The R&A invests £10 million in supporting golf development and Rules education initiatives around the world each year.
Working through its network of 156 affiliates in 143 countries, The R&A promotes accessible, affordable and sustainable golf.
The R&A’s affiliated national associations have produced films showcasing golf development programmes and events across the globe and a selection of them are available to view below.
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£10 million is invested into golf development and Rules education by The R&A each year using funds generated by The Open.
Golf Development Case Studies from around 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.
The Rules Explorer contains everything you need to know on the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status. It contains full details of the Rules of Golf, the Decisions on the Rules of Golf as well as the Rules of Amateur Status and Guidance on Running a Competition.
Think you know the Rules of Golf? Test your knowledge to find out whether you are a novice or a master, then challenge your friends to do the same. Warm up with a practice round or go straight for the miniquiz or 18 hole quiz.