USGA and R&A Announce Rules Changes for 2008

USGA LogoSeveral new rules changes were agreed upon by the United States Golf Association and the R&A Rules Limited and will be implemented effective January 1, 2008. In addition to some rules that will be less penalizing to players, there are also clarifications to a few definitions as well as amendments to the rules on equipment regarding golf clubhead dimension, moment of inertia and spring effect to name a few. For a review of these changes and to download the 2008 Rules of Golf in PDF format click the following link: