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.
Fairway is the ground between the tee and the green from which the ball may be easily played.
Rough is the area beside the fairway where playing a ball is difficult.
When this happen, There is no relief from a ball embedded in a bunker.
If you mean the small peg you stand your ball on before you wack it down the fairway, it's called a tee.
The golf ball didn't spark, but it is very possible that you did see a spark. This happens when tiny tiny stones and even pieces of sand come in contact with the bottom of the club when you are hitting the ball. This will only have happened on clubs made from titanium such as drivers and some fairway woods.
Well of course golf clubs such as a driver, fairway woods, an iron set, putter. Also golf ball tees, golf balls, and a collared shirt (if at a course).
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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