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Report: USGA and R&A Considering Rules Overhaul View More
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Report: USGA and R&A Considering Rules Overhaul

The USGA and R&A are contemplating a significant overhaul to the Rules of Golf in an effort to make them easier for golfers to understand, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. “This is just a chance to reset,” USGA chief executive Mike Davis told the Journal. “The idea is if…

USGA and R&A Release Driving Distance Report View More
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USGA and R&A Release Driving Distance Report

The ruling bodies of golf keep a close eye on how far players are hitting the ball, in part because of criticism that the USGA and R&A let technology get away from them in the 1990s and early 2000s, and, in part, to provide guidance to owners and operators about…

Reaction to R&A Barring Muirfield as Open Championship Venue

Reaction to R&A Barring Muirfield as Open Championship Venue

Following the R&A’s decision to not allow Muirfield Golf Club to host the Open Championship due to its policy of male-only membership, many prominent figures in the golf world — and beyond — have voiced their opinions on Twitter. LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan was appreciative of the R&A’s swift decision…

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A Historic, Welcoming Vote For The Royal And Ancient Golf Club

One vote in Scotland was closely drawn and stirred emotions on both sides of the issue, while another was a runaway victory for progress. On Thursday, the Scots took to the polls to vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom. At stake was the possibility of…