There are a lot of rules in golf that are confusing. Here are the rules that are the most confusing that come into play most frequently:
#1: Red Stakes and Yellow Stakes. Click here to see the differences between the two and what your options are.
#2: Out of Bounds and Lost Ball. Click here to see how to proceed when you know (or think you know) your ball is gone.
#3: Provisional Balls. Click here to see when and how to use a provisional ball.
#4: Objects in a Sand Bunker. Click here to find out when you can remove something in a bunker and when you can’t.
#5: Unplayable Lies: Click here to find out when and how to take an unplayable lie and proceed.
#6: Nearest Point of Relief: Click here to find out how to determine the nearest point of relief for a free drop.
#7: Embedded Ball: Click here to find out when and how you take relief if your ball is stuck in the ground.
#8: Adjusting Clubs and Bent Clubs: Click here to know when you can use them — and when you can’t.
#9: Sprinkler Head Near the Green: Click here to know if you have to go over the sprinkler head or not.
#10: Anchored Putters and Long Putters: Click here to understand what the proposed ban means for you.