On March 1, 2017, the USGA proposed rule changes that will modernize the way golfers play the game. These rules will focus in on the following areas (as described from USGA.org):

  • Ball at Rest
  • Ball in Motion
  • Taking Relief
  • Areas on the Course
  • Equipment
  • Playing a Ball
  • When to Play During a Round
  • Player Behavior

For more details on the proposed rule changes, please visit the “Major Proposed Changes” part of the USGA Rules Hub on USGA.org.