OGA welcomes rules expert Dane Williams

By Ken MacLeod

To be an “expert” on the Rules of Golf, one must score a 90 or better on the USGA’s multiple choice 100-question exam, with each question designed to trip up the inattentive reader and make certain you are thinking the question through on multiple levels.

Oklahoma has been blessed to have many “Experts” on the rules, including Kay Dalke, Harry Rouse, David Thompson, Pat McKamey, Rose Whatley, Gene Mortensen, Robert O. Smith, Ron Ripley and current Oklahoma Golf Association Director of Rules and Competitions Bob Phelps.

Make way for another. Dane Williams, who was promoted from his internship to a full time staffer in charge of all USGA qualifiers in May after completing his classwork at the University of Central Oklahoma, achieved the Expert designation on only his second try, scoring 90 on a recent exam in Dallas.

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