23115 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop – Richmond, VA

Event Details

March 3, 2023-March 6, 2023

Location

Richmond Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Registration Deadline

February 21, 2023

Start Time

8:00 AM

End Time

5:00 PM

42 Seats Available

Instructors

Kendra Graham

USGA Instructor

Tom Carpus

PGA Instructor

Kelsey Solan

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

  • $129/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 2, 2023, 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

  • Richmond International Airport (RIC) – 22 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

Kendra Graham, USGA

Kendra worked for the USGA in Rules & Competitions from 1987 to 2003. During her tenure, she taught more than 35 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops in addition to officiating at more than 20 major championships. Kendra is currently in her fourth year on the USGA Executive Committee and is serving on the Rules of Golf, Joint Rules of Golf and Championships Committees.

Tom Carpus, PGA

Tom Carpus is a PGA Master Professional and has been a member of PGA of America Rules Committee since 1995. He served as a Vice Chairman from 2011-2016, and as Chairman in 2017-2018. Tom was on the Board of Directors in the Philadelphia Section from 2003-2007, including a two year term as President in 2004-2005. He was inducted into the Philadelphia Section PGA Hall of Fame in 2018, and the Drexel University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007. In addition, Tom was the PGA National Horton Smith Award winner in 2007, and was the Philadelphia Section Golf Professional of the Year in 2002.

After 31 years as a Club Professional, Tom has worked as a full-time Tournament Official for the PGA TOUR Champions since 2017. Aside from his duties with the PGA TOUR Champions, he has officiated 27 PGA Championships, 6 Ryder Cups, 10 Masters, 4 OPEN Championships, 3 PLAYERS Championships, 9 Senior PGA Championships and 3 US Senior Opens.

Tom has been an instructor at 33 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops.

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.

Workshop Cost

$500.00

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