# Do You Get Relief From A Cart Path?

Under Rule 24-2b Immovable Obstruction – If your ball lies on or near the cart path or when the obstruction interferes with your stance or the area of intended swing you may take free relief – you must determine the nearest point of relief no closer to the hole with in one club length and the ball must be dropped.9 Aug 2014

## How do I determine the nearest point of relief from a cart path?

To determine your nearest point of relief, find the point closest to the hole where the cart path no longer interferes with your stance, swing, or lie of the ball. The nearest point of relief can be to the right, left, or behind the cart path but cannot be closer to the hole than the ball’s original position.

## Which side of the cart path do you drop?

If the player plays golf left-handed, then she will be dropping adjacent to the right side of the cart path. If the player plays right-handed, then she will be dropping adjacent to the left side of the cart path.18 Jan 2018

## What is a cart path?

Definition of cart path. North. : a narrow unimproved road : lane.

## What do you get relief from in golf?

The “nearest point of relief” in golf is a spot on a golf course closest to the golfer’s ball but no closer to the hole from which the golfer can take a free drop (without penalty) when that golf ball is sitting in one of several specific circumstances that are mostly covered in Rule 16.24 May 2019

## Do you get free relief from a cart path?

Under Rule 24-2b Immovable Obstruction – If your ball lies on or near the cart path or when the obstruction interferes with your stance or the area of intended swing you may take free relief – you must determine the nearest point of relief no closer to the hole with in one club length and the ball must be dropped.

## Can nearest point of relief be in a bunker?

The “nearest point of relief” is the reference point for taking relief without penalty from interference by an immovable obstruction (Rule 24-2), an abnormal ground condition (Rule 25-1) or a wrong putting green (Rule 25-3). It is the point on the course nearest to where the ball lies: that is not nearer the hole, and.