Watch: Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf
Golf is a self-regulating game and it is the responsibility of all golfers to know the Rules. A sound knowledge of them will allow you to deal with most situations you encounter on the course and it may even save you a few strokes.  There are various online resources available to you to provide an interesting and easy way to learn the basics of the Rules of Golf.


Rules Seminars

Our Rules Education programme offered in conjunction with national golf federations consists of a three-tiered approach with the aim of graduating delegates through the stages to develop their Rules knowledge. 

Rules Series

The Rules App

Keep the Rules in your pocket with The R&A Rules App.  Download the comprehensive app on the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

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Rules of Golf Resources

The Rules of Golf are comprehensive and provide answers to the many issues that arise in a game that is played worldwide on many different types of courses by players of all abilities.