24113 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop - Omaha, NE


March 28, 2024-March 31, 2024    
8:00 am-5:00 pm


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Omaha Marriott Downtown Capital District
222 N. 10th St, Omaha, NE, 68102

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24113 PGA/USGA Rules Workshop – Omaha, NE

Event Details

March 28, 2024-March 31, 2024


Omaha Marriott Downtown Capital District
222 N. 10th St
Omaha, NE 68102

Registration Deadline

March 13, 2024

Start Time

8:00 AM

End Time

5:00 PM

66 Seats Available


David Staebler

USGA Instructor

Larry Startzel

PGA Instructor

Todd Stice

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

  • $139/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 March 1, 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

David Staebler, USGA

David was a member of the USGA staff from 2007 until his retirement in 2023, serving initially as Manager of Rules Education and then Director of Rules Education.  During that time, he taught over 50 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf workshops in person and on-line.  David has officiated at 14 of the 15 USGA Championships, as well as the Walker Cup match, The Open Championship (British Open), the PGA Championship and the LPGA International Crown. He has been a volunteer official for GAP, previously the Golf Association of Philadelphia, for over 30 years and has played in 3 USGA Championships.

Larry Startzel, PGA

 Larry has been a member of PGA of America Rules of Golf Committee since 1982. He is a Past Chairman of the PGA Rules Committee and he has worked all four Major Championships. Larry has been a speaker at over 75 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 1984.

Todd Stice, USGA

Todd joined the Rules team in April 2023 and currently serves as Manager, Rules – Technology, Content and Education, where his focus is on Rules education, primarily the question-and-answer program available to the public. Prior to joining the USGA, Todd was the Director of Rules and Competitions for Central Links Golf for 8 years and was a PGA Professional and club professional for 20 years in the Kansas City area.

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