The Open Championship

 

The RULES OF GOLF

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Rolex is proud of its long-standing partnership with the R&A.The patriarch of golf, this prestigious organisation promotes and develops the game, acts as custodian of the Rules and organises The Open Championship – the sport's oldest major – along with a number of other professional, amateur and junior events.

QUICK GUIDE TO THE RULES OF GOLF

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The Rules of Golf can be a bit daunting particularly for golfers who are new to the game. The R&A publishes A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf which is a summary of the most commonly encountered Rules situations. It provides simple explanations and clear diagrams to illustrate the Rules.

Rules Explorer

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As golf’s governing body, The R&A is responsible for writing both the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status.

RULES OF GOLF AND THE RULES OF AMATEUR STATUS

RULES OF GOLF AND THE RULES OF AMATEUR STATUS

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