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A loose impediment is defined as a natural object that is not fixed or growing, not solidly embedded, and not adhering to the ball itself. Leaves, twigs, acorns, small stones, insects etc are loose impediments anywhere on the course. Sand and soil are loose impediments on the putting green but not elsewhere. Snow and ice may be considered loose impediments or casual water . at the players discretion. Dew and frost are not loose impediments.
1.Except when the ball and a loose impediment are both in a hazard, or a ball is in motion that may be influenced by a loose impediment, the player may move or remove any loose impediment without penalty. if removal of the impediment cases a ball to move, except there is no penalty if the ball that was moved was on the putting green and was directly caused by removing the impediment.