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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    I'm a fan of Rock but we are not on talking terms so I don't know😁. Maybe, like lots of us he saw the story, thought he understood the rule but hadn't fully deciphered it. I doubt he is alone in that.

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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    How about if ''part of the course (leaf, twig, worm etc) deflects your ball, tough/good luck''.

    If a foreign body (cap, seagull, horse, hippopotamus, alligator) deflects your ball, replay no penalty.
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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    why do you differentiate between worms and alligators? They are both animals
    When does an animal fall in to one or other animal category?

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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    Quote Originally Posted by rulefan View Post
    why do you differentiate between worms and alligators? They are both animals
    When does an animal fall in to one or other animal category?
    If there were alligators at your course, I'd expect they would be covered in the local rules.
    Worms however are found on most courses
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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    Quote Originally Posted by bobmac View Post
    If there were alligators at your course, I'd expect they would be covered in the local rules.
    Worms however are found on most courses
    OK

    Define 'part of the course' and 'foreign body'

    But alligators don't need a local rule, there is already a substantive rule in the book.

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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    This thread is going to run & run - until it's deflected by something.
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    Re: Leaf deflecting putt. New rule?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maninblack4612 View Post
    This thread is going to run & run - until it's deflected by something.
    If it is, I hope the forum rule isn't that it is cancelled and must be replayed.

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