Get Ready for Golf's New Era

Understanding the significant changes to the rules of golf can save you strokes. The changes are effective January 1, 2019. You can read a summary of the significant changes here.

Use the links below for more detailed information.

You can also go to the USGA web site to view videos of the revisions.

key changes

use of damaged club

replacing damaged club

stroke and distance

red marked areas

player conduct

pace of play

opposite side relief

measuring devices

embedded ball

ball in motion