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Yes you can move the ball a club length to the side

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What is the rule if you hit a cartpath sign in the fairway?

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.

What happens if you hit a golf ball off the fairway?

Hitting a golf ball off the fairway results in it coming to rest in a less than desirable place. It could end up in a sand trap, a creek, or in the rough which is the higher cut grass adjacent to the fairway.

Can you touch the ground in front of the ball on the fairway when taking aim?

Yes, as long as you do not disturb the ball.

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.

Can a golfer take relief from an embedding ball on the fairway or the rough?

You are entitled to a free drop if the ball is plugged in the fairway or closely mown area, that is apron, fringe etc, (nearest point of relief, no nearer the hole). If the ball is plugged in the rough, there is no relief.

What does it mean to say that a ball ends up in the rough?

It just means they have hit the ball into the longer grass at either side of the fairway. Playing out of the rough is a lot harder than playing from the fairway as it is harder to get a good strike on the ball and you won't get as much spin. And you can also catch a flyer which is where the ball flies of the club face and goes a lot farther than expected.

What happen when the golf ball is embedded in its own pitch mark in the fairway?

When this happen, There is no relief from a ball embedded in a bunker.

What is the meaning of a fairway in golf?

The fairway is the area up the centre of the hole which follows the line of the hole, it is closely mown.

Can you tee off with one ball and then switch balls on the fairway?

No, the ball you start the hole with is the hole you finish the hole with - unless of course you lose it.

When playing golf what order do you have to be in if you have a group of four and you are playing in the fairway?

The player who's ball is farthest away from the green hits first, then move to the next players ball in order of distance to the green.BUT... Most courses encourage "ready play" (if you are ready, then hit the ball) in order to speed up play.

Another name for a golf ball prop?

If you mean the small peg you stand your ball on before you wack it down the fairway, it's called a tee.

In golf can you use a different ball than the one you used on the fairway for putting. In other words can the ball be changed?

No. The ball you start a hole with is the ball you must finish the hole with. You can change to a different ball only prior to the T box.