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Golf Penalties List

Since we have learned the different types of hazards, we must now understand the penalty associated with hitting a golf ball into a hazard.

Then we'll discuss what a golfer must do when he hits the ball of bounds.

It's important that we learn about hitting the wrong golf ball.

Let's take a look at how to handle a lost ball situation. We'll review the following two terms.

The double hit rarely occurs on the golf course, but it's still important to learn about this rule. We'll discuss two terms that apply to this ruling.

Let's learn about how a golfer is penalized is he deems a lie unplayable. We'll look at the following four terms.

Table of Contents

Golf Penalties Lingo and Terms

Here are all the terms we will be covering related to golf penalties:

  • One Stroke Penalty
  • Grounding Club in Hazard
  • Practice Swing in Hazard
  • Re-Tee
  • One Stroke Penalty From Original Tee Shot
  • Provisional
  • Disqualification (DQ)
  • Wrong Golf Ball
  • Two Stroke Penalty
  • Marking Golf Ball
  • Identifying Golf Ball
  • Lost Ball
  • Re-Hit/Tee
  • Double Hit
  • Unplayable Lie
  • One Club Length Closest Point to Relief
  • Drop


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