Updated Rules Of Golf For 2023

The R&A and USGA announce 2023 Rules of Golf Update with an emphasis on inclusion and sustainability

  • The modified Rules for players with disabilities have been fully incorporated into the playing rules without the need to adopt a local rule.
  • The governing bodies will also promote digital and mobile app access to the Rules
  • Several penalties have been relaxed and language has been clarified to help golfers at all levels of play.

A full update to the Rules of Golf App will be available for download from mid-December and will include:

  • The Player’s Rule Finder which will replace the Player’s Edition and the Visual Search.
  • A new video section will allow you to access all Rules videos in one location.
  • A new Quick Guide video is aimed at players who are transitioning from learner golfer to a competitive golfer
  • A new Rules News section will include Rules articles and news

Rules of Golf 2023 Update