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Yes you should. Not only out of courtesy for your fellow players, but you are able to clean your ball and line it up to help you putt.

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Q: Should you mark your ball on green?
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When were you allowed to mark your ball on the green?

As long as the ball isn't in motion and it is on the green, you can mark its position and wait your turn to play.

Can you mark an opponent's ball on the green?

Actually yes you can it depends were your ball lands on the green

Can you mark your ball if it is off the green if it is in the way of your partner?

Yes you can mark a ball anywhere except in a sandtrap

Who can mark a ball on the green?

a marker that is flat so a ball can roll over it

Marking a golf ball on the fringe?

No, you may only mark your ball when it is on the green.

Can you stick a tee in the green to mark your ball?

yes you can

Are you required to mark your ball on the green if you are asked by a player off the green?


Can you wipe your golf ball on the green?

mark your ball pick it up wipe it put it back pick ball mark up no stroke penalty.

Why do golfers mark their ball putting green?

They mark their ball out of courtesy for other players as if one player on the green hits the ball of another they receive a two shot penalty. It is also so the player can clean his ball and line it up.

Can you ask a golfer not to mark his ball on the putting green?

Not exactly. If his mark would be in your path, he can use any measuring device, (standardly his club length) to make the mark out of your line, and replace it to where it should be before he puts. He has the right to pick up his ball. AlthoughI guess you can always ask!

What if I am on the green and I putt and my ball hits another players ball?

You take a penalty stroke if you did not let te other player mark their ball.

Where can you move your golf ball with your hands?

Once you are on the putting surface i.e the green, you are permitted to mark your ball, clean it and replace it.

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