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The only legal way of lifting the ball when it lies on the edge of the fairway is when the rules committee of a tournament is playing lift-clean- and place. This would be stated before the tournament began. This accounts for unsavory conditions such as rain. The player is allowed to place a tee where the ball was, clean the ball, and place it back in fairway.

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Are you allowed to mark your golf ball on the fairway if it's in somebody's way?

No. Unless it's lift clean and place you cannot mark it in that scenario.

When playing stroke play if you lift your ball by mistake is there a penalty?

In golf if you lift your ball in golf by mistake it is a one shot penalty and the ball must be replaced.

Can you lift ball in the fairway to get a better lie?

No, once the ball is in play you cannot pick it up. The only place you can do this is on the green. However, if winter rules or lift clean and place are in operation you can usually move your ball 6 inches, no nearer the hole.

What are the winter rules in golf?

The winter rules of golf are very simple. Most golf courses play preferred lies through the green, this is where you can pick up your ball, clean it and replace it within six inches of its' original position, no nearer the hole. In the winter you also get relief from area which have been affected by the golf course machinery. Some golf clubs play preferred lies in the fairway and then lift clean and drop in the rough, and others only play relief from a plugged ball in the rough.

If your ball lies between the edge of the green and apron and fairway you may obtain relief 6 inches not nearer the hole True or False?

There simplest rule in golf, play the ball as it lies. It sounds like this applies here, so the answer is false, you may not receive relief. There are situations in which you may receive 6 inches relief, this is when lift, clean and place is in play. Check local rules for relief from sprinkler heads etc.

Can you lift your golfball to identify it on a fairway?

No, you may not touch your ball. There should be no need anyway as the name and number are stamped more than once so that no matter how the ball lies you will be able to see if it is yours or not.

What club to use out of fairway bunker?

It depends how far you need to go. You can hit anything from a sand wedge to a 3 wood from a bunker. When hitting a fairway bunker shot, you need to make sure you have enough lift to clear the lip, but you should also choke down on the grip slightly. A fairway bunker shot differs from a green side bunker shot in that, in a green side shot you want to hit a couple of inches behind the ball, in a fairway bunker, you want to catch it ball first, otherwise you will just duff the ball about 30 yards.

Why do you need spin on a golf ball in golf?

All clubs put backspin on the ball (unless you totally duff it). As the ball moves though the air with backspin lift is created. This is called the Magnus effect, it is similar to Bernoulli affect. The spinning creates a pressure differential and thus lift. As to whether or not a ball releases, checks, or spins back upon landing is dependent upon several variables: Spin rate upon landing, angle of decent, angle of the surface, ball velocity, hardness of the ground, and the coefficient of friction between the ball and the landing surface. ANSWER: Back spin on a golf ball causes the golf ball to spin backwards as it travels away from the person who hit the ball. Hitting a golf ball with a back spin will allow the golf ball to travel a great distance with a high arc. Setting a golf ball in motion with a back spin also will help to bring the ball to a stop when it hits the ground.

What is the rule when the golf ball lands in a cart?

You mark where the ball would lie if it was on the ground, lift it, move the cart and then drop the ball as close to where it would be as if it was on the ground. This is a free drop.

In golf what is a marker and what do you use it for?

A marker is a specially made piece of plastic or metal which is usually circular and sometimes coloured or personalised. It is used by golfers on the green to mark the position of their ball, they do so to allow them to clean their ball before putting or get their ball out of another players line. To mark the ball you place the marker directly behind the ball and pick the ball up, it is also best to tap it down a bit, then when it is your turn to putt you simply place the edge of the ball at the edge of the marker and lift it. You can also use tees or coins as markers.

Can you lift up grass with your club or hand to tee a ball up instead of using a tee peg in golf?

Yes, you are allowed to do this.

Golf ball markings on the green?

These are called divots. It is part of golf etiquette to repair them. Use a tee (or a divot tool) to lightly dig under the hole and lift it flush with the green.

What are the most important golf clubbs you should have when playing golf?

You definitely need to have a driver. It is the club used mostly for driving the ball down the fairway at the beginning of most shots, it usually provides the most distance. You also want a putter. The putter is needed on the green and no other club is allowed. You might want to invest in a sand wedge or a pitching wedge as well. They give you good lift and can get you out of sticky situations. Invest in a 5 Iron or a 7 Iron as well. They give you different distances, but both are equally important for fairway action.

What stores sell golf cart lift kits?

Golf cart lift kits can be bought in online stores such as Amazon. They can also be found on eBay. In the physical world, the shop at your local golf course may well sell golf lift kits.

In golf if a ball lands in front of another ball does the opponent get to hit the ball again so the other person doesn't knock the ball?

Yes and No. This is covered by Rule 22-2 Ball Interfering with Play of the Rules of Golf. Except when a ball is in motion, if a player considers that another ball might interfere with his play, he may have it lifted. A ball lifted under this Rule must be replaced (see Rule 20-3). The ball must not be cleaned unless it lies on the putting green (see Rule 21). In stroke play, a player required to lift his ball may play first rather than lift the ball.

When you cannot mark a golf ball and pick it up?

You can only mark your ball and pick it up when you are on the green. However, if lift clean and place is in play you may pick it up, but that is usually only in the winter.

What happens when your golf ball lands on the wrong green?

According to the PGA rule 25.b.3: If the ball lies on the putting green, the player must lift the ball and place it, without penalty, at the nearest point of relief that is not in a hazard.

What is the difference between a lift and a carry in volleyball?

a carry is when you run into the ball and it goes with you as you slow down and a lift is when you just lift up the ball.......

How can you scoop hockey ball?

Get your stick under the ball and lift.

What do you do when your ball rests on a rake in a sand trap?

Mark the ball with a tee, lift the rake, if the ball moves, you must replace it. Then lift the tee and play the shot.

Are you allowed to clean your ball on the grass like the green in normal play or the fairway when playing winter rules?

In normal play, you may mark your ball, clean it and then replace the ball in it's original spot- but only when you are on the putting green. In the winter, some winter rules come into effect, these are things like lift clean and place or lift clean and drop. These winter rules vary from club to club, so you should check the rules in place before you start your round.

When is it legal to lift a ball in field hockey?

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take a ball in ur hand ,lift it,and throw it

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In golf Do you get a free drop from all man made objects?

Yes, according to USGA rules, the golfer may lift the ball and drops it within one club length, but not closer to the hole.