Impact

Responsibility for the Course

responsibility

accounting for one’s actions; dependable
Players are responsible for their actions on the golf course. It is up to them to keep score, repair divots, rake bunkers, repair ball marks on the green, and keep up with the pace of play.

Responsibility of playing by the rules, following proper procedures and etiquette, and knowing the terms and vocabulary of the game is so important that only two organizations in the world---The R&A and the USGA----assume full responsibility for the rules of golf.

Applying on the golf course

It’s important players exhibit responsibility for their surroundings by taking care of the practice areas and course by repairing ball marks, replacing divots, and raking bunkers.

Applying at home

Parents: Ask your child to think about three ways they can show responsibility at school, home or playing other sports, then record when you seem them do it.

Responsibility: How Youth Can Apply it on the Course and at Home

Golf requires more than a good swing; it takes personal responsibility. Junior golfers must learn to be accountable for their own actions and be dependable. Each person to keep their own score, understand the rules, take care of their equipment, repair divots and rake bunkers. As youth progress through the program, they demonstrate even greater &he...

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