Golfing term which means that you must not only take a stroke
for your misdeed
, but you must also go back to from whence you played that stroke and play again from that spot
. This is one of the harsh
est penalties in golf
, and it is usually assess
ed when you have hit your ball out of bounds
For instance, if you hit a 300-yard drive and the ball is out of bounds, perhaps only by one inch, you have to add a stroke to your score and rehit from the tee. If you could drop a ball where it went out of bounds, you could still make par with a great second shot (if it were a par 4) and make the putt. But you can't do that. The only way you could still par the hole would be to hit a great drive and then hole out your next shot. Damn near impossible.