Press Release: New Golf Rules 2019



Press Release


Zurich/Boston/Munich, 21.09.2018


Golf Rules Quick Reference 2019


As of 2019, new golf rules apply worldwide. It is the most major revision of the rules for more than 30 years. Every golfer now has to familiarize themselves with the extensive changes and get a new rules book for their golf bag.


The Swiss author Yves C. Ton-That, with his “Golf Rules Quick Reference” pocketbook, has been a leader in this field for many years. The multi award-winning guide contains the solutions to all the rules issues that commonly occur on the golf course and, with more than 1.5 million copies sold, it is the world’s best-selling golf book. It is no surprise that the book is also recommended by golf associations.


The completely revised new edition with the rules valid from 2019 has just been published and, like the previous version, it delivers what its title promises. “Golf Rules Quick Reference” explains the rules in a short, concise and easy-to-understand way. A new addition is the brief summary of the most important rules changes on the book’s opening pages that can be used to quickly gain an overall picture in order to benefit from all the new relief procedures.


The book is designed for use on the course and therefore has a practical pocket-sized format, water-repellent paper and a protective cover. As each rules case is illustrated, the right solution can be found at a glance and the rules are explained in easy-to-understand language on the basis of specific golfing situations. A particularly practical feature is that it is divided by index tabs that correspond to an actual round of golf ? Tee, Fairway & rough, Bunker etc. Finding the right solution is therefore extremely easy.


To sum it up, “Golf Rules Quick Reference” is the ideal companion on the course and belongs in every golf bag.


Available at, from good golf shops or book stores.


“Golf Rules Quick Reference 2019 – A practical guide for use on the course” by Yves C. Ton-That, ISBN 978-3-906852-15-7, 52 pages, 180+ illustrations, spiral-bound, US$/EUR 14.95, Artigo Publishing International