SCGA Rules Crew: Failure to Hole Out

Didn't hole out on every hole? You can kiss that course record goodbye!

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RickTJr57

Handicap Index: 8.5
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Nice reminder to hole out and know how I really putt and score!  Thank you

scga_staff

Handicap Index: 8.0
Monday, June 20, 2016

iceman6 - The player would receive a 1-stroke penalty and he would have to replace his ball on the putting green. Hopefully he and his fellow competitors remember the exact spot, but if the exact spot cannot be determined, the player would place the ball on an estimated spot as near as possible to where the ball originally was.

iceman6

Handicap Index: 12.8
Monday, June 20, 2016

I love the rules explanations and descriptions of the assessed penalties, but I need more.  E.g. under 3-2 “Finishing out a hole”; So a player fails to finish out a hole, he proceeds to the next tee and before teeing off he realizes his mistake and wants to correct it.  What action should he now take?  Does he replace his ball on the previous green and finish putting out? There must be some penalty for taking such an action.  And how does he accurately decide where to replace his ball on the green?  In doing so he could gain an unintended advantage by selecting a lie with a better putting line to the hole!

RichG

Handicap Index: 13.3
Monday, June 20, 2016

Good to see the rule about not holing out without so much of the silly stupid clown stuff