24204 USGA Virtual Workshop - 3:00 PM ET


April 15, 2024-April 19, 2024    
3:00 pm-5:00 pm


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Event Type

24204 USGA Virtual Workshop – 3:00 PM ET

Event Details

April 15, 2024-April 19, 2024



Registration Deadline

April 1, 2024

Start Time

3:00 PM

End Time

5:00 PM

25 Seats Available


Todd Stice

USGA Instructor

Ben Schade

USGA Instructor

Payton Brandenburg

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

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.

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.

Payton Brandenburg, USGA

 Payton joined the USGA in February 2022 as a Rules Coordinator where she assists with Rules Education and Amateur Status. Payton also serves in a Rules Capacity at USGA Championships. Prior to joining the USGA Payton graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a degree in Sports Business and Event Management.

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