Chapter Education


CLICK HERE to learn all about the official rules of golf on the USGA website. This site is great for novices and veteran players alike, with the rules, videos, lessons, quizzes and more.

Several rules changes went into effect in 2023. Learn more about these changes here



Playing at a better pace is not about hurrying up or rushing around the course. It is simply about being more efficient with your valuable time, as well as everyone else’s. Adopting this mindset – and not being afraid to share it with your fellow players – will ultimately add enjoyment to your golf experience. Here are some recognized tips for improving pace of play:
USGA Pace of Play Tips

World Handicap System 

Rules of Handicapping
Golf is a global game with a single set of playing rules, a single set of equipment rules and a single set of amateur status rules. After working closely with the existing handicap authorities and national associations, the USGA and The R&A are pleased to present this single set of handicapping rules that apply worldwide to all golfers.

USGA Rules of Handicapping Handbook and other resources (including three changes for 2024)

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