22110 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop – St. Louis, MO

Event Details

March 18, 2022-March 21, 2022

Location

Doubletree Hilton Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Registration Deadline

March 11, 2022

Start Time

8:00 AM

End Time

5:00 PM

80 Seats Available

Instructors

Kelsey Solan

USGA Instructor

Brad Gregory

PGA Instructor

Bob Phelps

PGA Coordinator

 

Sessions

Day 1:

Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.

Session: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Reception: 5-6:30 p.m.

Day 2:

Session: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Day 3:

Session: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Day 4:

Optional Exam: 7:45 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

PGA/USGA Workshop Description

  • Three-day workshop
  • Access to either the 100-Question or 80-Question Exam on the morning of the fourth day (or online on a date you select from the exam schedule, available here.)
  • Access to the Virtual Rules School video recordings
  • Access to live Night School sessions throughout the workshop season

COVID-19 Policy

  • For all in-person workshops and exams, attendees will be required to wear a mask at all times while in the classroom and in communal areas of the site where you cannot socially distance.
  • For all in-person sites (except Dallas, TX) – All attendees will be required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to be admitted to the classroom. This means that 14 days must have passed since your final shot (1st dose for J&J and 2nd dose for Moderna or Pfizer). Proof of vaccination must be physically shown prior to entering the classroom on the first day of the workshop. You must show either your vaccine card, passport, certification, or a photo of such proof, which must include your name, date of birth, vaccine type, and vaccine dose(s) and dates administered, along with a current photo ID.
  • For Dallas, TX ONLY (February 11-14th) – All attendees will be required to show proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the first day of the workshop (i.e., test must be taken on or after February 8, 2022). However, you may show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 which will exempt you from this testing requirement. If you wish to be exempt from the testing requirement and show proof of vaccination, you must show either your vaccine card, passport, certification, or a photo of such proof, which must include your name, date of birth, vaccine type, and vaccine dose(s) and dates administered, along with a current photo ID.
  • Registration will open for all sites at full capacity, but we reserve the right to decrease capacity at any or all workshop sites as needed to ensure the safety of attendees and staff. We reserve the right to reschedule or cancel any in-person workshop or exam for any reason, including but not limited to, health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. If we cancel any session or reduce capacity which requires cancellation of your in-person session, you may either (a) receive a full refund or (b) select a different workshop or exam, depending on availability and subject to any applicable fees, and a credit will be applied to the cost of the substituted session, and any remaining balance will be refunded to you.
  • We reserve the right to make changes to this COVID-19 Policy at any time, including requiring additional protocols in order to attend any in-person session, as necessary to comply with any applicable federal, state or local law, order, regulation or recommendation, or as determined in the sole discretion of the USGA.
  • THIS COVID-19 POLICY APPLIES ONLY TO IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS AND IN-PERSON EXAMS, AND DOES NOT APPLY TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS OR EXAMS.

Room Rate

  • $125/night – a limited block of rooms is being held for workshop attendees at this rate. If you intend to stay at this hotel during the workshop, it is strongly recommended you make your reservation a soon as possible. If all rooms in the block become reserved, additional rooms may not be available at this or a higher rate. On February 25, 2022, any unreserved rooms will be released back into hotel inventory.
  • After you’ve registered for this event, come back here to book online:

Nearby Airports

  • St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) – 19 miles away
  • Please call your hotel for local shuttle services to and from airports. Transportation from local hotels to the Doubletree Hilton Chesterfield is not provided.

Breakfast and Refreshments

A complimentary continental breakfast, including at least one hot item, will be provided each morning starting by 7:10 a.m. During scheduled breaks, complimentary coffee, tea, water and soft drinks will be provided.

Expenses

You are responsible for the cost of your transportation, lodging, and incidental expenses. Additionally, you are responsible for all your food and beverage expenses, except as otherwise detailed above.

Dress Code

Business  casual recommended. Please no blue jeans, sweatpants or t-shirts.

Attendance

  • Be sure to sign in on the official class roster at the start of all morning and afternoon sessions each of the first three days.
  • PGA of America members must enter their PGA eight-digit member number next to their name on the attendance roster and attend the workshop in its entirety to be credited with 24 Member Service Requirement hours. No partial credit is given by the PGA of America.

About Your Instructors

Kelsey Solan, USGA

Kelsey joined the USGA in August 2016 as a Rules of Golf Associate. She currently serves as Manager, Rules – Technology, Content & Education, where she assists with digital engagement on the Rules. Prior to joining the USGA, Kelsey graduated from James Madison University with a degree in integrated science and technology, in addition to being a four-year letter winner on the Women’s Golf team.

Brad Gregory, PGA

Brad is the Director of Rules for the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships. In 1998, he was appointed to the PGA Rules Committee and served as Vice Chair 2005-2010 and Co-Chair 2011-2014. Brad has served as a Rule Official at over 160 National or International Championships, including 42 Majors, seven Ryder Cups and two Solheim Cups. He’s a two-time winner of the Southwest Section PGA’s Professional Development award for work in member education. Brad has been inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame. He has taught 34 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 2000.

Bob Phelps, PGA

Bob currently serves as Director of Rules and Competitions for the Oklahoma Golf Association (OGA) and has been a member of The PGA of America since 1989. His primary responsibilities include overseeing men’s and women’s state championships for the OGA, conducting local qualifiers for USGA Championships, and is the chief Rules Official for the Oklahoma Junior Golf Tour (OJGT). Prior to his role with the OGA, Bob was Director of the PGA Golf Management Program at the University of Central Oklahoma from 2005-2019 and was a club professional at multiple facilities from 1984-2005. Bob was appointed to the PGA of America’s Rules of Golf Committee in 2016 and has officiated at numerous events for the PGA including three Senior PGA Championships. Additionally, Bob has extensive experience officiating events for the USGA, OGA, American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and many other local and regional golf associations. He has presented on the Rules of Golf numerous times to high school coaches, high school and college teams, and taught the rules of golf to students in the UCO PGA Golf Management Program. This is Bob’s fourth PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops to coordinate.

Workshop Cost

$500.00

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