The game of golf has 34 rules and three levels of certification. To a beginner, or even an experienced golfer, it can be very confusing. I recommend that every player should have a copy of the rules in their golf bag, or have the app readily available on their phone.
The golf 'off season' in Canada is a great time to work on the swing mechanics, improving contact and fundamentals. A reverse way of looking at it is, what can we do not to decrease in performance. Think strength and conditioning.
Hitting solid iron shots consistently is key to playing great golf. Keep in mind that not just beginners need to constantly work on this aspect of their game. Doing it on the range is also not the same as doing it during a round of golf.
Seen as we're almost into winter, most courses close this weekend (Nov 10 - 12), but you may be itching to squeeze in one last round, a last hurrah, before turning to indoor training. Guaranteed? The courses won't be dry.
When the grass gets wet, the rough is even more...