Every four years the two governing bodies in pro golfthe R&A in St. Andrews and the United States Golf Associationcome together to amend and clarify all the basic rules of the game. Pocket-sized to fit in the golf bag, this illustrated and easy-to-follow explanation of golf’s regulations is updated to include all the latest developments for 2008–2012. It elaborates on every point of etiquette and equipmentand gives the answers to such all-important questions as: What is or is not permissible on the putting green? What are the rules concerning a lost ball? Illustrated with almost 100 color photos, this guide is the essential companion to golf.