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2016 Rules of Golf
Download the 2016 Rules of Golf (16 MB)
To obtain a copy of The Rules of Golf contact your golf club.

Decisions on the Rules of Golf
Click here to launch the Decisions Book application

 

Other Rules & related documents:

Competition Administration & Competition Conditions - Golf Australia (28-7-2010)recommendations

Various Golf Competitions and How They are Played (28-7-2010)

Information on Bunkers Filled with Water - May 2010

The amended specimen local rule for distance measuring devices

 

Recent News

Click Here to download the GA communication to clubs from GA Chairman John Hopkins regarding the new Rules of Golf and new Rules of Amateur Status.

Click Here to download a summary of the key changes to the Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status to come into effect from January 1 2012.

Click Here to view video and text explanations of the principal changes to the Rules of Amateur Status to come into effect from January 1 2012.

Click Here to view video and text explanations of the principal changes to the Rules of Golf to come into effect from January 1 2012.

Click Here to download the complete edition of the Rules of Golf and Amateur Status 2012-2015.

 

R & A / USGA REVISED DECISION REGARDING DISQUALIFICATION FOR INCORRECT SCORE CARD

The R&A have just released [May 2011] for publication this revision which allows in some special circumstances the ability of committee to amend a player’s score rather than apply the penalty of disqualification. Please be aware that most scenarios where this may apply are likely to be where television coverage has born evidence of a minute breach of which the player is unlikely to have knowledge.(Click on document below)