GREEN LEVEL QUIZ

       All questions must be answered correctly

 

Name: _______________________________

 

1)      On what part of the golf course is located the hole and flagstick?

 

a.      Fairway

b.     Rough

c.      Green

d.     Bunker

 

2)     How many golf holes will you find on a regulation size golf course?

 

a.      22

b.     14

c.      18

d.     16

 

3)     What are the three different “Pars” for any hole on a golf course?

 

a.      2, 3, 4

b.     3, 4, 5

c.      4, 5, 6

d.     3, 4, 6

 

4)     What golf club are you most likely to use if you want to hit your first shot as far as you can from the teeing ground on a Par 4 or Par 5? (hint: It’s your longest and biggest club in your bag)

 

a.      Putter

b.     Wedge

c.      Iron

d.     Driver

5)     Joe is playing golf with his father, when they both get to the green to putt, Joe runs on the green very fast to get to his ball and remove the flagstick quicker.  Is this acceptable behavior from Joe?  What did Joe do wrong if anything?

 

 

 

6)     What golf club are you most likely to use if your ball is on the putting green?

 

a.      Putter

b.     Wedge

c.      Iron

d.     Driver

 

7)     One of these words below is NOT part of a golf course?

 

a.      Rough

b.     Fairway

c.      Green

d.     Shorty grass

 

8)     If you made a Birdie on a par 3.  What is your score for that hole?

 

a.      2

b.     3

c.      4

d.     5

 

9)     What should Jimmy be wearing for his round of golf at Timarron Country Club.  (only one good answer)

 

a.      T-shirt and denim Jeans

b.     T-shirt and Gym shorts

c.      Collared shirt and denim jeans

d.     Collared shirt and shorts

 

10) How many golfers will you find in a foursome?

 

a.      1

b.     2

c.      3

d.     4

 

RED LEVEL QUIZ

 

All questions must be answered correctly

 

1)      What is the maximum number of golf clubs you are allowed to carry in your bag according to the USGA rules?

 

a.      18

b.     16

c.      14

d.     You can carry as many clubs as you want

 

2)     What club will you be more likely to use if your ball is in a bunker next to the green?

 

a.      7 iron

b.     Sand Wedge

c.      Any hybrid

d.     Putter

 

3)     You are playing golf with a friend and both balls on the green. When walking to your ball, what do you must pay attention to as you walk onto the green? Circle ALL the right answers

 

a.      Not stepping on your friend’s line of putt                      

b.     Look for divot to fix near his ball                                   

c.      Check social media update on phone

d.     Look at all players position for order of play

 

4)     Your ball is resting in the middle of the fairway after a great tee shot.  After a practice swing, you address the ball, take a swing and completely “whiff” (you miss the ball completely) Does it count as a stroke on the scorecard?

 

a.      No, same as a practice swing

b.     Yes, one stroke penalty

 

5)     You are about to tee up on the 1st hole.  Your ball is on a tee and you address the ball ready to hit away.  The toe of the club head of your driver touches the ball and the ball falls off the tee.  Does it count as a stroke on the scorecard?

 

a.      No

b.     Yes, One stroke penalty

6)     You execute a great shot from the fairway with an iron.  When you hit the ball you also made a divot in the ground.  What should you do next? Circle ALL the correct answers.

 

a.      Put the grass that flew out of the divot back in it.

b.     Just tap the divot with your foot.  Nothing else.

c.      Cover the divot with sand mix (bottles on the golf carts).

d.     Don’t do anything. The maintenance crew will take care of it.

 

7)     If you hit a ball and it’s heading towards another group of golfers, what should you yell at them

 

a.      Ball!

b.     Watch out!

c.      Fore!

d.     Incoming!

 

8)     When your entire golf group is on the green and ready to putt, who should putt first?

 

a.      The closest to the hole

b.     The last one to have hit the ball on the green

c.      The furthest away from the hole

d.     The tallest golfer in the group

 

9)     Who can drive a golf cart?

 

a.      Anybody tall enough to reach the pedals

b.     Anybody accompanied with an adult

c.      12 years old and up

d.     Driver’s license holders only

 

10)  If you record a bogey on hole #1 at Timarron (Par 5), what did you score?

 

a.      4

b.     5

c.      6

d.     7

 

WHITE LEVEL QUIZ

 

      All questions must be answered correctly

 

1)     What should you do if your ball leaves a pitch mark (dent) on the putting green?

 

a.      Leave it for another golfer to fix it

b.     Fix it yourself with a divot repair tool or a tee

c.      Step on it a few times with your shoe or putter

d.     Ignore it, the maintenance crew will fix it

 

2)     You set up to hit a tee shot with your driver on hole #1 at Timarron.  Your ball goes way out left in the backyard of a house.  Under the USGA Rule 27-1, what is the penalty for a shot out of bounds and where should you play your next shot from?

 

a.      One stroke penalty, re-tee from where the original ball was last played

b.     One stroke penalty, drop a ball 2-club length from the out of bounds fence

c.      Two stroke penalty, re-tee from where the original ball was last played

d.     Two stroke penalty, drop a ball 2-club length from the out of bounds fence

 

3)     What are you recording on the scorecard if you made a double bogey on a par 3?

 

a.      2

b.     3

c.      4

d.     5

 

4)     A putting stroke is made with a lot of hand action, active legs and very little shoulder motion.  True or False

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

5)     Where do you place a coin or ball marker on the green when marking your ball?

 

a.      Directly in front of the ball

b.     Either side of the ball

c.      Directly behind the ball

d.     All of the above is correct

6)     How should you align yourself for your next golf shot?

 

a.      By simply looking at your target while addressing the ball.

b.     By looking at your target from behind the ball.

c.      By only looking down at the ball while addressing the ball.

d.     Alignment is not important.

 

7)     Which club, when hit, should make the ball travel furthest?

 

a.      5 iron

b.     4 Hybrid

c.      3 Wood

d.     Pitching Wedge

 

8)     What club are you most likely to use for pitching around the green?

 

a.      Driver

b.     Sand Wedge

c.      7 iron

d.     Any hybrid

 

9)     What two (2) assessments are correct about chipping and pitching?

(Circle two answers)

 

a.      Pitching: Low ball flight and lots of roll

b.     Chipping: Low ball flight and lots of roll

c.      Chipping: High ball flight and practically no roll

d.     Pitching: High ball flight and practically no roll

 

10)  True or False.  When another golfer in your group is beginning their backswing, it is good etiquette to…

(Answer all questions)

 

Start dancing, as long as you are very quiet.                                     T            F

Keep talking to your friends, but not during the down swing.          T            F

Look at your friends shot in case they need help finding the ball.   T            F

Yell if the beverage cart is nearby.                                                    T            F

Try to remain calm, quiet and composed.                                         T            F

 

 

BLUE LEVEL QUIZ

 

      All questions must be answered correctly

 

1)     What is an Eagle on a par 4?

 

a.      1

b.     2

c.      3

d.     4

 

2)     According to Rule 12-1 by the USGA, how long are you allowed to look for a lost ball?

 

a.      2 minutes

b.     3 minutes

c.      5 minutes

d.     10 minutes

 

3)     When addressing the ball in a greenside bunker, what describe best the position of the club face?

 

a.      Closed

b.     Open

c.      Square to the target

d.     What is the club face?

 

4)     True or False.  Anywhere on the golf course you can mark your ball and clean your golf ball with a towel.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

5)     True or False.  When addressing the ball in the bunker, the golf club should never touch the sand until impact.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

6)     According to the USGA rules of golf, if player A hits his ball on the green and his ball bumps into player B, moving player B ball from its original position.  What should happen next?

 

a.      Player A receives a penalty for hitting Player B’s ball.

b.     Players B must play his ball from its new position.

c.      Player A plays his ball as it lies and Player B moves his ball to its original position.

d.     Player B receives a penalty for not marking his ball.

 

7)     True or False.  You are more likely to chip when you are far from the green and pitch when you are very close to the green?

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

8)     True or False.  A water hazard MUST contain water?

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

9)     What are the color stakes for a water hazards and a lateral water hazard?

 

a.      Water hazard: Red   Water lateral hazard: Yellow

b.     Water hazard: Blue   Water lateral hazard: Red

c.      Water Hazard: Yellow   Water lateral hazard: Red

d.     Water hazard: YellowWater lateral hazard: Blue

 

10)  True or False.  It is legal to lay down alignment sticks in the fairway to help aligning yourself during the course of a round of golf.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

 

 

GOLD LEVEL QUIZ

 

      All questions must be answered correctly

 

1)     According to the USGA Rules of Golf, what is the penalty for making a stroke at a wrong ball in stroke play?

 

a.      1 stroke penalty

b.     2 strokes penalty

c.      3 strokes penalty

d.     No penalty

 

2)     True or False. A stroke made by a competitor with a wrong ball do not count towards his score.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

3)     What are you recording on your scorecard if you scored double par on a par 5

 

a.      5

b.     7

c.      8

d.     10

 

4)     We all know all golfers should be playing at a good pace and reasonably fast? What is the best way to keep with the pace of play and make sure you don’t fall behind? (One correct answer)

 

a.      Keep up with the group ahead of you.

b.     Keep looking behind and make sure you don’t slow a group down.

c.      Take 3 practice swing every shot.

d.     Just focus on playing 9 holes in 2.5 hours.

 

5)     True or False.  A bunker is considered a hazard.

 

a.      True

b.     False

6)     Annabelle has a course handicap of 18 and Rebecca has a course handicap 20.  Who and how many strokes will be given to even the playing field?

 

a.      Rebecca gives two strokes to Annabelle.

b.     Rebecca gives no stroke to Annabelle.

c.      Annabelle gives two strokes to Rebecca.

d.     Annabelle gives no strokes to Rebecca.

 

7)     True or False.  One main part of a pre shot routine is to visualize the shot at hand.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

8)     What is a common loft angle for a Sand wedge?

 

a.      43 degree

b.     51 degree

c.      56 degree

d.     60 degree

 

9)     True or False.  When pitching the ball with a wedge, what describe a way to lower the ball flight?

 

a.      Playing the ball up in your stance.

b.     Opening the club face.

c.      Playing the ball back in your stance.

d.     Opening your stance.

 

10)  True or False.  According to the USGA Rules of Golf, snow can be considered both casual water and loose impediment.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

 

 

 

BLACK LEVEL QUIZ

 

      All questions must be answered correctly

 

1)     True or False.  Stakes or lines defining out of bounds should be Yellow.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

2)     When pitching the ball with a wedge, what describe a way to raise the ball flight higher?

 

a.      Playing the ball up in your stance.

b.     Closing the club face.

c.      Playing the ball back in your stance.

d.     Forward press the shaft of the club at address.

 

3)     True or False.  If you hit a ball in a water hazard, you can drop a ball keeping the point at which the original ball last crossed the hazard directly between the hole and the spot on which the ball is dropped, with no limits to how far behind the hazard you can drop the ball.

 

a.      True

b.     False

 

4)     When pitching the ball around the green, you decide to open the club face to flight the ball higher.  What else should you at address if you are opening the club face?

 

a.      Play the ball back in your stance.

b.     Open your stance.

c.      Forward press the shaft.

d.     All of the above.

 

5)     How many Rules of Play are there in the Rules of Golf by the USGA?

 

a.      34

b.     36

c.      38

d.     44

6)     True or False.  A ball is deemed on the green only when its entirety is on the putting surface.

 

a.      True.

b.     False.

 

7)     You decide to slightly move a tee marker before teeing off because it interferes with your stance.  Is there a penalty? If so what is the penalty?

 

a.      No penalty.

b.     1 stroke penalty.

c.      2 strokes penalty.

d.     3 strokes penalty.

 

8)     What describe best a way to lower your ball flight in windy conditions.     

 

a.      Play the ball in the front of your stance.

b.     Play the ball in the back of your stance.

c.      Open the club face.

d.     Swing very hard.

 

9)     Why is it important to care for a putting green?

 

a.      The short grass is very fragile.

b.     It is expensive to maintain.

c.      So the surface stays in good conditions for every golfers.

d.     All of the above.

 

10)  What is a good way to accelerate the pace of play?

 

a.      Help your friend when looking for lost ball.

b.     Take one less practice swing.

c.      Be ready to hit the ball when it’s your turn to play.

d.     All of the above.

 

 

Congratulations completing the entire Rules & Etiquette Quiz!