R&A Media Release

AIG extends its support of renamed Women's Open

AIG extends its support of renamed Women's Open

AIG has today announced its continued commitment to women’s golf by extending its title partnership of the AIG Women’s Open by two years, to 2025. 23 Jul 2020
New dates for the 41st Curtis Cup in 2021

New dates for the 41st Curtis Cup in 2021

The R&A and the USGA have agreed that the 41st Curtis Cup between Great Britain and Ireland and the United States of America will now be played at Conwy from 26-28 August 2021. 16 Jul 2020
R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. 15 Jul 2020
Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

The R&A confirmed today that it intends to play the AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon from 20-23 August without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original championship following the cancellation of The Open this year. 7 Jul 2020
Update on the R&A’s Amateur championships & international matches

Update on the R&A’s Amateur championships & international matches

The R&A has updated its plans for its 2020 amateur championships and international matches. 24 Jun 2020
R&A launches COVID-19 Support Fund

R&A launches COVID-19 Support Fund

The R&A has launched a £7 million funding package, The R&A COVID-19 Support Fund, to help golf deal with the impact of the pandemic. 19 May 2020
R&A announces Clive Edginton will continue as Captain

R&A announces Clive Edginton will continue as Captain

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that Clive Edginton will continue as Captain for 2020/21. 7 May 2020
Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021. 7 Apr 2020
R&A statement on Curtis Cup, Amateur Championship and Women’s Amateur Championship

R&A statement on Curtis Cup, Amateur Championship and Women’s Amateur Championship

Following advice provided by the UK Government, health authorities and our own medical consultants in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed the amateur championships and international match due to be played in June. 2 Apr 2020
Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

We are closely monitoring the constantly-moving situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and carefully following the advice issued to us by the UK Government, relevant health authorities and our medical consultants. 20 Mar 2020
Lee, Dahmen & Mitchell qualify for 149th Open

Lee, Dahmen & Mitchell qualify for 149th Open

Danny Lee, Joel Dahmen and Keith Mitchell have secured their places in The 149th Open after qualifying at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard. 9 Mar 2020
Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from 16-23 July 2023. 26 Feb 2020
Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship rescheduled

Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship rescheduled

The Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship has been rescheduled to take place from October 7-10, 2020 at the Siam Country Club Waterside, Pattaya, Thailand. 25 Feb 2020
Chinese Taipei sisters primed for WAAP

Chinese Taipei sisters primed for WAAP

Yu-Chiang Hou and Yu-Sang Hou, sisters from Chinese Taipei, will tee it up in the third edition of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship (WAAP) from February 12-15 at the Siam Country Club Waterside in Pattaya, Thailand. 6 Feb 2020
Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Matt Jones, Aaron Pike and World No.1 amateur Takumi Kanaya have secured their places in The 149th Open Championship after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. 8 Dec 2019
The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A today unveiled a new Women in Golf Charter as part of the organisation’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry. 30 May 2018
R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and the United States Golf Association have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented from January 1, 2019. 13 Mar 2018