Relief from Water Hazards

Describing the options for taking relief from Water Hazards (yellow stakes) under Rule 26-1. (Note that at 43 secs I said, “through the green”, which has a different meaning in the Rules, I should have said, “across the green”.)

Ball Unplayable

Rules of Golf - Barry Rhodes explains the three options available under Rule 28 - Ball Unplayable.

Relief from Lateral Water Hazards

Rules of Golf - Lateral Water Hazards

Nearest Point of Relief

Barry Rhodes explains Nearest Point of Relief.

Provisional Ball

Playing a provisional ball is an important option in golf and this video explains the important aspects that golfers of all playing abilities should understand. (Note at about 1 min 30 secs: A player may now go forward approximately 50 yards, before determining that it would save time to return to play a provisional ball, Decision 27-2a/1.5.)