2013 TOCR Day

Carmel Valley Ranch GC October 11, 2013 CARMEL VALLEY – Despite Poppy Hills being closed, the NCGA once again hosted a successful Tournament Official/Course Rater’s Day at Carmel Valley Ranch GC. Golfers were welcomed by chilly California temperatures in the morning, before a typical sunshine-filled day arrived by late morning through early afternoon. At the…

Players Competing From Different Tees

Section 3-5: Players competing from different tees / Men & women from the same tees. Excerpt from USGA Handicap Manual a. Different Tees: Men vs. Men; Women vs. Women; Women vs. Men Different tees usually have different Ratings. Because a USGA Course Rating reflects the probable score of a scratch golfer, the higher-rated course is more difficult,…

Stump the Rules

Ask the NCGA Rules of Golf Expert Have a nagging rules question you want answered? Have an argument that needs to be resolved? Saw an incident on television that has you confused? The NCGA wants your assistance in providing more information on the Rules of Golf. Put the NCGA’s team of rules officials to the…