The 12 unwritten rules of good golf etiquette
One can be forgiven for being bad at golf, but not for having bad golf etiquette. Avoid these faux pas and unwritten rules of golf to make sure you get invited back for another round.
When it comes to golf, there are the official rules and then there’s etiquette, and both of them need to be adhered to if you want your day on the green to be a hole-in-one.
From not talking during someone’s back-swing, to staying out of their shadow-line, there are some common faux pas your fellow golfers will thank you for not committing.
How a person conducts themselves on the course can have a big impact on the enjoyability of the game so, whether you’re new to the sport or a seasoned golfer, it’s a good idea to learn which behaviours are deemed socially unacceptable on the course.
To ensure you get invited back to the clubhouse, here is our guide to good golf etiquette. Keep it handy the next time you're playing a round at one of RACV's five stunning Australian golf courses.