Question: Tanner is on the putting green, marks his ball with a coin behind where it lies, lifts the ball and carelessly replaces it, about two inches away from the ball’s original spot. The player plays the ball. What is the ruling?
- 2 stroke penalty (CORRECT)
- 1 stroke penalty
- No penalty, as long as it’s close
Explanation: Rule 13.1b; Rule 14.2c; Rule 14.7
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