Player Services: Rules of Golf

The USGA and The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, Scotland, jointly write and interpret the Rules of Golf to guard the tradition and integrity of the game. The latest version went into effect in 2012.

The MGA is readily available to provide answers to any Rules of Golf questions or concerns. The MGA is an experienced liaison between the USGA - the ultimate authority on the Rules of Golf - and our member clubs.

For more information about the Rules of Golf, as well as access to an interactive Rules of Golf quiz, please visit the USGA's official Rules Section.

The MGA is also available to assist Member Clubs with any rules questions that they may have. For more information, contact Kevin Eldridge at

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