LPGA-USGA Rules

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Rules and Guidelines

  • Girls Golf is open to all girls ages 7 through 17 years of age.
  • All girls must wear neatly pressed shirts and shorts or pants.
  • Shorts must be mid-thigh length.
  • No blue jeans or denim.
  • No tee shirts or cut off shorts.
  • Girls must always follow the LPGA-USGA code of ethics.

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Code of Ethics

  • Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  • Replace divots.
  • Rake bunkers and repair ball marks so you leave the course better than you found it.
  • Club throwing, swearing, cheating, littering or smoking are not acceptable.
  • Always thank the host professional.
  • Have fun and smile.

Levels of Play

Level I     
Clinic Division, very little or no on-course experience

Level II     
Has had basic instruction in full swing, short game, putting, rules and etiquette - Prepared for the course.

  • Will play 9 holes from flags placed approximately 125 yards from the green or closer on par 3s.

Level III     
Can play 9 holes, averaging between 65-75 strokes on a regulation course.

  • Will play 9 holes from approximately 125 yards in front of forward tees (less on par 3s).

Level IV     
Can play 9 holes, averaging between 55 – 64 strokes on a regulation course.

  • Will play 9 holes from forward tees

Level V     
Plays 18 holes, averaging 110 strokes or better on a regulation course.

  • Will play 18 holes from forward tees.

 

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