USGA Definitions

What follows are the definitions as listed in the United States Golf Association Rules of Golf. The Definitions are listed alphabetically and, in the Rules themselves, defined terms are in italics. Abnormal Ground Conditions An “abnormal ground condition” is any casual water, ground under repair or hole, cast or runway on the course made by a burrowing animal, a reptile or a bird. Addressing The Ball A player has “addressed the ball” when he has grounded his club immediately in front of or immediately … Continue Reading →