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”
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It may seem silly to describe the areas of the course in a video, especially if you have already been playing for a while. However, in 2019 the new rules of golf contain quite a few new terms. Knowing the Defined Areas of The Course will help you understand which rules apply (or don’t apply) in certain areas of the course.
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