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2016 Rules of Golf
Download the 2016 Rules of Golf (16 MB)
To obtain a copy of The Rules of Golf contact your golf club or your State Association.

Decisions on the Rules of Golf
Click here to launch the Decisions Book application
To purchase a copy of The Decisions on the Rules of Golf contact your State Association.

A Quick Guide to the Rules in Brief
Click here to download "A Quick Guide to the Rules in Brief"

"Tee it Up" - A Guide to Club Golf

"Tee it Up" is an initative of the General Education Program and is a Golf Australia publication that provides the following information which will improve the experience of new members and their playing partners:

~ Common Golf Terms
~ A Quick Guide to the Rules of Golf
~ Local Rules and Competition Conditions
~ Handicapping
~ Etiquette, Course Care, Pace of Play, and Dress Code
~ How Various Competitions are Played and How to Mark a Score Card

*Golf Australia will be releasing a new edition in early December to align with the new Rules of golf effective 1 Janaury 2019. Any orders placed for the curent edition will be 50% off the price listed on the below order form*

"Tee It Up" - order form (prices 50% off listed price)

Etiquette Posters

A series of five posters illustrating the following also aim to educate members:
~ Care of the Course - Putting Greens (including how to repair a pitch mark)
~ Care of the Course - Repairing Divots and Smoothing Bunkers
~ Care of the Course - Golf Buggies & Carts and Rubbish
~ Courtesy on the Course
~ Pace of Play

To place an order for "Tee it Up", "On the Right Course", or the posters contact Golf Australia:
Phone: (03) 9626 5050


Golf Australia Rules Newsletter

18 September 2018
Brandt Snedeker will contest the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. Read more
18 September 2018
Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt is delighted that so many club golfers have already registered their email address to view their handicap. Read more
Inside The Ropes
17 September 2018
ASQUITH: Men: Stableford: Div 1: D Willts (15) 45. Div 2: G Mason (20) 39 cb. Women: A Nam (24) 37. Medley: 2B Agg: J Ellam (14) M Jirgensons (21) 76 ... more
17 September 2018
BAIRNSDALE: Mxd: Stableford: 4B: P Mantell (32) F Mantell (23) 48. more
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