A Rules Geek's General Guide to Responding to Rules Bashers on Recent Topics

Whether you’re talking about Justin Thomas whining about the Rules, people siding with Adam Schenk or Haotong Li, or Rickie Fowler’s ridiculous “drop,” those offering “hot takes” and commentary on the Rules of Golf are often uninformed. Read our general guide to refuting this line of commentary.

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There are about 30 major changes to the rules in 2019, and day by day we’ll be going through each of these changes to discuss and discover what’s new in 2019!

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Pine Cone Falls on Ball at Rest in a Bunker

A player sees a pine cone fall on his ball at rest in a bunker, pushing it slightly downwards into the sand. 9.6 tells us if we have KVC (known or virtually certain) the ball must be replaced. 9.6 Ball Lifted or Moved by Outside Influence If it is known or virtually...

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