday by a shot from Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy. Larrazabal secured his third European Tour victory with a solid final round 67 but the exploits of Mickelson and McIlroy are dominating discussion.

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Golf Australia videos explain slope and new handicap system

Golf Australia have released a series of videos which help to explain how the new slope system will impact on your game of golf.

The first video above shows you how simple the new system will be implemented as you arrive at the golf course. Anyone who has played in Europe or the US probably knows how this works already but many weekend Australian golfers will be keen to see that the impact will be minimal.

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2013 Masters: How did Woods avoid disqualification?

Woods avoids DQ but handed controversial two-stroke penalty.

I wrote yesterday that speculation was mounting that Tiger Woods faced disqualification from The Masters after appearing to breach the rules of golf when he was forced to drop after his ball found the water hazard.

In short, Woods faced three options after his ball bounced off the flagstick and into the water hazard at the par-5 15th hole, and he chose the option to drop the ball, under the penalty of one-stroke back where he made his previous shot.

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