These tips will show you the right mobile phone etiquette on the golf course

Seamus Rotherick
By Seamus Rotherick May 11, 2020 13:29

It’s absolutely no secret that the game of golf is a professional sport. It has evolved over the years and there are also some rules that you need to be aware of. Some rules include common sense, such as not talking when someone is trying to take a shot. Mobile phones are a bit of a grey area right now, but they are absolutely necessary for communication. If you want to find out more then take a look below.

Turn off the sound

If you are not able to turn off your phone, then you should at least try and turn off the sound. The jarring sound of a ring tone, regardless of how nice the ringtone is, is enough to set anyone off. You have to be considerate if you want to play golf, so turn off the ringer and your sound alerts. If you like sound when you play games, such as the ones on NetBet then there is nothing wrong with turning the sound back on after the game.

Shut your phone down

If you don’t want to shut your phone down then try and leave it at home or even put it in your car. This is the easiest way for you to stop any distractions and you may even find that it stops any cell phone interruptions too. There are a lot of emotional and mental health benefits that you get when you take a break from your phone and when you do, you will soon find that you can get the break you truly need.

No talking on the course

If you know that you have to take a business call or even have a personal conversation while you are on the course, then either put off the conversation or even try and put off the game. If you need to have a conversation, then have it away from the course. You don’t want to have a chat on the phone when your buddy is trying to set up the shot.

Use apps responsibly

It is very true that technology can give you the edge you need with your game, but if you overuse an app then this will really suck all of the fun out of the game. Be frugal whenever you pull out your GPS or anything else of the sort. If you are then this will speed up the game and it will also mean that everyone else can have fun too. If everyone is having to wait for you because you are trying to work out what kind of shot you are trying to make through a mobile app then this can frustrate others.

If you want to have the best time on the golf course, then ultimately you should try and put your phone away much as possible. When you do, you will be able to have way more fun and you will also be able to get away from life a little too.

 

Seamus Rotherick
By Seamus Rotherick May 11, 2020 13:29
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