• Learn the Basic Rules and Etiquette

    Get qualified and enjoy your game even more

  • Fully Illustrated

    Simple and clear diagrams to aid your understanding

  • Take the R&A Level 1 Exam

    See how much you have learned and receive an official R&A Certificate

  • Learn from the Pros

    Watch and learn from Professional tour events

  • Learn, Understand, Test Yourself & Enjoy

    Why not give the Rules Academy a go!

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  • Access all learning material for free
  • Exclusive video content
  • Optional R&A Level 1 Exam on completion of the course
  • View your ranking on the annual or monthly Leaderboards
  • Get the Official R&A Newsletter
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How it Works


Learn at your own pace

When you want, how you want, wherever you want



Benchmark your performance with others at home and abroad


Official Certificate

Receive an official R&A certificate if you decide to take the Exam

Rules Academy Overview

Want to know more about the Rules Academy? Watch this short video to get a better idea of what is involved.

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Choose your Trainer

Choose either Padraig Harrington or Suzann Petersen to mentor you through the Rules Academy process.

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The Leaderboard

Think you know the Rules? Take the R&A Level 1 Exam and cement your place on the monthly or annual leaderboard. See how you compare against others from home and abroad.

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