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New Federal Golf Rules

Major rule changes in the game of golf will become effective January 20, 2013.

This is only a preview as the complete rule book (expect 2012 pages) is being rewritten as we speak.

Here are a few of the changes:
Golfers with handicaps:

  • Below 10 will have their green fees increased by 35%.
  • Between 11 and 18 will see no increase in green fees.
  • Above 18 will get a $20 check each time they play.

The term “gimmie” will be changed to “entitlement” and will be used as follows: Continue reading New Federal Golf Rules