Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

Notable changes for the 2017 Tournament Season are:

  • Allowance of caddies to wear softspikes (was inconsistently referre to in past policies)
  • Provision of shorts for PGA members and apprentices, allows male competitors to wear shorts in Asst/Sr and Regular Stroke Play events with pre-approval from the host facility
  • Approval of refunds being allowable if agreed upon by the Tournament Chair, Tournament Director and Executive Director
  • Approval of additional Tier of Player of the Year Points
  • Approval of a modified formula for purse payouts
  • A provision that Player of the Year points for National Championships will be "paid out" immediately if the National Championship occurs prior to the Special Awards Ceremony, and that the TC will determine on a case-by-case basis when those points will be allocated in the case of the National Championship occurring after the Special Award Ceremony

2017 Illinois PGA Rules and Regulations