The Rules of Golf

The USGA and the R&A released the most recent Rules of Golf in 2023. Below you will find resources to help you learn more.

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Dive into the Rules of Golf with resources provided by the USGA to educate players. 

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The GSGA offers numerous Rules of Golf Workshops across the state to help golfers of all skill levels learn the rules.

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Test your knowledge with these interactive, multiple-choice quizzes ranging in length and difficulty levels.

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These short videos teach you how to proceed in a variety of situations commonly encountered on the course.

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Amateur Status

Learn more about the Rules of Amateur Status or complete the application for reinstatement.

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Adaptive Golf Rules

Learn more about how the Modified Rules of Golf apply to players with disabilities.

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Take a journey through time with an interactive timeline to learn the history of the rules from 1744 to today.

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