The R&A has announced a major set of proposed changes to the Rules of Golf. These include many substantive changes and how the Rules are written and presented.
All the information about the modernisation of the Rules is on www.rules.golf
The proposed new Rules are in Draft from only. The current Rules of Golf will continue to apply in their entirety until the new Rules take effect in 2019.
Anyone interested in offering feedback can submit their views via the website.