• Casual Water In Bunkers

  • Selected Example from the R&A decisions on the Rules of Golf Book

    Rule - 25-1b/8

    Player’s Options When Bunker Completely Covered By Casual Water

    1. Play the Ball as it lies.
    2. Drop the ball in the bunker without penalty at the nearest point, not nearer the hole, where the water level is least.
    3. Drop the ball behind the bunker under penalty of one stroke.
    4. Deem the ball unplayable and proceed under Rule 28.