The Rules of Golf are the same for both professional and amateur golfers throughout the world.
The Rules Academy is an online version of the Level 1 Introductory Rules School and provides an interesting and easy way to learn the basics of the Rules of Golf. Try to gain an official R&A certificate by taking the online Level 1 Exam at the end of the course.
Whether you want to learn the basics or need to understand the finer details of the Rules in order to become a referee, discover more about the Rules of Golf via The R&A's publications and The R&A's formal three-tier education programme.
The Rules Explorer contains the complete Rules of Golf, including the Decisions, FAQs, and lots of helpful images and videos. The Explorer also contains the complete Rules of Amateur Status and important, practical guidance when running a competition.