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Golf's New Rules: Major Changes

The following are the main changes to the Rules of Golf that took effect on January 1, 2019. The items covered on this page are organized into nine categories. Within each individual item, you will find the main reasons for the change as well as any relevant resources. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us any time.

Ball at Rest  |  Ball in Motion  |  Taking Relief  |  Areas of the Course    

Equipment  |  Playing a Ball  |  When to Play During a Round  |  Player Behavior  |  Local Rule

Ball in Motion

Areas of the Course

When to Play During a Round