Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Getting Up to Par in Golf Etiquette

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Getting Up to Par in Golf Etiquette

Article excerpt

MORE and more people are playing golf. Here are the top 20 rules ON WHAT NOT TO DO.

1. Talk and laugh while someone is addressing the ball.

2. Move the ball with your foot, and pretend that it landed there.

3. Lop one or two strokes off your score each hole. This will make you a better player.

4. Insist on a wager on each hole even though your friends don't feel comfortable betting.

5. Stand where your body casts a shadow in the line of someone's putt.

6. Always run 5 to 10 minutes late for tee time. This will make you seem important.

7. Hit your ball as soon as you get to it, disregarding the other person's lie.

8. Stamp your feet and throw your club after a bad shot. This shows everyone how seriously you take the game.

9. Forget to yell "fore" when you see your ball whizzing past someone's head on the other fairway. …

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