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4 months ago @ 3:24AM

What to expect, assignments & 1st Day of practice

Golf Team News

Please make sure you log into google classroom as there are some assignments and information there for you. 

Monday, February 15, 2021, will be our 1st day of Practice. Place yet to bet determine.

Check Back for The Complete Golf Schedule.  The schedule will also be uploaded to TeamSnap & Google Classroom.

Remember,  No blue card ~ No Practice.  Not cleared by the athletic training team ~ No Practice. No Emergency Care Card ~ No Practice. No EpiPen ~ No Practice

What to expect the 1st Day of Practice.

    • Documents Turn In
      • Team Policy Acknowledgment/Signature Page Turn In
  • Expectation Discussion
    • Attendance
    • Citizenship
    • Home Behavior
    • Academics
    • Teammate Treatment
    • Sportsmanship
    • Dress Code
    • Dos and Don’ts at MVCC (this is in the Team Policy Document Located on the site)
  • Calendar & Practice Schedule Review
  • Apps check
  • Golf Practice:
    • Please bring your clubs, golf shoes (if you have them) and wear appropriate golf attire.  No cutoff shorts, no jeans or jean shorts, Collard golf shirt, no tee shirts! 
    • Sun Screen in Your Bag
    • Bug Spray in Your Bag
    • Small 1st aid kit in your bag to include bee sting spray
    • Epi-Pen (if you are supposed to have one) in your bag


Please Bring the Team Policy Document: please read it prior to practice and have your parents read and sign it as well.


Remember, No Blue Card (Not Cleared) ~ No Practice.  Not cleared by the athletic training team ~ No Practice. No Emergency Care Card ~ No Practice. No EpiPen ~ No Practice

Team News

1 year ago @ 4:40PM

The Rules of Golf Link & Assignment

Greetings Majors,

Unlike most other sports, Golf is played without Officials.  


You are both the participant and the official. You have to officiate yourself and your playing competitor. Some may think the rules in golf are there to penalize but a healthy understanding of the rules can sometimes help you.  Nevertheless, whether you learn the rules to gain a benefit or to officiate your playing partner & yourself, you need to learn the rules, it is a must.  Don't worry you do not have to learn them all by Monday.  Over time you will become an expert. Here are some links to assist you.


Link #1 is a link to the USGA Rules where you can begin or continue your learning. 


Link #2 is a link to an app that you can load onto your phone to help you learn the rules. It also has a link to rule quizzes where you can test your knowledge.


Link #3 is a link to help you with your 1st assignment. Your 1st assignment is to understand the difference between Shall, May and Must. In addition to those terms, there are over 70 different definitions in the rules of golf. Your 1st assignment is due Monday.


Remember you are responsible for knowing and applying the rules, failure to properly apply a rule can cause you to be disqualified.


There will be a rules quiz in the near future on google classroom.












Excerpt for the Rules:

Rule 1 - The Game, Player Conduct and the Rules

Purpose of Rule: Rule 1 introduces these central principles of the game for the player:

  • Play the course as you find it and play the ball as it lies.
  • Play by the Rules and in the spirit of the game.
  • You are responsible for applying your own penalties if you breach a Rule, so that you cannot gain any potential advantage over your opponent in match play or other players in stroke play.

1.1  The Game of Golf

Golf is played in a round of 18 (or fewer) holes on a course by striking a ball with a club.

Each hole starts with a stroke from the teeing area and ends when the ball is holed on the putting green (or when the Rules otherwise say the hole is completed).

For each stroke, the player:

  • Plays the course as he or she finds it, and
  • Plays the ball as it lies.

But there are exceptions where the Rules allow the player to alter conditions on the course and require or allow the player to play the ball from a different place than where it lies.

1.2 Standards of Player Conduct

a. Conduct Expected of All Players

All players are expected to play in the spirit of the game by:

  • Acting with integrity – for example, by following the Rules, applying all penalties, and being honest in all aspects of play.
  • Showing consideration to others – for example, by playing at a prompt pace, looking out for the safety of others, and not distracting the play of another player.
  • Taking good care of the course – for example, by replacing divots, smoothing bunkers, repairing ball-marks, and not causing unnecessary damage to the course.
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