USGA Virtual Rules Workshops​

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USGA Virtual Workshop registration includes:

  • Two-hour daily webinars during your Monday-to-Friday active week.
  • Access to the Virtual Rules School video recordings (access provided by 12/15/2021 and running through the end of April).
  • Access to either the 100-Question or 80-Question Exam (either online on a date you select from the exam schedule or in-person on the morning of the 4th day at a PGA/USGA Workshop site).
  • Access to live Night School sessions throughout the workshop season.
  • Print copies of the full Rules of Golf and the Official Guide to the Rules of Golf.
  • Fee is $375.

Transfers

If you are unable to attend the workshop for which you have registered, you may transfer to another open program on the 2022 workshop schedule:

  • No charge: Prior to the start date of the workshop you are transferring from. This can be done online prior to the registration deadline. After the registration deadline, this can be done by calling 908-326-1850.
  • Due to the virtual nature of these workshops, you are unable to transfer after the workshop has begun.

Withdrawals

If you need to withdraw from a workshop (and don’t wish to transfer), you can request a refund as follows:

  • $325 refund: If requested by January 1st, or if you register after January 1st, if requested within one week of registration. This can be done online prior to the registration deadline. After the registration deadline, this can be done by calling 908-326-1850.
  • Due to the virtual nature of these workshops, there are no refunds if you withdraw more than one week after registration (after January 1st) or after the active program week begins.

Study Materials

The study materials available for this workshop include:

  • Virtual Rules School video recordings – These videos contain nearly 20 hours of content and should be your main study and learning material for a USGA Virtual Workshop. Access to this video content will be provided by 12/15/2021, and will be sent to you upon registration after that date. To maximize your learning experience we strongly encourage you to go through all of the recorded content prior to your workshop week
  • The Rules of Golf, effective January 2019 – This is the full Rules of Golf, the primary Rules resource for officials. It contains all the playing Rules and full definitions of terms used throughout the Rules. It includes numerous explanatory images and diagrams.
  • The Official Guide to the Rules of Golf, effective January 2019 – This is a resource that contains information to support committees and officials that supplements the Rules of Golf. It includes: 1) the Rules of Golf, 2) Interpretations that provide guidance in the understanding of terminology and the application of Rules, 3) Committee and administrative procedures, 4) a library of model Local Rules, 5) information on establishing the terms of the competition, and 6) the Modified Rules of Golf for Players with Disabilities.
  • Resources on the USGA Rules Hub (http://www.usga.org/rules) – The USGA Rules Hub website has an array of videos, infographics, papers, charts, answers to FAQs, Rules Quizzes on the 2019 Rules of Golf, and much more.
  • GeneralArea.org – a website created by Rules expert Dr. Lewis Blakey. It contains essays on a variety of Rules topics, study aids, Rules quizzes and more. It is available at http://generalarea.org/.

USGA Virtual Workshops Schedule

Date/Time Event Available Seats
January 17, 2022-January 21, 2022
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
22201 USGA Virtual Workshop - 12:00 PM ET
Instructors: Kendall Dunovant, USGA and Kathryn Belanger, USGA
37 seats available
January 31, 2022-February 4, 2022
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
22202 USGA Virtual Workshop - 3:00 PM ET
Instructors: Ben Schade, USGA and Ryan Farb, USGA
37 seats available
February 21, 2022-February 25, 2022
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
22203 USGA Virtual Workshop - 5:00 PM ET
Instructors: Craig Winter, USGA and Kelsey Solan, USGA
46 seats available
March 7, 2022-March 11, 2022
9:00 am-11:00 am
22204 USGA Virtual Workshop - 9:00 AM ET
Instructors: David Staebler, USGA and Jamie Wallace, USGA
38 seats available
March 21, 2022-March 25, 2022
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
22205 USGA Virtual Workshop - 12:00 PM ET
Instructors: Rob Ockenfuss, USGA and Kathryn Belanger, USGA
61 seats available

If you have any questions about USGA Virtual Workshops, please feel free to reach out to us any time:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (908) 326-1850