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A water hazard at a golf course Edit or translate this description.
Group: Leisure
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Status: in use

The tag golf=water_hazard is used to map a water hazard in a golf course.

Holes often include hazards, which are special areas that have additional rules for play, and are generally of two types:

  • water hazards, such as ponds, lakes, and rivers;
  • bunkers, or sand traps.

Before 2019, a 'lateral water hazard' had different golf rules compared to a 'water hazard' thus the different tag was used. In many countries this is no longer the case, as of 2020, however, both tags are still commonly found in the database.

How to map

Draw an area area around the ground and tag it with golf=water_hazard.

Also natural=water should be used for the area which is actual covered by water, up to the high water line.

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