NEW RULES OF GOLF
Effective 1 January 2019
The new Rules of Golf for 2019 have now been published and copies of the Player’s Edition are available at the Club. All playing members should start to familiarise themselves with the new rules in preparation for the 2019 season.
There are other ways of discovering more about the new Rules of Golf. The R&A have done a lot of work making the Player's Edition more user-friendly and it is now a lot easier to find out information about the Rules either by using the booklet or the R&A website. A handy list of other sources of information is shown below:
VIDEO GIVING THE TOP 20 RULE CHANGES
You can start by watching this 9 minute video, which covers the top 20 rule changes for 2019.
QUICK SEARCH OF COMMON RULES
This is an excellent R&A site, offering targeted Q&As based on common areas of golf.
Click here to view.
BROWSING THE RULES - EXPLORE THE 2019 RULES OF GOLF
If you need more detail, the Rules Explorer is what you want. It is a searchable database of the Rules of Golf, and you can choose your level of detail from the two versions listed ... Rules of Golf is very detailed, and Player's Edition is probably where you should start to look for information. Click here to go to the 2019 Rules of Golf Explorer.
BECOME A RULES GURU
The R&A is sending out a weekly Rules email highlighting a different aspect of the Rules each week.
Click here to go the the Rules Guru page. You will be able to revisit previous weeks' emails by scrolling to the bottom of the R&A page.
DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION?
Ask your question about the rules using the form below.