Provisional solitaire rules


Play all cards from the fairway into the golf hole.

Golf Hole

The golf hole is built upward or downward consecutively, regardless of suit or color.

Fairway Columns

Uncovered end cards of the 7 tableau columns are available for play into the golf hole or the provisional reserve.

Provisional Reserve

  • The reserve space can hold only one card.
  • Any card may be played into the reserve from the fairway if it cannot be played into the hole.
  • A reserve card is available for play into the hole.

Stock Pile

Cards are dealt 1 at a time from the stock pile to the golf hole.


Every card played into the golf hole from the fairway or reserve will score.

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Provisional is one of the fun solitaire games in Solavant solitaire for Mac OS X.