Rules FAQ


Rule 24-1

Status of Stakes Defining Water Hazards

Q.  May stakes defining or identifying water hazards be moved?

A.  Stakes defining water hazards are obstructions.

If they can easily be moved, then they are movable obstructions and may be removed in accordance with Rule 24-1. However, if the stakes can not be removed without unreasonable effort, causing delay, or damaging the course, they are immovable obstructions, and Rule 24-2b applies.

Additionally, the Committee may make a Local Rule specifying that the water hazard stakes are immovable obstructions (see Definition of "Obstructions").


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