1st of all ... welcome aboard. 2nd please take time to watch ALL the tutorials. 3rd start to practice by doing the following. Click on play now, single player game, select course. Now pick Bethpage or Kawiah, this way you can play stroke play. On the right side of screen click practice, select tees, wind & # of holes. 4th be patient this game takes awhile to learn. 5th have fun. If you need any more help please post again.