Arizona Golf Association
RULES OF THE MONTH
USGA Rule 15: Relief From Loose Impediments and
Rule 15 covers when and how the player may take free relief from loose impediments and movable obstructions. Inside this Arizona Golf Association Rule of the Month segment, we learn these movable natural and artificial objects are not treated as part of the challenge of playing the course, and a player is normally allowed to remove them when they interfere with play.
The Teeing Area
Your ball is in the teeing area when any part of the ball touches or is above any part of the teeing area. You may stand outside the teeing area in making the stroke at a ball in the teeing area. You may play the ball from a tee placed on the ground or from the ground itself. Inside this Arizona Golf Association Rule of the Month segment, we go into detail about the teeing area all teeing area rules.
USGA Rule 12: Bunkers
Rule 12 is specifically for bunkers, which are specially prepared areas intended to test your ability to play a ball from the sand. Inside this Arizona Golf Association Rule Of The Month segment we learn about everything you can and cannot do when your ball finds a bunker.
The Universal Relief Procedure
Not all golf shots end up on target – but knowing how to get your ball back in play is half the battle. Inside this Arizona Golf Association Rule Of The Month segment we learn all about the new USGA Universal Relief Procedure. Finally the rules of golf are becoming easier and easier to understand.