Rules and Rants

Decisions, decisions

As the National Sport Organization and governing body of golf in Canada, Golf Canada, in conjunction with the R&A and the United States Golf Association, announces the new revisions to the 2012-2013 edition of the Decisions on the Rules of Golf.

Golf Canada is proud to work closely with the R&A Rules Limited and the USGA, providing input on both the Rules of Golf and the Decisions on the Rules of Golf.

These two publications help make the game more understandable for players and officials alike. The Decisions are reviewed every two years and several changes have been announced for 2014/2015.

We examine a few of them below:


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