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Rule of the Week #22

Rule of the Week #22

The answer to Week #21

Question: A boundary fence is designed so that players can walk through the fence by using a moveable gate in the fence. A closed but unlocked gate in the boundary fence interferes with the players’ swing. What is the ruling?

Answer: You can open the gate to play the shot as the gate is deemed to be a moveable obstruction.

Week #22 Question: 

'A ball is embedded not in the bunker but the top grass lip.The 2023 rules revision may affect this ruling. Do you know what it is now?'

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