Provisional Ball and Second Ball

Pace of play in kids golf tournaments is very important.  I talk about pace in another post but I want to reiterate here.  Two rules help with pace of play; 3-3 and 27-2.   Continue reading

Pace of Play for Kids Golf Tournaments

Long before we got into kids golf, I remember a friend declaring golf is like watching paint dry. Now that we are a golf family, nothing is further from the truth. This is especially true when you are caddying for your child golfer. EXCEPT when pace of play is slow.

Pace of play is Continue reading

At the First Tee of a Kids Golf Tournament

At the first tee, you will sign in with the starting official.  He will introduce you to your playing partners and hand out score cards.  Each player must have unique markings on their ball. Continue reading

The Child Golfer’s First Golf Tournament – Start the Day

How exciting!  You’re all signed up for your golfer’s first tournament.  Let’s take a look at what the day might look like ..

Plan to be at the golf course the day of a tournament at least an hour prior to your tee time.  When you arrive, Continue reading

Your Child Golfer’s Spectators

Most tours allow spectators and have specific rules about them.  Cart use, behavior, attire, and contact with players is usually very specifically defined in the tour rules.  Spectator carts are Continue reading