Rules For Bedroom
1. Each player shall furnish
his own equipment for play, normally one club and two balls.
2. Play on a course must
be approved by the owner of the hole.
3. Unlike outdoor golf, the
object is to get the club in the hole and keep the balls out of the
4. For most effective play,
the club should have a firm shaft. Course owners are permitted to
check the shaft for firmness before play begins.
5. Course owners reserve
the right to restrict the length of the club to avoid damage to the
6. The object of the game
is to take as many strokes as necessary until the course owner is
satisfied that play is complete. Failure to do so may result in being
denied permission to play on the course again.
7. It is considered bad form
to begin playing the hole immediately upon arrival at the course.
The experienced player will normally take time to admire the entire
course with special attention to the well formed bunkers.
8. Players are cautioned
not to mention other courses they have played or are currently playing
to the owner of the course being played. Upset course owners have
been known to damage a player's equipment for this reason.
9. Players are encouraged
to have proper rain gear along, just in case.
10. Players should assure
themselves that their match has been properly scheduled, particularly
when a new course is being played for the first time. Previous players
have been known to become irate if they discover someone else is playing
what they consider to be a private course.
11. Players should not assume
a course is in shape for play at all times. Some players may be embarrassed
if they find the course is temporarily under repair. Players are advised
to be extremely tactful in this situation. More advanced players will
find alternate means of play when this is the case.
12. Players are advised to
obtain the course owners permission before attempting to play the
13. Slow play is encouraged,
however, players should be prepared to proceed at quicker pace, at
least temporarily, at the course owner's request.
14. It is considered outstanding
performance, time permitting, to play the same hole several times
in one match.
15. The course owner will
be the sole judge of who is the best player. *HINT- Players are advised
to think twice before considering membership at a given course. Additional