Rules and Rants
Rules and Rants
Our rules officials share their insight into the Rules of Golf.
Golf Canada's Adam Helmer takes you through the Notice to Competitors for the second CN Canadian Women's Tour event.
What you need to know about Rule 14-1b which will take effect January 1, 2016.
Golf Canada's Adam Helmer takes you through the Notice to Competitors for the season-opening CN Canadian Women's Tour event.
Some helpful tips and answers to frequently asked questions on spring golf conditions, score posting and handicapping.
Who makes the Rules of Golf and how are they made?
Shedding some light on playoff scenarios as directed by Rule 33-6 of the Rules of Golf.
What you need to know about Tiger's two-stroke penalty at The Masters.
Two Golf Canada staffers travel to Colorado to attend seminar
Golf Canada’s Level 4 Rules of Golf seminars are underway
En route to his 76th PGA TOUR victory, Tiger Woods came across an interesting ruling situation Saturday in Miami.
A behind the scenes look at some of the preparations for Golf Canada’s upcoming championship season.
Golf Canada’s Mary Beth McKenna shares her experience from St. Andrews and the R&A's Tournament Administrators and Referees School.
Registration is now available for CN Future Links, CN Canadian Women’s Tour and National Amateur Championships.
Just 12-years-old, Timmy Yorke of PEI recently became the youngest Level 2 certified Rules Official in Canada.
The newest member of Golf Canada's Amateur Championships Team got a little surprise from his co-workers last week.
Golf Canada’s four-level program program helps anyone learn the rules of the game.
Golf Canada’s Cam Crawford reflects upon what was a busy 2012 for Golf Canada.
This holiday season, give yourself the gift that keeps on giving... free relief for common on-course situations.
Golf Canada’s Cam Crawford suggests some holiday gift ideas for any golfer on your list.
Golf Canada's Cam Crawford discusses the ongoing debates surrounding last week’s announcement by the R&A, USGA and Golf Canada.
Rules of Golf Chair, Dean Ryan shares Golf Canada's position on Rule 14-1b which could come into effect in 2016.
Rules Officials provide some insight into officiating the PGA of Canada's Titleist & FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship
Golf Canada’s Rules of Golf Online Education System offers user-friendly environment to study the regulations that govern golf
The answer lies in the definition and your intent.
Golf Canada’s Cam Crawford shares his experiences after officiating the 112th US Women’s Amateur
Golf Canada’s amateur championships would not be possible without the help of our championship interns.
Breaking Rule 20-7 almost cost Johnson a lot more than 2-stokes at Crowne Plaza Invitational
It’s never too soon to start planning Canada’s most prestigious amateur golf event
Golf's new rules for 2012-2015 are now in effect. What does it mean to you?
Use golf’s rules to your advantage when it comes to course maintenance
Sudden death, full 18 holes, 3 or 4-hole aggregate. Which of golf's "major" playoff formats is correct according to golf's rule book?
Golf Canada’s rules chairman will once again act as a rules official at The Masters
Rulies across Canada are headed back to school to certify or re-certify under the new Rules code introduced this year.
Have your say. Should belly putters be permitted under the Rules of Golf?
McIlroy’s breach of Rule 13-2 may end up costing him the Abu Dhabi Championship title
What is Course and Slope Rating, how are the created and some FAQ's
Three rounds into the start of the 2012 PGA Tour season and already there have been a couple of interesting rules situations
Rule 17 and a few examples of non-traditional flagsticks. Could the Festivus pole be used as a flagstick?
Handicap committees at golf clubs are essential. Does your club have one?
The method used to calculate Equitable Stroke Control in Canada will change in 2012. Why the change and what does it mean to you?
Gators, fire ants and birds, oh my
What you need to know about match play before watching the President’s Cup
Do winter rounds or those played south of the border count towards your handicap?
Come January, the Rules of Amateur Status will see several changes. Check out these videos to see what they are and if they effect you.
Looking for some clarity on the new changes to the Rules of Golf? Check out these videos.
When autumn golf is played in soggy conditions, what’s the rule for preferred lies?
It was another successful season for Golf Canada’s national amateur golf championships, the CN Canadian Women’s Tour and CN Future Links
Brent McLaughlin's Rules and Rants blog from the 2011 Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship
Golf Canada’s Matt MacKay blogs about his week as a rules official at the 111th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship
Matthew MacKay, Golf Canada’s manager of Rules and Handicap answers your handicapping questions