The NCGA – Your Rules of Golf Experts

Got questions about the rules of golf or want to learn more? Not sure what the NCGA Pace of Play Policy is? Looking for resources to help you navigate any questions you have about the rules of the game? Get all the answers here from the rules experts themselves!

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Knowing the rules of golf inside and out can only help your game – not to mention make you a better golfer. NCGA rules seminars focus on using the Rules of Golf book, decisions on the book and the issues and concepts relating to relief procedures.

Rules Seminar Schedule

NCGA Online Rules School

Learn the Rules of Golf at your own pace, on your own time. NCGA’s Rules School now has four courses for various levels of rules aficionados – there’s one for you.

Rules School Courses

Rules of Golf Resources

Looking for resources to help you learn more about the rules of the game? You came to the right spot. Links and documents range from introductory rules knowledge assistance to advanced topics for complex rulings.

Rules of Golf Resources

Ask the NCGA Rules Expert

Stumped by a rules question? Have an argument that needs to be resolved? Confused by an incident you saw on television? We have the right expertise to address an rules question or issue you may have. Click the button below to submit a rules question online.

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Pace of Play

The NCGA has a Pace of Play Policy for all of its championships and it’s the player’s responsibility to know the policy. Make sure you know what it is before stepping to the tee.

Pace of Play Policies

Rules Articles from the Experts

Know Your Rules is the rules of the game column that appears in the quarterly NCGA GOLF Magazine. Here you’ll find articles from current contributor Ryan Farb, NCGA Director of Rules and Competitions, plus an archive of past articles.

Know Your Rules Archive