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Rules of Golf Mobile App launched in Chinese

  • The R&A launches Rules of Golf mobile app in Chinese.
  • New app gives Chinese golfers access to most up to date Rules.
  • Free app available on both iOs and Android platforms.

The R&A has launched the Rules of Golf mobile application in Chinese, a free interactive tool that allows Chinese golfers to access to the latest rules from all mobile devices.

The new application, available only in China through app stores on both iOs and Android platforms such as Xiaomi, Baidu, 91, Hiapk and Samsung, offers the freedom to access the most up to date Rules of Golf on field or off field for professional golfers and amateurs alike.

Rules of Golf

Following the culmination of the normal four-year Rules review cycle, the current edition of the Rules of Golf came into effect on 1 January 2016.  The Rules of Golf includes a section on proper etiquette which gives recommendations that make the game safe, enjoyable and fair for all players.

“The convenience of the mobile App makes it a must-have for all Chinese golfers – giving them the freedom to check their performance anywhere, anytime,” said Liang Wen-chong, the Chinese star golfer and Working for Golf Ambassador for The R&A, “It has helped me in all my games and I know it will do the same for you.“

Golf in China

Dominic Wall, Director of Asia Pacific at The R&A added, “China continues to be an important market for golf. The Chinese App is the first to publish the 2016 Rules of Golf in its local language in Asia, providing an easy and fun to use resource for Chinese golfers which numbers continues to grow. “

As part of the launch, The R&A has rolled out its first Fun Rules of Golf Quiz in Chinese with a number of outstanding prizes including an all-inclusive package to attend the Volvo Open in Beijing in April of this year.

The Fun Quiz game can be downloaded along with the Rules App at www.platforms and (these links will only work in China). The launch event was co-hosted by Rolex the official partner of The R&A and took place at the Rolex Experience Center inside Rolex flagship store on the Bund in Shanghai.