At the start of play the chook
remains in the bag.
The first player to three putt
wins the chook and must proudly display it on their bag. At this
stage the owner of the chook does not owe anyone a beer.
If another player three putts
then the holder of the chook then passes this to that player. This
player who three putted now owes the person who passed him the chook
a beer. This process continues until the last hole is played.
In a stableford or par competition, if a player
picks up after two missed putts he or she also picks up the chook.
At the end of the round the player with the
chook must buy the last player who gave it to them a beer.
If a player who has been passed
a chook by another player manages to one putt a green he the passes
the chook back to the person who gave it to him.
If a player three putts while
holding the chook, then that player loses the ability to pass the
chook back under the one putt rule.
A player who has lost the one
putt rule can pass the chook back if they chip in.
Once a player is on the green
and plays a putt, then all further shots for that hole are
considered putts even if the first putt passes off the green.
If a player who has lost the chook to another
continues to keep the chook on his bag for another hole then he has
performed an illegal carry. As a result that player is deemed to
have the chook.
"Sledging and Flapping of
arms" is a requirement when somebody is a on a green and a long way from