Clarification regarding orange golf ball

The soccer 2022 draft rules stated that a “standard orange golf ball” will be used. Under section 2.2D, “the surface of the ball shall be smooth and matte”. This is a contradiction as “standard golf balls” are dimpled (not smooth) and also shiny (not matte). Please provide clarification on this point. Thanks!

Hi @Person ,

You are very much right – that sentence in section 2.2D is indeed wrong and should not have made it to the rules. I have cleaned it up in the following commit:

Thank you for the note!