Rules FAQ

Rule 6-7

Time Limit to Play a Stroke

Q.  Is it a Rule that you must play a stroke within 40 seconds?

A.  No. The Rules of Golf place no time limit on playing a specific stroke. However, a Committee may adopt a pace of play policy with certain requirements (e.g., that when a group is out of position and is being timed, each player must play within _____ seconds).

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