Surely if there's mud on our golf ball we can clean it whenever we see fit? Well, there's a bit more to it than that. Former European Tour chief referee John Paramor is on hand to explain

In this Rules of Golf Explained series in association with TaylorMade, I’m joined by former European Tour chief referee John Paramor to discuss various situations in which you might find yourself on the golf course and how you deal with them within the boundaries of the game’s laws. In this episode, I’m asking: When can you clean your golf ball?

Rules of golf explained: When can you clean your golf ball?

Well, I found my golf ball but it was covered in mud. Am I allowed to clean it? John is on hand to explain. Watch the video above to see what he has to say.

This Rules of Golf series was filmed in association with TaylorMade at Sunningdale Heath Golf Club.

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