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The Rules of Golf have recently been completely rewritten, following a fundamental review – the first since 1984. These new rules came into effect on 1 January 2019.

The R&A and USGA both have excellent resources on their websites that you can refer to:

R&A 2019 Rules of Golf

USGA 2019 Rules of Golf

R&A’s 20 “Must Know” 2019 Rules

USGA 2019 Rules – Summary of Changes and PDF Text

At the Rules Evening on 25th October, 2018, 47 of the main changes for 2019 were presented and discussed. The following PDF contains the summary tables of these changes and the corresponding Rules references.

Rules evening 2019 presentation