Got into a discussion on the course today, not sure who is right.
Par 4, trees and and a lake down the left. However, there is some thick undergrowth before the water. It is not staked. A guy in our foursome asked me what the rule would be there, because I work for the USGA. At least this guy thinks I do.
My thoughts were that if the ball goes into the underbrush and cannot be found, it is a lost ball. He said, "But there's a lake there."
I think that you...