Originally Posted by Kaikias
Ok this came up this weekend in a causal round and didnít know if there were any rules against it. Basket is to the right side of the fairway and to the left is a hill with a drop off on the other side. My drive fades off over the hill pin high. I intentionally set my chair down in line with the basket so that when I got down the hill I would know where the basket was. We here talking about it and really couldnít think of anything that would make this illegal unless I actually hit my chair. Everyone was by the basket so my chair wasnít in anyones way.
Not legal. You cannot alter the playing surface in front of your lie. This includes setting your bag or chair down.