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January 21, 2023

Learning the rules of golf can be fun – with comic strips instead of dreary text.

As of 2023, new golf rules apply worldwide. Every golfer should now familiarize themselves with the changes and refresh their rules knowledge. Because everything is easier with a smile on your face, two experienced rules officials have taken a new approach.

In 80 cartoons, the authors Yves Ton-That and Michael Weinhaus explain all the official rules from 1-24 in an amusing and straightforward way. Under each cartoon, the reader can find a rules question with an easy-to-understand answer, thus making learning the rules a pleasure.

· How many clubs are allowed?

· May I remove leaves and stones from a bunker?

· What should I do if a dog runs off with my ball?

· How many strokes count if I double-hit?

This book provides the answers to these questions and many, many more. Join the two main characters, Tom and Chip, as they stumble from one predicament to the next. The book is for both adults and juniors. With the rules valid from January 1, 2023. Tom and Chip make learning the rules of golf fun!

“Golf Rules Cartoons with Tom & Chip” by Yves C. Ton-That and Michael Weinhaus, 96 pages, 80 cartoons, full-color illustrations, hardcover, 6.7 x 9.6 in, Artigo Publishing International, ISBN 978-3-906852-36-2, USD 29.90

Available at, from good golf shops or bookstores.

About the authors

Yves C. Ton-That has been a rules official for more than 25 years. He has written eleven books on golf which have been translated into more than 20 languages. His “Golf Rules Quick Reference” is an award winner, and, with more than 2.5 million copies sold, it is the best-selling golf book in the world. He lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland.

Michael Weinhaus is a USGA Rules of Golf Expert with more than two decades of refereeing experience. He has co-authored in excess of 2000 questions for a rules quiz and is a former PGA of America Executive Director Gateway Section. He lives and works in St. Louis, Missouri USA.