19-21 March 2014, St Andrews – FULLY SUBSCRIBED
The R&A & Scottish Golf level 2 Rules School will be hosted by qualified instructors from the R&A, SGU and SLGA, all with experience of refereeing at some of the world’s most elite amateur and professional tournaments.
This 3-day course seeks to develop and enhance your knowledge by guiding you through Rules 1-28 and outlines the importance of the defined terms used in the rule book.
The course is open to golf club officials and members of an affiliated golf club within GB&I, whether you’re an expert golfer or a complete novice it is important to have a good understanding of both the rules and etiquette of golf. This course will provide an insight into the rules by using practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions and interactive DVD presentations.
The course will be held in the Tom Morris Building at the St Andrews Links Practice Centre. It will comprise both of seminars and practical demonstrations covering the fundamentals of match and stroke play. These will include: playing the ball as it lies, dealing with relief situations, water hazards, ground under repair, obstructions, balls lost or out of bounds.
A starter pack will be issued to all successful candidates, which will include a copy of the newly released publication, Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2014/2015, and practice papers to help with your preparation.
The course is priced at £165 and includes all refreshments and lunches during the course.
Spaces on the course are limited to 40 and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Interested parties are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made by downloading and and returning an application form.
A preferred room rate has been secured at Greyfriars Hotel and can be booked direct on 01334 474906 quoting ‘SGU RS’. Rates are £60 B&B single occupancy. Alternatively, the Ardgowan Hotel can be booked direct on 01334 472970 quoting ‘SGU Rules Course’. Rates from £81 single occupancy per night, both subject to availability.
For further information please contact the SGU Events Department on 01334 466477.