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What Is the 10-Shot Rule in Pro Golf Tournaments?

The 10-shot rule, also called the 10-stroke rule, is a condition in place at some pro golf tournaments as part of the cut rule. The cut rule describes the criteria golfers in the field must meet in order to make the cut and continue playing. When the 10-shot rule is in effect, it means that golfers who are within 10 strokes of the lead at the time the cut is made do make the cut and continue playing.

1994 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The two teams halved the 1994 Curtis Cup, but as the defending champion Team GB&I retained the trophy. Following this result, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, five for GB&I, and three ties.

Masters 2020 Dates, Tee Time Info and More

The Masters Tournament in 2020 arrives with April, as it does every year. One of the four major championships of men's professional golf — and the biggest of the four, in terms of attention garnered — The Masters takes place at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Masters Tee Times and Pairings

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The Masters tee times and pairings are some of the most-anticipated tournament groupings every year — when they show up, we know its time for The Masters Tournament. Here's a look at the current Masters tee times and pairings plus some general information about how the tournament sets those groupings.

1992 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1992 Curtis Cup was the 27th time this tournament was played. Following Team GB&I's victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, five for GB&I, and two ties.

The Masters Playoff Format, Rules and Holes Played

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What happens when The Masters Tournament completes 72 holes with two or more golfers tied at the top? Those golfers go into a playoff. So let's go over the playoff format and rules and reveal which holes at Augusta National the playoff takes place on. The summary: The Masters uses a sudden-death playoff format that begins on the 18th hole and continues, if necessary, on the 10th.

What Is the Cut at The Masters?

The Masters Tournament is one of the four major championships of men's professional golf, but like most other pro tournaments, it has a cut. That means the field is trimmed after two rounds (36 holes) of play, leaving roughly the golfers in the top half of the standings to continue playing the final two rounds.

Jess Sweetser: Amateur Major Winner, Jones Vanquisher

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Jess Sweetser was one of the best amateur golfers of early 20th century, the first native-born American golfer to win the British Amateur and a man who handed Bobby Jones one of Jones' worst defeats.

1990 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1990 Curtis Cup was the 26th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, four for GB&I, and two ties.

How to Play the Woodies Golf Bet

Did your drive hit a tree? Don't think of it as a mistake, think of it as a chance to win a woodie (woody). "Woodies" is the name of a side bet among golfers that pays off to anyone in the group who makes par after hitting a tree on the hole.