Rules of Golf Resources
The Rules of Golf
The USGA offers free access to the Official Rules of Golf Mobile App (Apple/Andoid). You can also access the full text of the Rules of Golf online:
- Rules of Golf: The full text of the Rules.
- Clarifications: The full text of the Rules, its Clarifications, and the Committee Procedure sections. Intended for golf administrators, referees, and Rules enthusiasts.
NYSGA Rules of Golf Education Opportunities
The NYSGA provides Rules of Golf Education Opportunities throughout NYS in March/April of each year. These seminars include a full day option for the Rules professional and enthusiasts, and a 3-hour option perfect for most every golfer.
For additional educational opportunities, visit the websites of the USGA, MGA, and RDGA.
The USGA Rules Hub
- Rules 101 - Rules of Golf Online Course
- Videos Explaining the Rules of Golf
- Virtual Rules School
- Facebook Rules of Golf Discussion Group
- A Short Course on the Rules
- Rules FAQs
2023 Rules Publications
The USGA is no longer offering free Rules of Golf books, instead strongly encouraging golfers to download the Official Rules of Golf Mobile app.
If you'd like to order a physical copy of the Rules of Golf or The Officials Guide to the Rules of Golf, visit the USGA Publications website:
Order Online: www.usgapublications.com
Order by Phone: 1-800-336-4446
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