Rules Information


With the modernized rules are effective January 1, 2019 the following information and links will assist individuals and rules chairs to find rules information on BC Golf, Golf Canada and the R & A websites.

Golf Canada -

Golf's new Rules and link to the Player's Edition of the Rules of Golf

USGA.org -

Players Edition, Full Rules, Interpretations also check out their Rules Video's

R & A -

Rules Overview with great Rules Video's
  • Rules Academy

    2019 Rules Changes


  • Explanation for the Major Changes to the 2019 New Rules of Golf

    2019 Rules Infographics of Golf's new Rules

  • Clarification of the 2019 Rules of Golf - December 18, 2018
  • Key Changes
  • Evolution of the Key Changes
  • Players Conduct and Integrity
  • Pace of Play Improvements
  • Stroke and Distance
  • Rules at Your Fingertips
  • Zone 4 Rules Seminar

    Come and get fmiliar with the new rules of golf effective January 1, 2019.
    These workshops are directed toward the Rules Chair of your club. Other members of your club are welcome to attend, however space is limited at each seminar to 50 registrants. (Registrants must be a member of a Zone 4 club)
    Player's Edition Rule Books will be available.
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00 - 12:00 at Mylora Golf Course, 9911 Sidaway Road, Richmond, B.C.
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00 - 12:00 at Langara Golf Course, 6706 Alberta Street, Vancouver, B.C.
    Download this registration form, fill it in and email it to Virginia.

    Major Differences Between Match Play and Stroke Play