1 of 9 - "What is a links course ? Started in Scotland Links courses tend to be on/very near to the coast,often amid dunes, with few water hazards and trees . The British Open is always on a links course . Pic of Kingsbarns courtesy Kyle Phillips"
2 of 9 - "What is a elevated tee? A tee box that is substantially higher than the green /fairway . A ball hitting a lower elevation surface will carry more but roll less. Pic shows the 220 yard ,Par 3 ,7th hole at Shillong "
3 of 9 - "What is a island green ? A green surrounded entirely by water or sand making a perfect shot critical .The Par 3 ,15th hole at Prestige Golfhsire ,Bangalore is a 195 yard beauty with a island green - the moat around the island is all SAND"
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5 of 9 - ".What are POT bunkers ? Bunkers with very steep faces that are found on links courses & that are very deep ( u sometimes can't see the player in the bunker from the green). Kingsbarn ,Hole no 13 with Pot bunkers .Picture credit -Kyle Phillips"
6 of 9 - "What does OB mean ? OB or "Out of Bounds" is an area on or adjacent to the course where the ball may not be played from . Usually involves a penalty & the ball has to be rehit . Pic of the 11th hole at Chandimandir with OB on the right "
7 of 9 - "What are hazards ? Hazards are difficult obstacles on a course . Water bodies , Bunkers (man made) & natural hazards (dense vegetation) . In a hazard the ground cannot be touched by the club during the practice swing. Relief from a hazard - 1 stroke "
8 What does it mean when golfers say WATER IS IN PLAYhttp://golfgaga.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/8-What-does-it-mean-when-golfers-say-WATER-IS-IN-PLAY.jpg
8 of 9 - "What does it mean when golfers say WATER IS IN PLAY"
9 What is a elevated green - A green that is higher than the fairway- A ball hitting a higher elevation flat surface will roll much longer & club selection is key. Pic - The elevated green at the 268 yard,Par4, 7th hole @Airforce course, Hebbalhttp://golfgaga.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/9-What-is-a-elevated-green-A-green-that-is-higher-than-the-fairway-A-ball-hitting-a-higher-elevation-flat-surface-will-roll-much-longer-club-selection-is-key.-Pic-The-elevated-green-at-the-268-yardPar4-7th-hole-@Airforce-course-Hebbal.jpg
9 of 9 - "What is a elevated green - A green that is higher than the fairway- A ball hitting a higher elevation flat surface will roll much longer & club selection is key. Pic - The elevated green at the 268 yard,Par4, 7th hole @Airforce course, Hebbal"
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