The NYSGA conducts refresher and advanced Rules of Golf seminars each March and April to help golfers prepare for the season!

Date Site (Region) Type Time
Fri, March 31 Mohawk Full Day 8am-4pm
Sat, April 1 Mohawk* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Fri, April 7 Cavalry Club Full Day 8am-4pm
Sat, April 8 Cavalry Club* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Fri, April 14 Transit Valley Full Day 8am-4pm
Sat, April 15 Transit Valley* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Sat, April 15 Moon Brook* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Sat, April 22 En-Joie* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Sat, April 22 Corning CC* 3-Hour 2pm-5pm
Sat, April 29 Oneonta CC* 3-Hour 9am-12pm
Sat, April 29 3-Hour 2pm-5pm

3-Hour Refresher Course*

This free* seminar focuses on the most important changes introduced in the 2023 Rules and a fun, interactive review of the most frequently encountered Rules situations. These seminars are for everyone, especially newer golfers/juniors looking to get a firm understanding of golf's most important Rules.

Full Day Advanced Course

These robust workshops include presentations on key Rules and an overview of tournament admin roles/best practices. The registration fee is $60 and includes a continental breakfast, copies of the Officials Guide to the Rules of Golf, lunch, and an option to take the USGA's 80-Question Rules of Golf Exam (optional). These are designed for:

  • NYSGA Rules Officials and Tournament Volunteers
  • PGA/LPGA Professionals
  • College and high school coaches
  • Anyone interested in developing a strong knowledge of the Rules of Golf.

USGA 80-Question Rules of Golf Exam

The NYSGA will be proctoring the USGA's 80-Question Rules of Golf Exam the morning (8am-12pm) following the full day course at the same site. To register, complete this Google Form.

Registration and Questions

Registration is open (click the link below or the course above). If you have questions, please contact the NYSGA at 315-471-6979 or by emailing


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