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Rules: Looking for Lost Ball
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You'll need to improve your ball-searching skills from 2019 onwards.
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Rules: dropping the golf ball
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Golfers everywhere will soon have to change the way they drop the golf ball.
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Rules: Ball-Marking on the Green
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Do you use the head of your putter to move your ball when it's in someone else's line?
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Rules: Indicating Line of Play
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We've all been there: you're faced with a blind shot over a hill but you're not sure where to a
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Rules: Kneeling on a Towel During Shot
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Ever thought to use a towel during a round of golf for anything other than cleaning your clubs?
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Rules: Nearest Point of Relief
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You won't always like your nearest point of relief.
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Rules: Embedded Ball in Closely-Mown Area
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You've hit your drive down the middle of the fairway, and it has embedded in its own pitch mark. Wha
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Rules: Golf Ball On Cart Path
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There is more than one way to proceed when your golf ball comes to rest on a cart path.
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Rules: Outside the Teeing Ground
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There isn't always the same consequence when you hit your tee shot from outside the teeing grou
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Rules: Plugged Lies in Bunkers
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If a ball is plugged in the face of a bunker, how do you determine whether or not it is your ball?
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Ben Doney: Immovable Obstructions
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Do you know the difference between movable and immovable obstructions?
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Ben Doney: Sprinkler Heads
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What can you do if your ball comes to rest near a sprinkler head?
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Ben Doney: Line of Sight
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Relief from 'line of sight' is something you may have seen several times watching professional
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Ben Doney: Movable Obstruction in Bunker
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What options do you have when your ball comes to rest beside a rake in a bunker?
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