No to 1), BG
2) Sort of...ish...
But that's only part of the answer.
3) Whereas you are probably right, my answer is much for facetious!
Spoiler for #1
Ding ding ding!
The man from the home of the R&A has the answer to 1) pretty much word-for-word. Nicely done, Pickett.
Edited by fabpig, 24 July 2013 - 03:10 PM.