Reigate Heath Golf Club

Become a Rules Guru

On January 1 2019, the new Rules of Golf came into force, but how well do you know the changes?

In this mini series, we take a look at some of the key changes come into effect, evaluate why they’re happening and the impact it will have on the sport, and even give you a chance to test your new knowledge with the help of our handy quiz. Click on the links below:

Ball dropping procedure

Penalty area


Putting green

Ball moving on the putting green

Ball moved during a search

Pace of play

Replacing a ball

Substitution of a ball

Role of your caddy

Known or virtually certain

Maximum score form of stroke play

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