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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 an Allied Golf Association (AGA) of the USGA, the MGA administers the Rules of Golf and Amateur Status in the Metropolitan Area.
Rules of Golf booklet

Rules of Golf Resources

Rules of Golf Resources provided by the USGA to educate players

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Rules Education

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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The Quiz

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

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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.

USGA Rules & Interpretations

Get a better understanding of the USGA's Rules and Interpretations from these resources

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Rules Staff Contacts

Have a Rules question? reach out to an MGA Rules official for an answer