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QUICK TAKE: Prescription For UK Clubs Seems A Little Too Simple View More
“A significant growth opportunity” exists for the game in the UK if it can attract more women, girls and families into playing the sport more often, says the R&A.

QUICK TAKE: Prescription For UK Clubs Seems A Little Too Simple

It is women and children first in the R&A’s latest bid to grow the game of golf. In the opinion of Martin Slumbers, the R&A’s chief executive, “a significant growth opportunity” exists for the game in the UK if it can attract more women, girls and families into playing the…

With Spotlight On Scotland, Here Comes Ryder Cup

It has been an enormous week in Scotland. And another one is on the way. It began with the announcement that members of the Royal and Ancient had voted overwhelmingly – 85 percent in favor – to accept female members, ending centuries of male-only membership. It may have been decades…

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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…