Craig Winter was hired by the USGA in May of 2013 as Director, Rules of Golf and Amateur Status. His primary area of focus is to support the Association’s role in governance, with an emphasis on the USGA and the R&A’s work on Rules Modernization. He sits on both the USGA and Joint Committees for the Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status. Prior to his role at the USGA, Winter served the Oregon Golf Association as the Director of Rules Education and the Director of Oregon Junior Golf. Craig has taught 8 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops.