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The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf which were implemented January 1, 2019.

The USGA and The R&A finalized golf’s new Rules after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes. Golfers can now access the official 2019 Rules of Golf HERE.

The process to modernize the Rules began in 2012 and was initiated to ensure that the Rules are easier to understand and apply for all golfers and to make the game more attractive and accessible for newcomers.

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If you are interested in downloading the Rules of Golf Powerpoint Click HERE. For more Rules resources and quizzes see below.

Interested in having the IGA conduct a “Basics of the Rules of Golf” presentation for your club or group?
Contact Taylor Judy at Full presentations last approximately 2 hours.

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The Idaho Golf Association Championships Committee annually meets in the Spring and Fall to review policies, rules, and procedures that govern IGA competitions. The Committee is currently comprised of the following individuals:

Bob Bradley, Southwest District

Karen Darrington, Southwest District

Kristin Fenwick, Southwest District

Josh Hagley, Central District

Mike Hamblin, PGA, Central District


Peggy Hicks, Southwest District

Wally Hicks, Eastern District

Rod Skyles, Southwest District

Taylor Judy, IGA Staff

Adam McCormick, IGA Staff

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The IGA reimburses the cost of attendance, $350, to any individual who attends a 3.5 day USGA/PGA Rules of Golf Workshop, makes the passing score of 75, and is willing to work 3 days each year assisting with IGA State Championships or USGA qualifiers.