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It's a one stroke penalty.

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Q: In golf what is the penalty for hitting your ball out of bounds?
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What is the rule if a ball touches the out of bounds line in golf?

If the ball finishes in bounds, there is no penalty, even if the ball travels out of bounds and somehow moves back in bounds. If the ball finishes on the out of bounds line (which is usually marked by white posts, or a fence) , it is deemed to be out of bounds, and you must replay your previous shot. You still have to count the out-of-bounds shot in your score, and there is also a one stroke penalty for hitting the ball out of bounds.


What is the penalty for hitting a shot out of bounds in golf?

One shot penalty and you must replay the previous shot.


What is an ob in golf?

This stands for out of bounds. It is an area of the golf course or off the golf course which is not in play. If you hit your ball out of bounds, you cannot play your next shot from there, you must re-hit your shot from the place you originally played from. There is a one shot penalty for hitting out of bounds.


In the game of golf what is the penalty for hitting your own equipment with your ball?

The penalty for hitting your equipment is 1 stroke.


What happens in golf if your ball goes out of bounds?

A one-stroke penalty is given, and the ball must be played from the previous spot before the ball was hit out of bounds.


What are the official rules in golf when hitting the ball out of bounds?

You must play another shot from the exact same place where you played the previous one from, and you receive a one shot penalty.


What happens when you hit a golf ball out of bounds?

There may be some local variations to speed play, but generally the penalty is "stroke and distance." This means that you add a penalty stroke to your score and hit the ball again from where the original ball was struck. The player has the option of hitting a provisional ball as well.


What is the ruling if your ball lands in some one elses fairway in golf?

Simply play the ball as it lies, there is no penalty. There are two issues, make sure it is not out of bounds as there may be an internal out of bounds and secondly be careful, people will be hitting shots onto that fairway and you may be in danger.


What is the penalty for double hitting the golf ball?

A double hit counts as 2 strokes.


What is the penalty for double hitting the golf ball out of a bunker in match play situation?

2 stroke penalty for contacting the ball while it is moving


In golf can an out of bounds post be moved to play your ball that is not out of bounds?

No, not in golf


Are you penalized for hitting the wrong golf ball?

Yes you get a two stroke penalty and must hit your ball from where it landed.

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