23202 USGA Virtual Workshop - 10:00 AM ET


December 5, 2022-December 9, 2022    
10:00 am-12:00 pm


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Event Type

23202 USGA Virtual Workshop – 10:00 AM ET

Event Details

December 5, 2022-December 9, 2022



Registration Deadline

November 30, 2022

Start Time

10:00 AM

End Time

12:00 PM

21 Seats Available


David Staebler

USGA Instructor

Ben Schade

USGA Instructor

Kelsey Solan

USGA Coordinator



Day 1:

The Course: Rules 2, 6.2, 8, 12, 13.1, and 17.1

Day 2:

The Game: Rules 1, 3, 20, 5, 6 (other then 6.2 and 6.3), and 7

Day 3:

Taking Relief: Rules 15-19

Day 4:

Issues with the Ball: Rules 6.3, 14, 9 (with 13.3), and 11 (with 13.2)

Day 5:

Equipment and Other Forms of Play: Rules 10, 4, and 21-25

Virtual Workshop Description

  • Access to the Virtual Rules School video recordings
  • Two-hour daily webinars during your Monday-to-Friday active week
  • Access to either the 100-Question or 80-Question Exam (either online on a date you select from the exam schedule available here or in-person on the morning of the 4th day at a PGA/USGA Workshop site)


  • The USGA will take attendance for each webinar session during the week of your workshop. Please be sure to be prompt, as the webinar will begin exactly at the appointed time.
  • 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 10 Professional Development Requirement hours. No partial credit is given by the PGA of America.

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.

Ben Schade, USGA

Ben joined the USGA in March of 2016. He currently serves as the Director of the Rules with a focus on supporting the USGA’s role in governance and sits on both the USGA and Joint Committees for the Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status. Ben has been a PGA Professional for 12 years and was an Assistant Golf Professional at Montclair Golf Club prior to joining the USGA. He also currently sits on the New Jersey PGA Junior Golf Committee.

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.



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