Rules FAQ

Rule 4-4

Can Partners Share Clubs?

Q. May partners share clubs?

A. Partners may share clubs provided the total number of clubs selected for play between the two players does not exceed 14. For example, if Player A has 6 clubs and her partner Player B has 8 clubs, they may share. A breach of this Rule occurs if both players have 13 clubs and share one`s driver, as the total number of clubs is 26. (Rule 4-4b).

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Carrying 15 clubs

At the 2001 British Open, final round co-leader Ian Woosnam's frustration bubbled over on the second tee when he discovered he was carrying 15 clubs when only allowed 14.