Abnormal around conditions refer to casual water, ground under repair and unusual ground resulting from an animal. Frequently these areas are marked by the maintenance department or pro with a white circle of spray paint. So just where do you drop your ball in a situation like this? Since there is no penalty stroke we know it must be 1 club relief from the start of the abnormal condition or from the club’s marking, of course, no closer to the hole. Take a look at this animated video so that you are sure of you options. Is this one simple?