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You take a free drop, one club length from the nearest point of relief, which would be the edge of the green no nearer the hole.

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Only if it is in the fairway or any other closely mown area. You get to drop it nearest point of relief. If the ball plugs in the rough you have to play it as it lies.

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Q: What happens in golf if your ball lands in the wrong hole is it a free drop or do you incur any penalty?
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