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Rules

The Metropolitan Golf Association promotes playing the game of golf by the Rules set forth by the USGA and R&A. As a supporting State/Regional Golf Association (SRGA), the MGA administers the Rules of Golf and Amateur Status in the Metropolitan Area.
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Rules of Amateur Status

The USGA writes and maintains the Rules of Amateur Status along with the R&A Rules Limited.

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The Quiz

The annual MGA Rules of Golf Quiz will test your Rules knowledge.

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The Professor’s Pop Quiz

The MGA's monthly Rules stumper

Rules Videos

Get a better understanding of the Rules by watching the MGA’s Rules of Golf videos.

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The Rules of Golf Simplified

The MGA offers a simplified Rules of Golf educational program that teaches golfers of all skill levels the basics of the Rules.

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Rules News and Articles

A collection of Rules related articles, news, and links.