rules of golf

New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

The R&A is launching a new video series which has been created for junior golfers to learn about the Rules of Golf and improve their enjoyment of the sport by understanding how to apply them on the course. 4 Feb 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #13 - John Paramor

The Thing About Golf Podcast #13 - John Paramor

John Paramor has spent the best part of 45 years adjudicating on animal scrapes and penalty drops. 10 Mar 2020
Morri: Time to take 10?

Morri: Time to take 10?

It’s not a new idea, of course, but then nothing really is. It does remain, however, one of the more intriguing routes the game could pursue and will remain so for as long as there is a 14-club rule. 21 Nov 2019
Parnevik docked after bizarre moment

Parnevik docked after bizarre moment

A bizarre incident involving Swede Jesper Parnevik during the SAS Championship on Sunday was so unusual officials had to consult the game's ruling body for clarification. 14 Oct 2019
Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Pace of play is the one blight on the game that trickles down from the professional Tours to grass roots club golf. At the elite level, slow play is frustrating for all from players to fans. Here, the man at the coalface of administering pro golf in Australia offers some solutions. 16 Jul 2019
Ogilvy: Have too many cooks spoiled the rules broth?

Ogilvy: Have too many cooks spoiled the rules broth?

Like everyone else in golf, I’ve spent some time recently getting my head round the new rules that were introduced on January 1st. 18 Apr 2019
Morri: Settle down now, children

Morri: Settle down now, children

Divided. That, sadly, is the one word answer I would feel compelled to give if asked to sum up golf right now. 7 Mar 2019
Thomas & USGA to debate new rules

Thomas & USGA to debate new rules

Justin Thomas and the USGA are taking their Twitter beef over rules changes offline. 4 Mar 2019
Morri: Learn the letter of the law

Morri: Learn the letter of the law

Are the Rules of Golf dumb? Stupid? Absurd? Ridiculous? 7 Feb 2019
Governing bodies clarify caddie rule

Governing bodies clarify caddie rule

The Royal & Ancient and United States Golf Association issued clarification on where and when a caddie can stand behind a player who is lining up a shot following two controversial incidents at two different events. 7 Feb 2019
Flagstick rule can help at Masters: Woods

Flagstick rule can help at Masters: Woods

Tiger Woods agrees with Adam Scott that golf's new flagstick rule could be an advantage at the Masters on Augusta National's slick greens. 24 Jan 2019
OGILVY: The Rules of Golf can be an ass

OGILVY: The Rules of Golf can be an ass

Like most people in golf, I’ve been watching with interest as the upcoming “refreshing” of the rule book has evolved. 22 Mar 2018
R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and the United States Golf Association have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented from January 1, 2019. 13 Mar 2018
R&A, USGA introduce new rule to limit video reviews

R&A, USGA introduce new rule to limit video reviews

The R&A and the USGA have issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf, which takes effect immediately, to limit the use of video evidence in the game. 26 Apr 2017
Rules of Golf to get drastic ‘modern’ makeover

Rules of Golf to get drastic ‘modern’ makeover

The R&A and USGA has revealed 30 proposed changes designed to make the Rules of Golf fairer, more consistent and easier for all golfers to understand and apply. 2 Mar 2017
Rules of Golf need to change: GA

Rules of Golf need to change: GA

Australian golf’s governing body, Golf Australia, is backing a top-level push to cut and simplify the Rules of Golf to attract more players to the game. 21 Sep 2016