14th Hole Update:
The Dropping Zone that was available to us on the tee side of the penalty area has been removed. (please see update graphic guide to the hole)
Therefore, should you hit your ball into the penalty area, the following three options are available to you:
- Play the ball as it lies
- Stroke and distance relief (1 shot) so replay the shot from where the previous stroke was made. Likely to have been from the tee.
- Back on the line relief (1 shot) take a line from the flagstick to where the ball last crossed the penalty area. Drop the ball within one club length either side of that line.
Some interesting reading regarding Penalty Area Relief can be found here:
Obviously, should you hit your ball into the Out Of Bounds area, then player must play the original ball or another ball from where the previous stroke was made, for a penalty of one stroke.
Further reading on Out Of Bounds can be found here:
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