A fun Rules quiz


Here’s a fun one, silly……… but it might make you laugh.

A quiz on golf etiquette.

1) What should you be careful for when you step onto the green?

  • a) Goose droppings
  • b) To keep an eye out for loose change that someone dropped
  • c) Look at the faces of the other players, make sure those are the same people you started with (make sure you’ve chipped onto the right green)
  • d) Look for ball markers to make sure you don’t step on another player’s intended line of putt.

2) What should you do if you hit your ball toward another group of people?

  • a) Quickly hand your club to another player in your group
  • b) Call your lawyer on your cell phone
  • c) Announce to the other members of your group that you’ll be taking another mulligan
  • d) Call out “Fore!” so the unsuspecting players can take cover.

3) What should you carry in your pocket every time you play golf?

  • a) (If you’re under a 20 handicap) A rabbit’s foot
  • b) (If you’re over a 20 handicap) The entire rabbit
  • c) A list of your favorite excuses
  • d) A ball mark repair tool and some ball markers

4) What should you do if you lose your golf ball out on the course?

  • a) Spend twenty minutes looking for it, even if it means holding up every group behind you
  • b) Drop another ball from the secret compartment in your shorts and say, ” Here it is, and it’s still in bounds!”
  • c) Break several clubs in a fit of rage and ruin everyone else’s day
  • d) Search for 5 minutes at the most.
  • 5) When someone in your group is hitting off the tee, what should you be doing?
  • a) Taking the opportunity to eat some potato chips and chew them very noisily
  • b) Point out to the others in your group the many things the hitter is doing wrong in their swing
  • c) Shout, “Oh, look how wonderful MountDiablo is today!” during their back swing
  • d) Stand quietly out of view and watch where their ball lands

6) What is the proper thing to do after your fairway shot has dislodged a huge divot?

  • a) Throw it at the lady who just talked about MountDiablo in your back swing
  • b) If it went farther than the ball, blame the divot and kick it up and down the fairway for a while
  • c) Focus your attention further down the fairway and say, “Divot? What divot? I didn’t take a divot.”
  • d) Retrieve the dislodged divot, replace it, and press it down firmly with your foot

7) After your group has completed putting out, what should you do next?

  • a) Take a few minutes to re-practice the 40-footer that you missed for double bogey
  • b) Take a few more minutes to re-practice the 10- footer you missed for triple bogey
  • c) Stand around the middle of the green, add up your score and mark it down on your score card
  • d) Replace the flag and quickly move on to the next tee.

8) What should you do if someone in your group is having a terrible day and really struggling in his game?

  • a) Ask if they’d like to start betting on the game
  • b) Ask them what their handicap REALLY is
  • c) Give them pointers after every shot on their grip, stance, swing and follow through
  • d) Have patience and be supportive, we all have bad days

Here are the answers, let’s see how you did.

  • 1.) D
  • 2.) D
  • 3.) D
  • 4.) D
  • 5.) D
  • 6.) D
  • 7.) D
  • 8.) D

This time getting all Ds on a quiz is a good thing.

Hope this helps you,



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