Video: SCGA Rules Crew - Rule 18.2a 'Time For Search'
Anyone who's potentially lost a golf ball would like enough time to find it. The rules used to allow 5 minutes to search for a lost ball.
Which doesn't seem like a long time...unless you're in the group behind the ones searching for the ball.
Effective this year the amount of time allotted to search for a lost ball has changed. In this video the SCGA Rules Crew explains the new rules regarding time for search outlined in Rule 18.2a