Care of the Course - Repair of Divots, Ball-Marks and Damage by Shoes

Here are the official R&A etiquette guidelines looking at caring for the golf course, keeping pace during your round and having a consideration for others. Take a look...

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013

Care of the Course - Repair of Divots, Ball-Marks and Damage by Shoes
Care of the Course - Repair of Divots, Ball-Marks and Damage by Shoes


Players should carefully repair any divot holes made by them and any damage to the putting green made by the impact of a ball (whether or not made by the player himself). On completion of the hole by all players in the group, damage to the putting green caused by golf shoes should be repaired.

Next up, unnecessay damage...