USGA, R&A plan joint rules announcement

Monday, November 18, 2013

The U.S. Golf Association and the R&A plan a joint announcement regarding the Rules of Golf.

Their statement is set for Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 8:30 a.m. EST. Check back with Golfweek.com for the news when it's released.

Committees from the USGA and R&A meet several times each year, according to the USGA's website. A Joint Rules Committee, formed by representatives from both associations as well as one from the Royal Canadian Golf Association, meets twice a year.

In even-numbered years, the Decisions on the Rules of Golf is revised, while in leap years the Rules of Golf are revised.