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This topic is for the discussion of what happened at the 2016 PGA Championship to Jordan Spieth on the 7th hole. Jordan was on the cart path but didn't want to take relief from that as it would put him behind a big pine tree. His ball was also sitting in a puddle, so he wanted to take relief from casual water. After a protracted discussion with the RO, during which Jordan indicated his line of play to be to the right a little (to miss the tree), and attempted to drop several times toward the right near a second smaller puddle, Jordan finally dropped to the right somewhat and back a f
Many years ago I played a team match format on an odd day. The bunkers were full of casual water, sometimes six inches or so deep. We were only told to re tee if we could not rake it out or certain it was in. A playing compeitior teed off and it clearly went in, he could not rake it out but was entitled relief. I hit next and since it was hazy I could not see my ball land, one competitor thought he saw it hit the bunker. It was possible my ball went into the casual water, but it may have bounced out of the bunker, or landed just beyond the bunker, and into tall grass. We could not find the bal
It was raining steadily from first tee until after we cleared the green on 17. Medal play, one day tournament this past Saturday. Two things I saw that I've never seen before: 1. A guy playing in the group ahead of us had a hat that was really just a mini umbrella with a headband in it so that he was literally wearing an umbrella. Funny looking as all get out, but great idea if you don't mind looking silly. Of course, the subject of it's legality in tournament play came up. Of course all you rule fanatics know there's nothing illegal about it. You can even hold an umbrella yourself while pla