Rule 1-4: Points Not Covered by Rules

Rule 1-4 is an inevitable rule.  It is the catch-all, the umbrella policy, the caulk for all the situations and nuances that aren’t specifically covered by the labyrinth of Rules and Official Decisions. And it just might be the most sensible Rule in the entire rule book.  Simply put, Rule 1-4 requires golfers to use…

Titleist Mystery Balls – A Happy Lab Rat

For the second time in two seasons, out of the blue clear sky, I’ve received a single white sleeve of unlabeled golf balls from Titleist in a plain, nondescript envelope in my mailbox. Disclaimer: I am not a golf brand loyalist, and certainly not paid to shill or endorse any particular equipment maker.  In my…