The Basic Rules

Like all sports there are numerous rules and regulations but to play the game for fun you just need to follow these basic rules.

 

  1. To tee off, you may kick your ball from a position up to two yards behind the tee markers at the designated teeing area. Make sure your kick will not interfere with other players.
  2. The ball must be played in a single movement. You are not allowed to push the ball with the top or bottom of your foot.
  3. Wait to play your next shot until the ball has completely come to rest. It is not legal to stop the ball from rolling from the wind.
  4. Play the ball where it lies. You are not allowed to move the ball.  Exception: You may mark the spot and lift the ball when it may obstruct another player’s kick or ball in any way.
  5. Water hazard: If the ball lands in a water hazard, retrieve or replace it within 2 steps from the closest land point from where the ball entered the hazard. Receive a one-stroke penalty. Or you may place the ball at the position of the previous kick and receive a one-stroke penalty.

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