How many golf clubs can you have in your bag?

According to the rules of golf, a golfer is allowed to carry a maximum of 14 golf clubs in their bag during a round of golf.

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This rule is enforced by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews (R&A), which are the governing bodies of golf.

The 14-club limit includes all types of clubs, such as drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putters.

If a golfer is found to be carrying more than 14 clubs during a round of golf, they will be penalized with a two-stroke penalty for each hole where the breach occurred, up to a maximum of four strokes.

Golfers are not required to carry 14 clubs, and many golfers choose to carry fewer clubs depending on their individual preferences and playing style.

Why Are Only 14 Clubs Allowed in a Golf Bag?

In his final round of the 2001 British Open Ian Woosnam had 15 clubs in his bag. What was the additional club?