Rules of Golf Archived Stories

Below are links to Rules of Golf articles that have been written by our staff on a bi-monthly basis. These articles will serve as a great way to keep you up-to-date with new revisions to the Rules of Golf, as well as provide you with any unique rulings that might occur. We hope you find them interesting and beneficial!

If you have any interesting scenarios that you think should be covered in our articles, please email an FSGA tournament staff member with any and all details. Also, please email an FSGA tournament staff member with any questions you might have regarding rulings and the articles below.

6/1/22 - Ball Hits Another Ball

5/15/22 - Overhead Shot

4/15/22 - Rulings at the Senior Amateur

4/1/22 - Saved by the Bridge

3/15/22 - Bradley at the Players

3/1/22 - Ball Moved By Player

2/15/22 - Waste Management Ruling

2/1/22 - Preferred Lies

1/1/22 - Multiple Penalties

12/15/21 - Provisional Ball

12/1/21 - Quiz Question

11/1/21 - Teeing Area

10/15/21 - Recent Rulings

10/1/21 - Learning the Rules 

9/1/21 - Out of Bounds Fence

8/15/21 - Four-Ball

8/1/21 - How to Decide Ties

7/1/21 - Recent Rulings

6/15 - Late to the Tee

6/1/21 - Palm Tree Moves A Ball

5/15/21 - Officiating the Walker Cup

4/15/21 - Hideki's Drop at the Masters

4/1/21 - Misconception about Provisionals

3/15/21 - Why Hovland Wasn't Disqualified

3/1/21 - Patrick Reed & Rory McIlroy - Embedded Ball Relief

2/1/21 - Clubs

1/15/21 - Mistaken Concession

12/1/20 - More Recent Rulings

11/1/20 - Ruling at High School Final

10/15/20 - Strange Ruling at Mid-Amateur

10/1/20 - Quiz Question

9/15/20 - Temporary Water

9/1/20 - Rahm Wins Again Despite Penalty

8/1/20 - Jon Rahm at the Memorial

7/15/20 - Recent Rulings at Championships

7/1/20 - Local Rule Helps Phil Mickelson

6/15/20 - Ball Markers

6/1/20 - Interfering vs. Helping 

5/15/20 - Tournaments During Reopening

4/15/20 - One Rule at a Time

3/15/20 - Don't Move That! - OB Stake

3/1/20 - Do I have to drop on the path? 

2/15/20 - That's Not Your Ball

1/15/20 - A Year With the New Rules

11/15/19 - Don't Ruin Your Reputation

10/15/19 - Gathering Information 

10/1/19 - Using Equipment on Course

9/15/19 - Northern Ireland Style

9/1/19 - What Can I Move? 

8/15/19 - Recent Rulings

7/1/19 - Rulings from the 102nd Amateur

6/15/19 - Summer is here!

6/1/19 - Moving Natural Objects

5/15/19 - Our Rulings at Augusta National

5/1/19 - Ball Moved During Backswing

4/1/19 - FSGA Wraps Up Rules of Golf Workshops

3/15/19 - Careful, Don't Damage the Hole

3/1/19 - My Putt Hit My Foot

2/15/19 - PGA Tour Cancels a Round

2/1/19 - Controversial Ruling in Dubai

1/14/19 - Double Hit & Test Scores

1/1/19 - New Rules Are In Effect

12/15/18 - Dropping Outside a Bunker

12/1/18 - Equipment

11/15/18 - Relaxed Putting Green Rules

11/1/18 - Speeding Up The Game

10/15/18 - 2019 Rules: The Course

10/1/18 - 2019 Rules: The Game & Player Conduct

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