Category: Golf Rules

Bad Golf Rule: Signing for an Incorrect Scorecard

After the second round of the 2024 Genesis Invitational at Riviera in Los Angeles, Jordan Spieth was informed that he signed for an incorrect scorecard. Instead of marking a bogey on hole 4, he wrote down a 3. Here’s Spieth’s take on the situation, owning up to the mishap: Today, I signed for an incorrect …

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Is It Legal to Use a Shadow to Line Up Putts?

During the second round of the WM Phoenix Open, Xander Schauffele had a par putt to hole on the par 4, 11th. While he and his caddy, Tech, looked over the putt from all angles, Tech went near the hole and used his shadow to draw an imaginary line from the ball to the hole. …

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