Golf Rules: What to do when the ball is on the edge of the hole

Andy Wild discusses what you need to do when you’re ball is on the very edge of the hole.

Filmed at Sandford Springs golf course in Hampshire:

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  1. Steve du plessis on

    say for example the putt is for birdie and you wait till after 10 seconds and then it drops, you will recieve a one stroke penalty, but you will end up with a par, which will be the same as walking up to the ball and tapping in for par. is this correct?

  2. cndvd on

    You have to count to 7 (seconds) then putt it. Make sure you hit the ball within 3 seconds . Or it’s past ten seconds … ha ha ha.


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