A2: True. In
stroke play the penalty for playing
from outside the teeing ground is
two strokes. Rule 11-4b.
Q3: In the above circumstances, the
stroke from outside the teeing
ground and any subsequent strokes
made prior to correction of the
mistake do not count in the player's
score. True or False?
A3: True. The
ball is not in play until played
from within the teeing ground.
Definition of Ball in Play.
Q4: Before a player makes his
first stroke with any ball on
the teeing ground of the hole
being played, the tee-markers
are deemed to be fixed. True or
True. In these circumstances
a player is penalised two
strokes for moving the
tee-markers. Rule 11-2.
Q5: The teeing ground is a
rectangular area defined by the
outside limits of two tee-markers.
Which is correct?
a) There is no restriction as to how
far behind the tee markers a player
may tee their ball.
b) The player must tee their ball
within one club-length behind the
c) The player must tee their ball
within two club-lengths behind the
A5: c) The
player must tee their ball within
two club-lengths behind the
tee-markers. Definition of Teeing
Q6: On the 2nd hole fellow
competitors A and B mistakenly play
from the yellow tee-markers when
they should have played from the
blue markers. They realise their
mistake on the 3rd teeing ground and
add 2 strokes to their gross scores
for the 2nd hole and continue play.
They proceeded correctly. True or
Both players are disqualified when
they make a stroke from the next
teeing ground without first
correcting their mistake. Rule 11-5.
Q7: In match play, a player loses
the hole if they play their tee shot
from outside the teeing ground. True
There is no penalty, but the
opponent has the choice of letting
the tee shot stand or immediately
requiring the player to cancel the
stroke and play again from within
the teeing ground. Rule 11-4a.
Q8: A player may remove a tee-marker
on a different hole to the one that
they are playing if it interferes
with their stroke, as in the photo.
True or False?
After playing the first stroke from
a teeing ground tee-markers are
obstructions. Decision 11-2/1.
Q9: Which statement is true when a
player is making their first stroke
from the teeing ground of the hole
a) A player may play a ball that is
teed outside the teeing ground if
their stance is wholly inside it.
b) A player must tee their ball and
take their stance within the teeing
c) A player may take their stance
outside the teeing ground, providing
their ball is teed within it.
A9: c) A
player may take their stance outside
the teeing ground, providing their
ball is teed within it.