Rules FAQ


Rule  19-5

Ball in Motion Hits Another Ball at Rest

Q.  Steve`s ball was at rest on the putting green, and Cindy plays from just off the green, and her ball hits Steve`s ball. What must Cindy do?

A.  Cindy must play her ball as it lies with no penalty. In stroke play only, if Cindy's ball lay on the putting green prior to the stroke, she will incur a penalty of two strokes. (See related FAQ under Rule 18)


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