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Quiz #2

 

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1. If your ball in the fairway lies in casual water (i.e. rain puddle) or the casual water interferes with your swing/stance, you may drop the ball without penalty HOW MANY club-lengths from the nearest point of relief?

 

(A) One

(B) Two

(C) Three

(D) Unlimited

 

2.  What are the two stake colors one would see on the golf course for water and lateral water hazards?


(A) Green and Red

(B) White and Yellow

(C) Red and White

(D) Yellow and Red

 

3.  If a golfer hits the ball into a hazard marked with yellow stakes and/or lines, the options are:


(A) Play the ball where it lies without penalty.

 

(B) Use the stroke and distance option by playing the next shot from where the original ball was just last played with a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(C) Drop a ball behind the hazard along a line formed from the hole and the point where the ball last entered the hazard.  In other words, make an 'X marks the spot' where one thinks it crossed the yellow hazard line and draw an imaginary line from the flag back through the 'X' and continue back.  Add a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(D) All of the above.

 

4. If a golfer hits the ball into a lateral water hazard marked with red stakes and/or lines, the options are:

 

(A) Play the ball where it lies without penalty.

 

(B) Use the stroke and distance option by playing the next shot from where the original ball was just last played with a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(C) Drop a ball behind the hazard along a line formed from the hole and the point where the ball last entered the hazard.  In other words, make an 'X marks the spot' where one thinks it crossed the red hazard line and draw an imaginary line from the flag back through the 'X' and continue back.  Add a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(D) Drop a ball 2 club-lengths (no nearer the hole) from where the ball last crossed the margin of the hazard or red line.  Add a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(E) Drop a ball 2 club-lengths (no nearer the hole) at a point on the opposite side of the hazard from where the original ball last crossed the margin of the hazard or red line.  Add a 1-stroke penalty.

 

(F) All of the above.

 

5.  It's rude to step in someone else's line of putt but it's OK to walk in your own line of putt without penalty.

 

(A) True

(B) False

 

6.  It's OK to tap down spike marks on the putting green on your line of putt.

 

(A) True

(B) False

 

7.  It's OK to repair ball marks on the putting green.  In fact, one should repair more than one ball mark if time permits while walking off the green.

 

(A) True

(B) False

 

8. A golfer would receive a penalty if:

 

(A) While putting from ON the putting green surface, the ball hits the flag stick in the hole.

(B) While putting or chipping from OFF the putting green surface, the ball hits the flag stick in the hole.

 

9.  If Player A putts or chips from OFF the green and the golf ball hits Player B's ball ON the green, there is no penalty.  Player A plays the next shot from where his/her ball came to rest and Player B's ball (which was moved) must be replaced.

 

(A) True

(B) False

 

10.  In stroke play (lowest score wins), if Player A putts from ON the putting green and hits Player B's ball also ON the green, Player A plays the next shot from where his/her ball came to rest and Player B must replace his/her ball.  WHO receives the 2-stroke penalty?

 

(A) Player A

(B) Player B

 

 

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ANSWERS

 

1. A               One

2. D               Yellow and red

3. D               All of the above

4. F               All of the above

5.  B              False

6. B               False

7. A              True

8. A               While putting ON putting green surface, ball hits flag stick in hole.

9. A               True

10. A              Player A