Monthly Archives: February 2019

Rule of the week # 7 – Embedded ball

Hi Ladies, The old rule stated that you were only allowed relief when your ball was embedded in it’s own pitch-mark in “areas cut to fairway height or less”. Now you may take relief by dropping your ball within one … Continue reading

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Rule of the week #6 – Substituting ball when taking relief

Hi All, With a few exceptions,  the old rule stated that you had to use your original ball when you took free relief. Now, you may use either the original ball or another when taking relief. It’s always a good … Continue reading

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Rule of the week #5 Dropping procedure on how to drop a ball

Hi Ladies, When taking relief, you must drop the ball straight down from knee height (the height of the player’s knee when in a standing position).  The ball must fall without you throwing, spinning or rolling it or using any … Continue reading

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