The current version of the IPPA Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure and Sanctions came into effect on 1 January 2019. This version replaces all previous versions.
The IPPA Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure and Sanctions applies to all participants in competitions and events conducted under the auspices of IPPA.
A “participant” in a IPPA competition or event is someone who has engaged with that competition or event as any of the following: a competitor, a caddie (as defined in the Rules of Golf as approved by R&A Rules Limited), a family member or friend or supporter or associate of a competitor or caddie, a non-playing captain or manager, a team official or support official, a spectator, a person who comments digitally or otherwise in a public domain on an competiton or event or on another Participant of an competition or event, and anyone else considered by IPPA at its absolute discretion to be a Participant.
The IPPA Code of Conduct is a guideline that participants are expected to follow while participating in our competitions and events, including practice rounds.