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Aussie Bennett advances at Women’s Amateur

Aussie Bennett advances at Women’s Amateur

New South Wales gun Kelsey Bennett has moved into the next round of match play at the Women’s Amateur. 23 Jun 2022
Gareth Bale joins R&A drive for golfers

Gareth Bale joins R&A drive for golfers

Superstar footballer Gareth Bale has agreed to become a global ambassador for The R&A in support of its activities to inspire new audiences around the world into playing golf. 1 Feb 2022
Prince Andrew gives up R&A membership

Prince Andrew gives up R&A membership

Britain's Prince Andrew has given up his honorary membership of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, one of the world's most prestigious golf clubs, as he fights allegations of sexual abuse that have forced him to retreat from public life. 30 Jan 2022
Record numbers now playing golf worldwide

Record numbers now playing golf worldwide

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. 15 Dec 2021
Locals eager to learn at Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship

Locals eager to learn at Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship

A four-member team has been named by the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) to represent United Arab Emirates, the host nation, in the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship when it is held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club from November 10-13. 28 Oct 2021
USGA and R&A modernise amateur status rules

USGA and R&A modernise amateur status rules

The USGA and The R&A have announced proposals for significant changes to the Rules of Amateur Status that govern the game worldwide. 23 Feb 2021
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