Rules News and Features

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Rules News
Monday, March 2 2015

Course Set-Up - General Principles When Running a Competition

Previous articles on course set-up have looked at some general principles and also some specific cou...

Tars Group 2015
Rules News
Friday, February 6 2015

Delegates from around the world attend Tournament Administrators and Referees School in St Andrews

The annual St Andrews Level 3 Tournament Administrators and Referees School (TARS) took place this w...

Rules Academy
Rules News
Wednesday, March 4 2015

R&A Rules Academy

The Rules Academy is The R&A’s free online course that covers Etiquette and the most frequently ...

New Year Rules Quiz 2015
Rules News
Friday, February 13 2015

The 2015 New Year Rules Quiz once again attracted thousands of entries from all around the golfing w...

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Golf Rules on Tour
Rules News
Monday, March 2 2015

Rulings relating to golf equipment are few on Tour but there have been a couple of cases in recent m...

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Rules News

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Rules News
Monday, October 6 2014

In this article, we examine the different areas of the golf course that need to be taken into accoun...

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Seung-Yul Noh
Rules News
Thursday, October 2 2014

Considering the pressure and importance of a decision at the Ryder Cup, thankfully there were no rul...

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Rules Features

Pitch Shot
Rules Features
Tuesday, November 19 2013

The R&A has confirmed that the condition requiring clubs to conform to the 2010 groove and punch...

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Distance Measuring Devices
Rules Features
Tuesday, January 7 2014

This article guides you through the issue of Distance Measuring Devices....

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Rules Announcements

Rule 16-1a

The R&A and the USGA have recently been asked about methods of reading a putting green where pla...

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German Rules of Golf
Rules Announcements
Monday, July 7 2014

A new German language Rules of Golf app has been launched for iPad and iPhone. It is available to d...

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