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Golfer's Dictionary

Dropping a Ball

A recent change in the rules now means that a golfer may drop the ball one arms length in any direction they like when replacing a lost or unplayable ball, whilst still taking a penalty stroke.

Of course, it goes without saying that clandestine drops either via a hole in the pocket or from the bottom edge of the pocket using the thumb and two fingers to "flick" the ball onto the fairway. Again it goes without saying, that these drops do not occur any penalty.

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Course of the Day

Beau Desert Golf Club

With a name like Beau Desert Golf Club, you could be forgiven for thinking that the course it plays home to has a significant number of bunkers for you to take on - and if you did think that you'd be right! Your approach work to the greens will need to be...

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