Posts tagged with: "Lexi Thompson"

The Call-In Hall Of Fame

The Call-In Hall Of Fame

The message to TV viewers is loud and clear: Stop calling. Stop e-mailing. Stop texting. Call-ins will no longer be accepted. This comes as welcome news to golf fans who have grown weary of tournament outcomes being decided away from the course. It is an appropriate time to reflect on…

QUICK TAKE: Equality The Topic At Scottish Forum View More
Golf needs more Lexi Thompson-type role models, said Beth Allen. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)

QUICK TAKE: Equality The Topic At Scottish Forum

TROON, SCOTLAND | Ruth Davidson, the main guest at a forum ahead of Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open where gender was on the agenda, was every bit as outspoken as you would expect about the need for equality in sport. Not only that, but the leader of the Scottish…

QUICK TAKE: Bedminster Far From Beastly View More
So Yeon Ryu is one of the many players who went low in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open. (Photo Credit: Eric Sucar, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Bedminster Far From Beastly

BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY | The talk all week at the U.S. Women’s Open has been about how un-U.S.-Open like the golf course is playing. Much like Erin Hills, the USGA chose to forgo the “massacre” model and give players a course where driver could come out of the bag and…

LISTEN: Rules of Golf Change a Significant Step Forward View More
The Rules of Golf aren't normally quick to change, but the USGA and R&A didn't take long to make a significant move. (Photo Credit: Charles LeClaire, USA Today Sports)

LISTEN: Rules of Golf Change a Significant Step Forward

In episode 15 of the PostCast, Global Golf Post LPGA insider Steve Eubanks joins co-hosts Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein to discuss two new standards in the Rules of Golf that will limit the use of video and potentially stem the tide on future viewer call-ins. Eubanks spoke with the…

NEWS: Immediate Rules Change Limits Video Review View More
Television replays played a role in recent women's majors, affecting Lexi Thompson (left) and Anna Nordqvist. A rules change will make this less likely moving forward.

NEWS: Immediate Rules Change Limits Video Review

Today, with what only can be called lightning speed, the USGA and R&A changed the Rules of Golf by enacting a decision intended to limit the use of video review and, the game’s governing bodies hope, stem the tide of rulings prompted by viewers calling in infractions. The change goes…