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Article updated: 9/27/2012 7:59 PM

Ryder Cup ground rules

Ground rules to follow

Here is a glance at the various rules in place during the 39th Ryder Cup competition at Medinah Country Club, along with safety tips for spectators:

Smoking policy

Smoking is allowed in outdoor areas only. Smoking is not permitted on pavilion patios.

Camera policy

No cameras are allowed during tournament play.

What you can bring in:

One bottle of water with an unbroken seal per spectator.

Rules on the course:

Stay behind gallery ropes and cooperate with the marshals.

Kneel or sit if you are in the front rows.

Spectators must remain still throughout each shot and do not move until all players in the group have played or holed out.

Walk carefully, never run.

Display your ticket or badge at all times.

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