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Conceding short putts during match

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Conceding short putts during match

Postby Divot » Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:30 am

Good morning,
Opponents with equally short putts say "Good, good" for a half and precede to the next hole. Is there a rule or decision that gives an ok to this common procedure, or is the procedure ok because no rule or decision says it's not ok? (no prior to the match agreement was made).
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Re: Conceding short putts during match

Postby Colin L » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:59 am

To my mind, Rule 2-4 permits it without need for anything further. Each player can concede his opponent's next stroke which is what each is doing.
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Re: Conceding short putts during match

Postby MikeH » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:51 pm

Additionally Dec 2-1/1.5 adds 'An agreement to halve a hole being played is permissible'
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