Rules Court

June 2008
Golf Magazine;Jun2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p31
The article presents information on a change in golf rule (Rule 12-2) with reference to a case of violation at the 2008 Mercedes-Benz Championship, held at Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii. According to the Rules change, a player has the option of identifying his ball in a hazard before playing it. The case was concerning golfer Charles Howell digging out a ball buried in a bunker, identifying it and burying it back.


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