Whilst many claim to know the Rules of golf, the fact is that every year golf's governing bodies receive thousands of inquiries about how to apply these Rules to the actual game. Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2008 clarifies all the ambiguities arising from the Rules and allows you to correctly interpret the complete Rules of golf, including all new and revised decisions made by the R&A's Ruling Committee and the USGA, valid until the end of 2009. The level of of detail is staggering, covering everything from using bottled water to guage a slope to what to do when your ball lands on a crawfish mound. Whether in competition or everyday play, this book provides you with the necessary guidance to impartially apply the Rules in any situation encountered on the golf course.
The R&A is golf's world rules and development body and organiser of The Open Championship. It operates with the consent of more than 125 national and international, amateur and professional organisations, from over 110 countries and on behalf of an estimated 28 million golfers. Location: Fife, Scotland