Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In golf, a space marked out within the limits of which the ball must be teed.

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Examples

  • The starting-point is called "the teeing-ground," and is marked by two whitewash lines at right angles to the course, forming a parallelogram with the side lines of the course five or six yards in length by two or three in breadth.

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  • The smoothly kept grounds near the holes is called the "putting-greens," and beside each "putting-green" is a marked teeing-ground.

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  • The game commences by a player hitting off from a marked line called the teeing-ground, the ball in the direction of the first hole.

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  • Where, in a three-ball match, at any teeing-ground no player is entitled to claim the honour from both opponents, the same order of striking shall be followed as at the previous teeing-ground.

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  • The option of taking the honour at the first teeing-ground shall be decided, if necessary, by lot.

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  • The side which wins a hole shall have the honour at the next teeing-ground.

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  • If a hole has been halved, the side which had the honour at the previous teeing-ground shall retain the honour.

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  • If a competitor play from outside the limits of the teeing-ground, the penalty shall be disqualification.

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  • But if it be discovered, before he has struck off from the next teeing-ground, or if the mistake occur at the last hole, before he has handed in his card, that he has not holed out with his own ball, he shall be at liberty to return and hole out with his own ball, without penalty.

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  • A match begins by each side playing a ball from the first teeing-ground.

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