Rules FAQ


Rule 19-4

Ball Deflected by Fellow-Competitor

Q.  What is the ruling if my ball in motion is accidentally deflected by my fellow-competitor, his equipment or caddie in stroke play?

A.  There is no penalty and the ball must be played as it lies - see Rule 19-1.


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