Can you clean your golf ball when asked to lift it because it’s in another player’s way? There are times when your ball at rest may interfere with another player’s stroke, or could be visually distracting to another player. so they may ask you to lift your ball. Rule 15.3b(2):
Players often think they can take a lateral drop near where the ball is sitting, but that’s not necessarily true. Here’s the scoop on where
Rule 16.1 covers free relief from abnormal course conditions, including ground under repair, immovable obstructions such as cart paths and sprinkler heads, animal holes, and
Dr. Shannon Reece is a sports psychologist, and the founder of TrainingForOptimalPerformance.com. She has taught golfers of all different levels how to maximize what’s between
Think you ALWAYS get free relief from a cart path? Think again…. There’s one twist you need to know about free relief from immovable obstructions.
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