When getting relief from a cart path, it’s the nearest point of complete relief that is the legal rule.
Make sure to check the local rules of your course, because interference from a retaining wall doesn’t mean free relief.
Hitting a provisional ball helps speed up the pace of play if you think your original shot may be out of bounds.
It may seem unlikely, but here’s what to do if your golf ball ever lands on a bridge while you’re out on the course.
Are you allowed to caddie for your cart mate when you’re both playing different opponents in match play? Rules Guy has the answer.
What do you do if you ended up stymied and your only recourse is to play a shot croquet-style? Rules Guy has the answer.
Does an ace count if your ball hits a flagstick lying on the ground before rolling into the hole? Rules Guy has the answer.
Since you’re now allowed to leave the pin in when you putt, can you also use the flagstick’s shadow as an alignment aid?
The USGA helps to describe opposite edge relief through a number of penalty areas at the 9th hole of Sentry World golf course.
To protect the nearly 30,000 flowers surrounding the 16th hole on Sentry World golf course, the USGA developed no play zones that will affect the US Girls Junior Championship this…