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Golf Rules

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(16-1-a) The "line of putt" can not be touched except...
to remove loose impediments or obstructions, to place the club in front of the ball when addressing it, measuring, replacing the ball, ball-marking, repairing hole plugs or ball marks
(16-1-b) Can you clean your ball while on the putting green?
Yes, if you mark it before lifting. Don't do it while another ball is in motion.
(16-1-c) If a ball or ball marker is accidentally moved while repairing a hole in the green...
the ball or ball-marker must be replaced. There is no penalty.
(17-1) What does it mean to have the flagstick attended?
To have it removed or held up by the closest player to indicate the position of the hole BEFORE making a stroke.
(17-1) When is the flagstick attending authorized?
Automatically unless objected.
(17-3) The player's ball must not strike...
The flagstick or the person attending the flagstick. (Unless it was attended unauthorized)
(17-4) What if the ball is resting against the flagstick but it's not in the hole?
The player can remove the flagstick, if it drops it counts as holes, if it doesn't move it next to the hole without penalty.
(10-2-a) How is it determined which competitor has the honor at the first teeing ground?
Order of the draw
(10-2-a) How is it determined which competitor has the honor at the next teeing grounds?
Whoever has the lowest score
(10-2-b) After the tee off, which competitor goes first?
The ball furthest from the hole.
(11-1) Where do you place the ball on the teeing ground?
On a tee or on the ground surface.
(11-2) Before first stroke on the teeing ground...
the tee-markers are deemed to be fixed
(26-1) If a ball is found in a water hazard, of it it is certain it is in there the penalty is...
one stroke
(26-1-a) where do you play the ball if found in water hazard?
near as possible to the spot from where the last ball was hit or drop a ball behind the water hazard
(26-1-c) if the ball last crossed the margin of a lateral water hazard...
drop a ball outside the water hazard within 2 club lengths, not nearer the hole than where the ball last crossed the margin of the water hazard or on the opposite margin of the hazard equidistant from the hole
(27-1-b) If a ball is out of bounds the penalty is...
one stroke, play near as possible to the spot from where the last ball was hit
(27-1-c) If ball is lost and not found within 5 minutes, the penalty is...
one stroke, play near as possible to the spot from where the last ball was hit
(28-1) When can a player deem their ball "unplayable"
at any place on the course, except in a water hazard
(28-1) If a player deems their ball unplayable, the penalty is...
one stroke, play near as possible to the spot from where the last ball was hit or where the ball lay, or within 2 club lengths of the spot where the ball lay