In stroke play, a competitor waiting to play to the putting green dropped a ball on the fairway and struck it twice with his putter. What is the ruling?
A- The competitor incurs a penalty of two strokes.
B – The competitor incurs a penalty of four strokes.
C – There is no penalty.
Correct Answer A.
Explanation: A Player must not make a practice stroke during the play of a hole (Rule 7-2)