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Golf Is A Passion- Here Are Some Etiquette To Know Before You Play

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Publish Date: 05/19/2021
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ROGERS, ARKANSAS - JUNE 29: Jaclyn Lee of Canada plays a shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G at Pinnacle Country Club on June 29, 2019 in Rogers, Arkansas. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Here Are Some Etiquette To Know Before You Play

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Do you know that the modern game of golf originated in the 15th century in Scotland? Like any other sport, it is one of the most sophisticated sports. People who play golf have very different personalities and mindsets. It is not a game of rush but needs patience and concentration.

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The Golf players feel proud when they hold their club and all set to take the shot. And when you are invited to be a part of such a sophisticated game, there are possibilities that you might get nervous. The protocol to play is what you need to know, but even there is Golf etiquette that may seem complicated but necessary. Don’t worry, you will learn it with practice, and if you need to ask anyone about it, then there is no harm in doing that.

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The first etiquette is don’t fall behind.

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The simplest way to captivate yourself to other golfers has none to do with how professionally you play but instead how fast. This doesn’t indicate that you need to rush for your shot or need to run behind your ball. This simply means that you must only take minimum exercise swings and then be ready to give your shot when it is your chance. In addition, very short putts are usually given; if on the green, it is an informal round of golf. In case a player tells you, “that is good,” it depicts that they assume you will make the next golf stroke, and you need to take the ball up now. An excellent method to supervise your speed of play is by remaining a half hole backside the group ahead of you.

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Wait for your chance.

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Just imagine everyone is hitting at the same time; how confusing it will be. Therefore, knowing when it is your turn is significant. Conventionally, the golfer who has the finest mark on the former hole gets the honor and plays first. After this, the person who is furthermost from the hole will be the next one to hit as per the general rule.

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Carry your golf accessories carefully.

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Another etiquette to follow is to give respect to your Golf gears or accessories. Make sure you keep the club in the big golf bag separately and other items in small golf bags. Other golfers will appreciate that you have given some time in choosing the right one as per your needs and have given deserved respect to your gears.

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Be careful of the golf course.

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It is a challenge to make the course as clean as it does. But every golfer needs to take care of it. Make sure you take care of your golf course and do your part. For beginners, in case you are in a golf cart, then it is better to consult whether you can take it on the grass or not. No matter what it is, make sure you don’t ride the cart close to the putting green. You need to understand that every golfer who is playing in the course must know the measures to take care of it.

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Understand where you need to stand.

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This sport may look like a sophisticated sport but take into consideration that it is played with deaden objects. If you notice that golfers look very passionate regarding where people are positioned, this is because their concern is not to hurt anyone. They even take care of the fact that no one hampers their focus on a shot. The golden rule is to take the side and stand several yards away behind the ball. Be cautious and stand in the corner of the field if a golfer is in a bunker. This is because those shots can reach in any direction. On the field, ensure to keep out of the field of vision of the golfer putting. Additionally, when walking around, be aware that you don’t step in the lines from the other player’s ball and on the hole.

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Wrapping up

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Playing golf is a passion, just like any other sport. It has its own rules and etiquette to follow. Therefore, only learning how to hit the shot is not enough; you even need to understand the protocol and other related factors. It will save you from any sort of embarrassment in the field in front of other golfers. We have jotted down a few etiquettes that you must know when entering the field to play. They will not only help you in the process of paying for this sophisticated game but will also enhance your knowledge regarding the sport.

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