We’re all waiting for some spring rain, lush fairways, and playing the ball as it lies, but there are times that winter rules make golfers happy. Just ask the player who hit this drive on #5. One club-length of relief made a big difference. Unfortunately, the hidden root under the ball didn’t help his next shot or his club.
The player who found his ball in this predicament will remain anonymous, but here’s a clue: The announcers would not have needed to apologize to the television audience about his language. His commentary would have been just fine on family TV.