• Rules of Engagement
    The new Rules of Golf will be here soon, but USGA Members get the chance to join a special Members-only Live Chat to discuss and debate any changes with David Staebler, director of Rules Education. Sign up to be part of this important event.

USGA Rules Expert

Eric Lahman

David Staebler,
Director of Rules Education

David oversees the USGA's Rules of Golf education activities, from developing teaching methods and materials to communicating the Rules of Golf to golfers of all abilities. He oversees and teaches PGA/USGA Rules of Golf workshops and is presently working on the comprehensive online Rules of Golf education platform; the first two phases (the Rules Explained Video Series and the Rules Experience) can be found at www.USGA.org. David works every year at several USGA Championships, overseeing on-course Rules issues, course marking and daily course set-up. He has officiated at the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open, U.S. Senior Open, the Walker Cup and the PGA Championship.

How to Submit a Question

The process for posting your question is simple. Please enter your question. Shortly before the chat goes live at 1:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, August 11, you will be able to log in. The question will be reviewed and, if accepted, you will see it be posted – and answered – on the page. All questions will be reviewed. When a question is accepted, or rejected, you will be free to post another question.