Top 5: Strangest golf rules

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From wrapping a towel round a cactus to hitting the ball out of an orange, golf has some very strange rules...

The times they are a changin’. The golfing powers have finally decided to give the game a long-overdue makeover.

Golf’s laws, on the whole, make sense, and the majority of serious golfers will feel confident they can come up with a solution for whatever a round throws at them.

But would you know what to do if, say, your ball somehow ended up in the clubhouse? Or if your drive became lodged in an orange? (Yes, really.)

Well, wonder no more, as James Broadhurst examines some of the strangest golf rules and how you can be penalised…

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