Winners Selected For U.S. Open Trivia Contest

Thank you to everyone that participated in our 2017 U.S. Open Rules Trivia Contest. Our winners have been selected and have all received their tickets to the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin.

The three winners were:

Tom Roehl

Tony May

Cynthia Radcliffe

For those that want to know the correct answer to our three rules trivia questions, they are:

  1. Which of the following are loose impediments?
    1. Leaves and twigs that are still attached and/or growing
    2. Loose blades of grass that are adhering to the ball
    3. Plugs of compacted soil produced through aeration of fairways
    4. Chunks of asphalt broken away from a cart path

  2. Which of the following is true in regard to an attended flagstick?
    1. A player may have the flagstick attended only for strokes made from the putting green
    2. A player may have the flagstick attended only by his caddie, an opponent, or a fellow competitor
    3. If someone attends the flagstick before the stroke, he is not considered to be attending the flagstick unless the player states his approval
    4. A player incurs the general penalty if his ball played from a bunker strikes a flagstick attended by his partner without his knowledge

  3. A player lifts his ball on the putting green and replaces it with his lucky “putting ball”. He then holes out. His lucky “putting ball” is a:
    1. Wrong ball
    2. Substituted ball
    3. Second ball
    4. Provisional ball

Thank you again for participating in this contest and be sure to check back to the GAM website throughout the season for more contests and giveaways!