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what events are non-conforming drivers allowed?


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#1 jmvargas

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 07:53 PM

what exactly are the events--if any-- where non-conforming events allowed for use?

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:11 PM

Show-off sessions at the driving range, rounds with like-minded golfers, and some scrambles.

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:13 PM

Trick shot artists

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:44 PM

I think the answer is none unless you confirm with the organizing pro or club.
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:40 PM

View Postjmvargas, on 14 November 2017 - 07:53 PM, said:

what exactly are the events--if any-- where non-conforming drivers are allowed for use?

While we're on topic, what exactly are the events--if any--where a foot wedge is allowed for use?


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 10:00 PM

Scrambles.

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 10:03 PM

non-conforming events
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 10:21 PM

I wouldn’t want a non conforming club or ball played in the skin game I play in or any tournament I play in where money or merchandise is involved.If someone just wants a round of golf with nothing involved then just play it and enjoy the game.
The bad thing about playing something that is non conforming is that where would it end on clubs and balls.
I don’t think no one would check in a local tournament but you have to live with yourself If something is deemed non conforming and it may not even benefit the person playing it.

Edited by Chazb, 14 November 2017 - 10:45 PM.


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Posted 15 November 2017 - 12:36 AM

thanks for all the replies..
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 09:40 AM

Good rule of thumb... If the event allows for things like "string", "mulligans", "throws", "foot wedges", etc it is not conforming to the rules of golfs therefore any rule that governs on equipment do not apply.
~ Typical in 4-person scramble charity events where they sell additional things like "mulligans", "throws" or "string".

If you want to win one of those charity events use the best wood in the bag... the pencil :cheesy:

Edited by jmiller2, 15 November 2017 - 09:40 AM.

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 10:12 AM

When you mention non-conforming drivers, what did you have in mind?  Face shaving?
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:00 PM

View Postgvogel, on 15 November 2017 - 10:12 AM, said:

When you mention non-conforming drivers, what did you have in mind?  Face shaving?

no..just one in the non-conforming list..
Giga XF0710* driver/Hirohonma twin marks 355
TEE XCG5 16.5* 4W, Giga XF-11 17*
Mizuno Intage 27* 9W
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Sun Mountain H2N0 stand bag
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 06:43 PM

View Postjmvargas, on 15 November 2017 - 05:00 PM, said:

View Postgvogel, on 15 November 2017 - 10:12 AM, said:

When you mention non-conforming drivers, what did you have in mind?  Face shaving?

no..just one in the non-conforming list..
the juggernaught 515?
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 09:27 PM

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 08:57 AM

throws??? is this a thing...?  do people really negotiate throws in a match or skins game?   lol   something new everyday!

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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:25 AM

If the driver was never legal to begin with then there probably aren't too many events where it would be permissible to put it in play.
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