Week Five: Flopping and Sand

Students will be able to:

  • learn the difference between pitching, flopping, and bunker shots

  • learn what an up and down shot is

  • participate in an up and down contest

  • learn about water hazards

  • define integrity

Quiz 5

Flop Shots

Week 5 Notes:

  1. Regular Water Hazards

    • In the middle of the fairway

    • Marked by yellow stakes

    • 1 stroke penalty if you choose not to play it as it lies

    • Options

      • Play it as it lies (don’t ground club though)

      • Stroke and distance (rehit previous shot)

      • Drop a ball along a line created by the following two points: the flag and the point of entry

  2. Lateral Water Hazards

    • On the side of the fairway

    • Marked by red stakes

    • 1 stroke penalty if you choose not to play it as it lies

    • Options

      • Same three as regular hazard

      • Drop the ball two club lengths from point of entry

  3. Casual Water- temporary and must be visible on the sides of your shoes when you stand in it

    • Free relief one club length from where you can make a stance, unaffected by the water

    • Dew is not casual water