The Official Rules of Golf

The USGA’s official app for the Rules of Golf, updated to include the new Rules of Golf for 2019. This free app includes the edition of the Rules effective as of January 1, 2019.

The following documents are included in this app:

Player's Edition of the Rules of Golf
The Full Rules of Golf
The Official Guide to the Rules of Golf (includes Interpretations, Committee Procedures, and the Modified Rules for Players with Disabilities)
The Player's Edition is a shortened version of the Rules written specifically for golfers. The Full Rules and the Official Guide are designed for referees and tournament administrators, and are available after enabling Expert Mode within app Settings.

Additional resources on the 2019 Rules, including videos, practice quizzes, etc.) are available at

If you need access to the 2018 Rules (effective through 12/31/2018), you can download our previous app from the app store or visit

Check back later this year for additional features to be released!

Have any questions? Feel free to reach out to us anytime at or 908-326-1850.

Features include:

The only Rules of Golf app approved by the USGA
Every Rule, Definition and Interpretation available instantly
Simple, fast, and intuitive navigation
Powerful search tool to quickly locate information on any Rules topic
All definition and Rule number references within the Rules are hyperlinks (tap to navigate there)
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What's New

Minor enhancements and bug fixes
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Additional Information

October 15, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
4.4 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
United States Golf Association, USGA
United States Golf Association PO Box 708 77 Liberty Corner Road Far Hills, NJ 07931-0708
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