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Very readable guide to the unreadable rules
on 25 May 2001
An excellent little book, explaining the most commonly encountered rules of golf in a very readable and enjoyable way. The book follows the progress of two friends playing nine holes, and at each hole one or other of them encounters some problem where the relevant rule is then explained. I tried making sense of the rules themselves, but they are heavy going; this book is really easy to read and understand. And knowledge of the rules actually makes playing the game more enjoyable! My favourite bit in the book is where one player asks the other what club he would recommend for his next shot; "Imagine his surprise when David's reply was that John had lost the hole because he had just breached Rule 8(1)..."