Originally Posted by Chuck Kennedy
In theory, you could be penalized for "damaging foliage" by pulling up live grass to test the wind and even moreso if you pick up grass or anything else that's unattached like pine needles in front of your lie. Perhaps a good choice would be to carry
your own container of ...ahem, dried grass you could toss in the air to test the wind. Seems like that's been a tradition by many over the years, other than the "tossing in the air" part. Towel is fine.
My nomination for post of the year.