Rules

Rules

The NPT reserves the right to add, amend or change any of our rules at any time. Our main rules include:
  1. The game is only played on a putting surface.
  2. The order of play alternates after each hole in any format, during the round or during a playoff.
  3. A player may not mark and lift their ball when playing a hole.
  4. A player must complete the hole before the next player can make a stroke at that hole except for certain situations with Par 4 holes.
  5. A player may carry only one club.
  6. The anchoring method is permitted in all MSOP events.
  7. A player may adjust the position of their ball in the teeing area with his or her club.
  8. No object is allowed under the ball. (no tees)
  9. A player may not use a caddy and a player may not stand behind another player and look down their direct line.
  10. In the event of a tiebreaker, a playoff may be conducted on or outside the course played.
  11. Players are expected to play in a dynamic and noisy environment.