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Consideration for others should be extended to everyone on the course.
This is determined by a group’s pace of play and should be recognized when other groups are involve...
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Playing at an unduly rate of time can cause delays and hold up other groups.
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Players should ensure that no players are nearby during practice swings or strokes.
If the original ball is lost, save time by playing a provisional and wave other groups through.
Players should verify scores on the hole they just completed so that they don’t take extra time lat...