Amateur Status

The USGA and The R&A in St. Andrews, Scotland have interpreted the Rules of Amateur Status along with the Rules of Golf. The two have defined the rules by which amateur players should play this game. The Mississippi Golf Association hosts championships for the Amateur Golfer. For more information on reinstatement as an amateur golfer, please click here for the USGA Amateur Status Application. The latest version went into effect January 1, 2012, the next revision taking effect January 1, 2016.