The USGA and R & A adopted the most major changes to the Rules of Golf in more than 30 years and all went into effect January 1, 2019. This Booklet, "Golf’s New Rules” gives you a clear and quick description of the only the new rules along with a two-page Summary which will answer most new rule questions in seconds.
You don’t have to remember all the new changes if you keep this booklet in your bag or on your phone for fast answers to new rule questions. It will also help you answer many questions which players have about the major changes which have now come into effect.
Get this book and continue to enjoy the game! Happy golfing!
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Table of Contents
Covers all of the areas where major golf rule changes have been made including new rules for embedded balls in rough, the new definition of "Club Length", Dropping from Knee Height, Determining the Drop Area, and all other areas the new rules have changed.
In particular, there are new rules on "Penalty Areas" which take the place of the old rules on water hazards such as ponds and lakes, and other areas of the course designated as “Penalty Areas”.
The new rules cover subjects like:
You Can Ground Your Club in a Penalty Area
No more Opposite Side Relief for Penalty Areas
Red and Yellow Penalty Areas
No Requirement to Announce You Are Going to Lift Your Ball
Estimating Where to Replace Your Ball
Substituting a new ball
New 3-Minute Search Time Limit for Lost Ball
Inadvertently Moving Your Ball While Searching for It
New Lost Ball and OB rules with new drop options.
The Table of Contents shows not only the new rules on embedded balls, but also:
Red and yellow penalty area rules
Other new penalty area rules
New club length definitions
Dropping from knee height
Code of conduct violation penalties,
New rules dealing with slow play
New OB and lost ball relief rules
New putting green rules such as putting with the pin in and others
New bunker rules and bunker relief rules
Numerous changes to increase the pace of play
Maximum score formats
Double or multiple hits on a stroke
Tee area rules
New search time rules
Moving the ball when searching
Using damaged clubs
And all of the new changes which every golfer needs to be aware of to avoid embarrassment and to play better.
There are references throughout the book to the official rules established by the USGA and R & A.