Rules Of Golf Animations


Whether you're a novice or an expert golfer, Rules of Golf Animations, in 3D form, are an aid to help you visualize and understand how the Rules of Golf are applied correctly. Narrated by longtime broadcaster Roger Twibell, a total of 26 animations will be available that can be viewed repeatedly. For more information, contact the Rules Department via e-mail at rules@usga.org .

If you have trouble viewing the animations click here to download the newest version of the Flash Player

The complete set of animations covering the Rules of Golf and Care of the Course also are available on the CD, An Animated Journey from Tee to Green . To order, contact the USGA Order Department at 800-336-4446 or Click Here

These animations are property of the USGA and may be downloaded for educational purposes only. They are not for commercial use and may not be reproduced. © 2005
Putting Green Etiquette
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How to Score for Match Play

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Scoring For Stroke Play

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Maximum of 14 Clubs

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Ball Unfit for Play

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Starting Time

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Undue Delay

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Practice

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Order Of Play

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The Teeing Ground

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Playing from Outside Teeing Ground

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Definition of Hazard

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Ball In Hazard

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Line of Putt

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Ball Over Hanging Hole

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Attending & Unauthorized Attendance of the Flagstick

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Ball Striking Flagstick or Attendant/Ball Resting Against Flagstick

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Marking, Lifting, and Replacing

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Movable Obstructions

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Determining the Nearest Point of Relief

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Immovable Obstructions

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Abnormal Ground Conditions

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Water Hazards

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Lateral Water Hazards

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Ball Lost or Out of Bounds

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Unplayable Ball

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The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.


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Rolex
   

Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.



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IBM
   

IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit http://www.usopen.com/IBM

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Lexus
   

Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

For more information on Lexus, visit http://www.lexus.com/

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Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

For more information on American Express visit www.americanexpress.com/entertainment


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