Want To Bet?

What the rule book says about your R100 match

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

very day, through­out South Africa, four golfers stand on the rst tee and try to de­cide on a bet. Whether it’s 10-10-20 or Skins, or you’re play­ing for prize money in a week­day school, you might be cu­ri­ous to know what the Rules of Golf says about gam­bling. The R&A don’t ob­ject to in­for­mal bet­ting among in­di­vid­ual golfers or teams of golfers when it’s in­ci­den­tal to the game. How­ever, “or­gan­ised events de­signed or pro­moted to cre­ate cash prizes are not per­mit­ted.” Here’s a quick re­view of what is and isn’t ac­cept­able gam­bling. –

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