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Should the rake in a bunker be left in the sand our outside of the sand? If outside of it, what is the best place to leave it?

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That's a great question and one all beginners wonder about. Believe it or not there is actually no rule regarding the placement of rakes. I remember when I was very young the course having a local rule that required them left in the bunker. Later, they switched it confusing everyone. Check with your course before you tee off to see if they have a requirement. If not, I tend to follow what I saw on tour, which was to leave the rakes left outside the bunker and running in the direction of the hole or parallel with the fairway.

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