Daily Rules Quiz: Deeming a ball unplayable

You may deem your ball unplayable anywhere on the course except:

A. Sand trap
B. Water hazard
C. Putting green
D. None of the above. You can deem a ball unplayable at any place on the course.

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You may deem your ball unplayable anywhere on the course except:

A. Sand trap
B. Water hazard
C. Putting green
D. None of the above. You can deem a ball unplayable at any place on the course.

Answer: B. The only place on the course you cannot declare your ball unplayable is in a water hazard, where you must proceed under the rules of hitting into the water(Rule 26-1). But you are permitted to declare your ball unplayable anywhere else on the course while your ball is in play.