ORDINARY SINGLES PLAY
A. GENERAL LAWS OF PLAY
9. ELECTION OF
- RIGHT TO
PLAY EITHER BALL After all four balls have been played into the game under
Law 8(b), the striker may elect at the start of any
turn to play that turn with either of his balls (but see Law 37(a)
for handicap play).
- HOW ELECTION
IS MADE The election is made by:
In each case the ball so elected becomes
the striker's ball for that turn and the striker must not then strike the partner
ball. If he does so, Law 26 applies.
a ball that is not in contact with another ball, in accordance with Law
13 (wiring lift) (or Law 36 (optional
lift or contact in advanced play)); or
A BALL A player lifts a ball by deliberately moving it from its position
in a manner other than that used for playing a stroke.
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