We often get asked to explain the difference between red and yellow penalty areas. Here’s what one player asked about taking a drop near the putting green after he hit his ball into a yellow-staked penalty area. When the rules of golf substantially changed in 2019, the term “water hazard”
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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