The players who get it done in the wind are the ones who don't try to fight it. They don't swing harder or moan about bad luck. They focus on hitting the ball solidly. A well struck golf ball will maximize the ball speed and hold it’s line as it cuts through the wind.
1. If a player’s ball lies in a water hazard, which object may he touch during his back swing for the stroke?
A. A branch of a bush growing in the hazard.
B. A small insect moving along the ground near his ball.
C. A small mound of sand directly behind his ball.
Correct Answer is A!
Rule 13-4 States that at any time, including address or in the backward moment for the stroke, the player may touch, with a club or otherwise, any obstruction declared to be am integral part of the course or any grass, bush, tree or other growing thing.