Rules

THE PROFESSOR’S POP QUIZ - PREVIOUS QUESTIONS

October 2017:
In stroke play, Player A's tee shot is struck towards a lateral water hazard. After a 5-minute search, the ball has still not been found. A, his marker and the others in the group agree that there is virtual certainty that the ball is lost in the hazard. As A is about to drop a ball in accordance with Rule 26-1c, a spectator finds a ball outside the hazard, which turns out to be A's original ball. The Committee should instruct A that: