Golf Rule Changes 2019

As you are all aware the new rules will start in January please see attached the top 20 rule changes. If you have any questions on these changes please feel free to ask.

All though there are a lot of changes most have not changed three in particular keep coming up.

Rule 8.1a you are not allowed to remove an out of bounds post a two shot penalty applies even if you replace the stake before you make your stroke.

Rule 14 ball must be marked if it is to be replaced even if you only rotate it to identify it.

Rule 18 once you put another ball in play under penalty of stroke and distance your original ball is no longer in play even if it is found within 3 minutes.


John Egan – Competitions Chairman