R&A Media Release

10 years on: R&A celebrates the life of Seve

10 years on: R&A celebrates the life of Seve

The R&A will celebrate the life of the great Severiano Ballesteros with a trio of unique tributes to the three-time Champion Golfer on the 10-year anniversary of his passing. 6 May 2021
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews announces new captain

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews announces new captain

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that Peter Forster will serve as Captain in 2021/22. 5 May 2021
Update to fans of the AIG Women's Open

Update to fans of the AIG Women's Open

The R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers has today issued a message to fans to update them on plans for the AIG Women’s Open 24 Mar 2021
Revised format for Open qualifying

Revised format for Open qualifying

The R&A has announced that a revised format will be used in Regional and Final Qualifying for The 149th Open at Royal St George’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 11 Mar 2021
New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

The R&A is launching a new video series which has been created for junior golfers to learn about the Rules of Golf and improve their enjoyment of the sport by understanding how to apply them on the course. 4 Feb 2021
The R&A appoints Modest! Golf

The R&A appoints Modest! Golf

The R&A has appointed Modest! Golf to work on designing and developing a series of future grassroots programmes aimed at inspiring more young people into golf and retain them within the sport. 28 Jan 2021
R&A confirms rescheduling for Amateur Championships

R&A confirms rescheduling for Amateur Championships

The R&A has announced a revised schedule for its amateur championships and international matches in 2021. 18 Dec 2020
Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

The R&A today confirmed that The 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool from July 16-23, 2023 and The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from July 14-21, 2024. 8 Dec 2020
GB&I squads revealed for Vagliano Trophy, Walker & Curtis Cups

GB&I squads revealed for Vagliano Trophy, Walker & Curtis Cups

The R&A has selected two squads of Great Britain and Ireland players ahead of next year’s Walker Cup and Curtis Cup matches against the United States of America and the Vagliano Trophy match against the Continent of Europe. 4 Dec 2020
Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific rescheduled

Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific rescheduled

The Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship has been rescheduled to 30 September – 3 October 2021 due to the continuing uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 29 Oct 2020
R&A announces four new honorary members

R&A announces four new honorary members

Four of golf’s great champions have accepted invitations to become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. 28 Sep 2020
Joe Long wins Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale

Joe Long wins Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale

Joe Long savoured success at Royal Birkdale to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 31 Aug 2020
The Amateur Championship Final: An all-England 'Joe-down'

The Amateur Championship Final: An all-England 'Joe-down'

It will be an all Joe affair at The 125th Amateur Championship as the English duo of Joe Harvey and Joe Long are set for a showdown in the 36-hole final at Royal Birkdale. 30 Aug 2020
Aline Krauter wins The Women's Amateur Championship

Aline Krauter wins The Women's Amateur Championship

Germany’s Aline Krauter held her nerve to claim the biggest title of her short career ... The 117th Women’s Amateur Championship at England's West Lancashire GC. 30 Aug 2020
Toy’s Women’s Amateur Championship title defence on track

Toy’s Women’s Amateur Championship title defence on track

England’s Emily Toy maintained her bid to successfully defend the Women’s Amateur Championship after reaching the last-16 at West Lancashire. 28 Aug 2020
Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

England’s Benjamin Schmidt, the top ranked player in the field, has comfortably advanced in his quest to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 28 Aug 2020
Quintet top qualifying at The Women’s Amateur Championship

Quintet top qualifying at The Women’s Amateur Championship

Five players finished under par to lead stroke play qualifying at the 117th Women’s Amateur Championship at West Lancashire. 27 Aug 2020
Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Scotland’s Ruben Lindsay claimed the top spot in stroke play qualifying at The 125th Amateur Championship in England. 27 Aug 2020
Peerless Popov wins AIG Women’s Open

Peerless Popov wins AIG Women’s Open

Germany’s Sophia Popov claimed a magnificent first major title as she held off international challengers to win the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. 24 Aug 2020
Davies delight ahead of Royal Troon tee time

Davies delight ahead of Royal Troon tee time

Dame Laura Davies is relishing the opportunity to strike the opening tee shot at Royal Troon and mark her historic 40th appearance at the AIG Women's Open. 20 Aug 2020
World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by announcing five world-class venues for championships being played from 2021 to 2025. 20 Aug 2020