2022 Golf Ontario Provincial Level Rules Webinars







About Golf Ontario Provincial Level Rules of Golf Webinars


Golf Ontario’s Provincial Level Rules of Golf Webinars take an in-depth look at the concepts, procedures and outcomes that are more intuitive and easier to learn in today’s game. The webinars will cover Rules 1 to 20 as well as definitions.  Each session will be approximately 2 hours in length. Participants will be given weekly reading assignments and quiz questions. An emphasis will be placed on solving Rules problems by using the Rules of Golf book.


The Provincial Level Webinars are designed for PGA professionals, individuals with an involvement in tournament administration or individuals that have a desire to become a provincial Referee. Provincial Level certification is required for those participants proceeding to the National Level.




  • Webinar Series 1 (2 Sessions)
    • Tuesdays from 9am to 11am
    • Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


  • Webinar Series 2
    • Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
    • Jan 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31


Registration, Fees, Deadline

The cost of the webinars is $89 + HST and includes the following:

  • 20 Hours of Instruction with a certified National Level Rules of Golf Referee
  • Advanced review of the Rules of Golf, Definitions, Interpretations
  • Full Rules of Golf Book
  • Official Guide to the Rules of Golf Book
  • Provincial Level Examination


Registration is on a first come and first serve basis and is only available online by visiting HERE. The registration deadline for the webinars is January 24th


Webinar Agenda


Click HERE for a tentative agenda of the webinar


Provincial Level Prerequisite


Applicants must have achieved at least 80% on the Level 1 exam in the past 12 months. The Level 1 program is free and is available through the R&A Rules Academy. Certificates must be emailed to jlawrence@gao.ca. PGA of Canada members are not required to have completed the Level 1 program.


Minimum & Maximum Class Size


If there are fewer than 5 participants registered by the registration deadline, Golf Ontario reserves the right to cancel the workshop or transfer participants to another workshop.  If canceled, all applicants will be refunded their application fees.

There will be a maximum of 15 participants per session. If a session becomes full participants will be placed on a waitlist.




All cancellations must be done by emailing jlawrence@gao.ca before January 25th. Your fee will be refunded to your credit card minus a $30.00 plus tax non-refundable processing fee.  The entire workshop fee is non-refundable for anyone cancelling after the deadline.