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Changes to the Rules of Golf

Every four years the United States Golf Association and the R&A make revisions to the Rules of Golf and every two years changes to the Decisions on The Rules of Golf. Listed below are the changes and revisions to the Rules of Golf and Decisions that went into effect Jan. 1, 2012, as well as a link to the complete Rules of Golf and Decisions on the USGA's website.

Decisions on the Rules of Golf

New Decisions for 2012

Revised Decisions for 2012

Summary of all Decision Changes for 2012

Amendments to the 2012-2013 Decisions  (effective January 1, 2014)

 

The Rules of Golf

Principle Changes for 2012

The 2012-2015 Complete Rules of Golf