The R&A – A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf

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The videos below provides a very simple explanation

RANDA Golf Rules Book 2016
RANDA Golf Rules Book 2016

of the most common situations you may find when playing golf.

The basic rules are easy to learn. Here are a few examples of what is covered.

Where play of a hole commences –

  • what to do if your ball is lost or goes out of bounds
  • what to do if your ball goes into water
  • what to do if your swing interferes with an immovable obstruction such as a car path
  • when to play a provisional ball

The Rules of Golf should always be consulted whenever doubt arises. For further information on the rules covered, please refer the the R&A Rule book or download the Rules of Golf in PDF format.