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Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
Golf Lizbeth and Noelia
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Golf Lizbeth and Noelia

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  • 1.  GolfGolf is a sport in which ais a sport in which a player, using many types ofplayer, using many types of clubs including a driver, aclubs including a driver, a putter, and irons, hits a ballputter, and irons, hits a ball into each hole on a golfinto each hole on a golf course in the lowestcourse in the lowest possible number of strokes.possible number of strokes. Golf is one of the few ballGolf is one of the few ball games that does not use agames that does not use a standardized playing area;standardized playing area; rather, the game is playedrather, the game is played on golf "courses", each oneon golf "courses", each one of which has a uniqueof which has a unique design and typically consistsdesign and typically consists of either 9 or 18 holes.of either 9 or 18 holes.
  • 2.  The most accepted golf history theory is that golf (as practisedThe most accepted golf history theory is that golf (as practised today) originated from Scotland in the 12th century, with shepherdstoday) originated from Scotland in the 12th century, with shepherds knocking stones into rabbit holes in the place where the famousknocking stones into rabbit holes in the place where the famous Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews now sits.However, theRoyal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews now sits.However, the origin of golf is unclear and open to debate.origin of golf is unclear and open to debate.  The game was brought to Europe by the Mongols in the 12th andThe game was brought to Europe by the Mongols in the 12th and 13th centuries.13th centuries.  A Dutch game was mentioned on 26 February 1297 in a city calledA Dutch game was mentioned on 26 February 1297 in a city called Loenen aan de Vecht. Here they played a game with a stick andLoenen aan de Vecht. Here they played a game with a stick and leather ball. The Scottish game of gowf was mentioned in two 15thleather ball. The Scottish game of gowf was mentioned in two 15th century laws prohibiting its play.century laws prohibiting its play.  However,However, the modern game of golf as we understand it todaythe modern game of golf as we understand it today originated and developed in Scotland: The first golf cluboriginated and developed in Scotland: The first golf club memberships were formed in Scotland.memberships were formed in Scotland.  Over time, the modern game spread to England and the rest of theOver time, the modern game spread to England and the rest of the world.world.
  • 3.  Golf is played in an area ofGolf is played in an area of land designated a golfland designated a golf course. A course consists ofcourse. A course consists of a series of holes, each witha series of holes, each with a teeing area, fairway,a teeing area, fairway, rough and other hazards,rough and other hazards, and the green with the pinand the green with the pin (flagstick) and cup.(flagstick) and cup. Different levels of grass areDifferent levels of grass are varied to increase difficultyvaried to increase difficulty or to allow for putting in theor to allow for putting in the case of the green.case of the green. A typicalA typical golf course consists ofgolf course consists of eighteen holes, but manyeighteen holes, but many smaller courses have onlysmaller courses have only nine.nine.
  • 4. Some rules state that:Some rules state that:  Every player is entitled and obliged to play the ball from theEvery player is entitled and obliged to play the ball from the position where it has come to rest after a stroke, unless a ruleposition where it has come to rest after a stroke, unless a rule allows or demands otherwise.allows or demands otherwise.  A player must not accept assistance in making a stroke.A player must not accept assistance in making a stroke.  The condition of the ground or other parts of the course mayThe condition of the ground or other parts of the course may not be altered to gain an advantage, except in some casesnot be altered to gain an advantage, except in some cases defined in the rules.defined in the rules.  A ball may only be replaced by another during play of a hole ifA ball may only be replaced by another during play of a hole if it is destroyed, lost ,or unplayable ,or at some other timeit is destroyed, lost ,or unplayable ,or at some other time permitted by the Rules. The player may always substitutepermitted by the Rules. The player may always substitute balls between the play of two holes.balls between the play of two holes.
  • 5.  BunkersBunkers A "bunker" is a hazardA "bunker" is a hazard consisting of a preparedconsisting of a prepared area from which turf or soilarea from which turf or soil has been removed andhas been removed and replaced with sand. If thereplaced with sand. If the ball is in a bunker, theball is in a bunker, the player must play the ball asplayer must play the ball as it lies within the bunkerit lies within the bunker without incuring anywithout incuring any penalty strokes.penalty strokes.
  • 6. •Water hazards A "water hazard" is any sea, lake, pond, river, creek, ditch or anything of a similar nature on the course. If the ball is in a water hazard, the player may play the ball as it lies or, under penalty of one stroke, play a ball from where he or she originally hit; or, under penalty of one stroke, drop a ball at any point along the ball's flight path toward the hazard. •Lateral water hazards A "lateral water hazard" is a water hazard so situated that it is not possible or impracticle to drop a ball behind the hazard. If the ball is in a lateral water hazard, in addition to the options for a ball in a water hazard, the player may under penalty of one stroke, drop a ball within two club lengths of the point of entry into the hazard; or, under penalty of one stroke, drop a ball on the opposite side of the hazard no closer to the hole.

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