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9 hours ago, Fourputt said:

I'd not be that concerned about the tee marker if it didn't noticeably move (I certainly don't see it as building a stance if the marker doesn't move), but what he did on the green I would definitely mention to him or his marker if he had one.  Once he lifts the marker, he is not allowed to touch or move the ball unless he re-marks it.  I'd have certainly called him on that.


Upon further reflection, I think my statement about building a stance was incorrect.  One would even be allowed to stand on an obstruction (movable or not) if it were already there, so bracing against one would be even less of a concern.  However, if the marker moved, I do believe the player would be subject to penalty for purposely causing it to move.


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