2019 Rules Question of the Weekin Partnership With Rolex l Week of August 19, 2019

Question: There is a penalty if a ball not in play on the teeing area is knocked off a tee with a practice swing.

A) True

B) False (correct)

Explanation: The ball is not yet in play, thus there is no penalty for accidentally knocking your ball off the tee with a practice swing. Simply go ahead and play from anywhere within the teeing area. See Rule 6.2b(5).