Golf Australia
News & Video

VIDEO Rule of the week: Identifying ball covered by impediments

What rules do you need to be aware of when your ball is covered by loose impediments in a hazard?

Watch World Number 6 and R&A Working for Golf Ambassador Suzann Pettersen and R&A Rules Official Shona McCrae discuss the decision


Posted by l kelly at
17/10/2013 09:57 PM
the rule needs is showing that you have to have luck&that is unfair.anything that is not a part of the bunker should be removed whith out penalty
Posted by malcolm at
08/08/2012 03:42 PM
If there is a penalty for moving the ball when loose impediments are removed to identify it how does one identify the ball if it is NOT POSSIBLE to do so WITHOUT the loose impediments moving the ball as they are removed toidentify it? The situation seems somewhat analogous to that of moving sand and moving the ball w/o penalty provided the lie is re-created.

Post a new comment

20 June 2018
Peter Thomson died today. 88 is a great innings to reference another sport he loved. Bradman, he once said, ‘was a God when I was growing up.’ Read more
14 May 2018
11 May 2018
27 February 2018
29 January 2018
Inside The Ropes
Golf Australia