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Saving Strokes While in a Hazard - Legally

You need to know the rules of golf well to legally use them to your advantage legally. This is where TheGolfExpert can help you.

Making the most of a "hazardous" situation

Rule 15 - Striking the wrong ball from within a hazard is not a penalty. This is because you are not entitled to touch your ball when identifying it inside a hazard.

Save strokes by using the rules of golf to your advantage

Rule 13-4 - A player may ground his club on a bridge in the hazard- the bridge is considered an obstruction and not "ground in a hazard"

Rule 24 - Water hazard stakes are considered obstructions and provided they are readily moveable. They may be removed.

- TheGolfExpert


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