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July 21, 2017

Rules Corner



Rules Corner

The WSGA is the governing body of golf in Washington and Northern Idaho, licensed to promote and implement the policies of the game as set forth by the United States Golf Association and the Royal & Ancient, particularly as they pertain to the education, administration and dissemination of the Rules of Golf. For standard policies in WSGA championships, click here.

 

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Rules of Golf:
WSGA News, Videos and Features


Video: 2017: Rules R Us – Ep. 1

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Rules from the Inside Out

Two officials from the Pacific Northwest – Barb Trammell, CEO of the Oregon Golf Association; and Dale Jackson, longtime PNGA Board member from Victoria, B.C. – were selected to serve

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Video: Five Club Fun

Five Club Fun

The Rules of Golf state that you are only allowed a maximum of 14 clubs in your golf bag. If you could only five clubs, which five would you choose?

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New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review, Effective Immediately

USGA Limits Use of Video Replay

The USGA and R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately.

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Former WSGA CEO John Bodenhamer discusses proposed Rules changes

Bodenhamer Discusses Rules

At the North American Golf Innovation Symposium, held in Vancouver, B.C. on March 6-7, the USGA’s Senior Managing Director of Championships

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USGA and R&A announce proposed changes to modernize golf’s Rules; asking for feedback

Modernizing the Rules of Golf

The USGA and the R&A have unveiled a preview of proposed new Rules of Golf, as part of a joint initiative to modernize the Rules

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Rules Spotlight: Preferred Lies and/or Winter Rules

One of the primary principles of the Rules of Golf is to "play the ball as it lies," which the WSGA strongly recommends in most instances.

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