How Long is Your Golf Tee?

As with all things in golf, the length of the golf tee is regulated. The rules lay down that it can be no longer than a specific length to conform with rules of golf. To be honest, I have never thought about this rule before, nor have I heard of anyone being called for being in violation of the rule. So, I would assess that for most of us, it is a nonissue and one that may never be used.

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Golf Rule Number 11 – Teeing Ground

Knowing and understanding the rules of golf is important. As I work through my Golf Canada Level 11 officials course, Rule 11 caught my attention and I wanted to revisit it. The infographic below sums up most of the pertinent information, but there were a couple of other instances that caught my eye when reading the rules material. So, let’s get started! Continue reading

Rules of Golf Simplified

The new rules of golf are out for your reading pleasure. They cover all the important points that golfers should know and understand. For some, this book is an exciting must read; for others, well lets just say that it is a good book to sleep by.

Periodically, I will attempt to demystify some of golf’s rules to save you the time you would spend reading the book. For now, I am going to start out with an easy, but misunderstood rule about the tee box.

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Rule 11: Tee Shots


There are other aspects of Rule 11 you might need to read if you are entering a tournament, but for now you have the abridged version.

If you have any questions, feel free to drop me a line. In the meantime, enjoy my latest infographic on the 11th rule.

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!