23113 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop – Sacramento, CA

Event Details

February 10, 2023-February 13, 2023

Location

Wyndham Sacramento
5321 Date Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95841

Registration Deadline

January 26, 2023

Start Time

8:00 AM

End Time

5:00 PM

56 Seats Available

Instructors

David Staebler

USGA Instructor

Brad Gregory

PGA Instructor

Rob Ockenfuss

USGA 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

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.

Dress Code

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

Room Rate

  • $141/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 January 13, 2o23, 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

  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF) – 17 miles away
  • Please call your hotel for local shuttle services to and from airports. Transportation from local airports to the hotel 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.

About Your Instructors

David Staebler, USGA

David joined the USGA staff in 2007 and since 2010 has been the Director of Rules Education. As part of that role, he is the primary author of the PGA/USGA Rules of Golf workshop presentations and has been teaching PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 2008. David has officiated at all 14 USGA Championships, as well as the Walker Cup match, The Open Championship (British Open) and the PGA Championship. He has been a volunteer official for GAP, previously the Golf Association of Philadelphia, for over 30 years. He has played in 3 USGA Championships.

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.

Rob Ockenfuss, USGA

Rob joined the Rules staff in 2011 and currently serves as a Senior Manager, where he supports the USGA’s governance functions through the interpretation and application of the Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status. Rob has been a speaker at PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 2012.

Workshop Cost

$500.00

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