Hindhead Golf Club
The two governing bodies of the game of golf, the R&A and the USGA jointly publish the Rules of Golf. Section 1 of the Rules of Golf is Etiquette; Behaviour on the Course. It is essential that all golfers both understand and follow the guidelines laid down. Follow the links for further information, guidance and education.
The latest edition of the Rules of Golf were published by the R&A and the USGA in January 2016. There are 34 rules and all golfers should make efforts to have a good basic knowledge of the Rules of Golf in order to fully enjoy the game. Golfers should always carry a copy of the Rules of Golf in their golf bag so that they can easily access them whilst playing. Copies are always available at the Club. Follow the links for further information, guidance and education. Members are encouraged to have a go at obtaining the R&A Level 1 Rules Exam on the R&A Rules Academy page.
In January 2019 the Rules of Golf will be updated. The Club will notify you well in advance with regards to the introduction of these new set of Rules. In the meantime, to find out what is proposed by the R&A and USGA, follow this link.