24111 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop - Boston, MA


March 15, 2024-March 18, 2024    
8:00 am-5:00 pm


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Renaissance Boston Patriot Place
28 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA, 02035

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24111 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop – Boston, MA

Event Details

March 15, 2024-March 18, 2024


Renaissance Boston Patriot Place
28 Patriot Place
Foxboro, MA 02035

Registration Deadline

February 29, 2024

Start Time

8:00 AM

End Time

5:00 PM

47 Seats Available


Bill McCarthy

USGA Instructor

Alice Miller

PGA Instructor

Chuck West

USGA Coordinator



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


  • 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 Professional Development Requirement hours. No partial credit is given by the PGA of America.

Dress Code

Business  casual recommended.

Hotel Information

  • $185/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 15, 2024, any unreserved rooms will be released back into hotel inventory.
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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.


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

Bill McCarthy, USGA

 Bill serves as the Championship Director for the U.S. Mid-Amateur and U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships and served as the Championship Director for the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship from 2004 through the championship’s retirement in 2014. Bill joined the USGA staff in 1996 as the Director of Regional Affairs for the Ohio Valley Region. He also serves in a Rules and operations capacity at the U.S. Open and as staff in charge of the stroke play co-host course for the U.S. Amateur Championship. Bill also serves on the USGA Future Amateur Sites Committee for which he travels the country to evaluate potential host sites for USGA Championships. In his more than 25 years as a member of the USGA staff, Bill has worked over 100 USGA Championships. He has been an instructor at PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 2012 and is the USGA lead instructor at the biennial PGA/USGA Officiating and Tournament Administration Workshop.

Alice Miller, PGA

Alice worked as an LPGA Tour Rules Official after her playing career. She is currently serving on the PGA of America Rules Committee and is Chair of the Philadelphia Section Rules Committee. Alice has officiated at the PGA Championship, KPMG PGA Women’s Championship, PGA Assistant Professionals National Championship, LPGA Professionals National Championship, NCAA Division I National Championship, in addition to local and regional events. This is her fourth year as an instructor for the PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops.

Chuck West, USGA

Chuck was elected to membership of the PGA Rules Committee in January 1997. He also serves on the NCAA Men’s Championship Committee and the Pac 12 Conference Men’s Committee. Chuck has officiated at The Masters, multiple PGA Championships and countless PGA of America events. Chuck has coordinated over 20 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops.

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