THE RULES OF GOLF
You can check out the rules of golf at these sites
R & A St Andrews
United States Golf Association
Barry Rhodes, an internationally recognised expert on the rules of golf,
discusses interesting playing situations on his website.
How Do You Compare With the Professionals?
Men: These are the averages of all USPGA touring professionals
Average score 71.33
Average driving distance 283.9 yards = 259.6 metres
Average driving accuracy 61.78%
Greens in regulation 64.1%
Putts per round 29.18
Women: The USLPGA site doesn’t give overall averages but the figures closely approximate those of the top 30 women.
Average off the tee is approximately 260 yards = aprox. 237.6 metres
Accuracy off the tee approximately 75 %
Average score approximately 71
Putting is about the same as for the men
The top 30 women hit approximately 70% of greens in regulation
If you are travelling and you want to find a course for a social game, try the
Best Greens site http://www.bestgreens.com.au/