Golf Rules

Complete Relief from an Abnormal Course Condition

Estimating the reference point for taking a drop requires the player to identify the choice of club, stance, swing, and line of play they would use for that stroke. Rule 16.1 It’s important to remember that when you take relief from any abnormal course condition you must take complete relief.

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