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R&A and USGA further limit use of green-reading materials

R&A and USGA further limit use of green-reading materials

Golf’s governing bodies have made available a Model Local Rule (MLR) to further limit the use of Green-Reading Materials. 2 Dec 2021
Morri: Much more to golf than distance

Morri: Much more to golf than distance

It’s been a while since we talked distance in this digital space but given the topic is never far from the surface (no matter which side of the debate you’re on) let’s give it another whirl this week. 22 Nov 2021
Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s new Rules of Amateur Status have been published by The R&A and the USGA ahead of coming into effect on January 1, 2022. 27 Oct 2021
Does this deserve a free drop?

Does this deserve a free drop?

It is a debate that flares every now and then ... should a player be able to get relief from a divot? Here are two sides of the debate for you to consider. 19 Oct 2021
Mickelson upset at new club length limit

Mickelson upset at new club length limit

Phil Mickelson has hit out at the 'amateurs' governing the game and called a new 46-inch restriction on club length 'stupid'. 13 Oct 2021
R&A & USGA announce new model local rule limiting club length

R&A & USGA announce new model local rule limiting club length

The R&A and the USGA have announced that a new Model Local Rule (MLR G-10) will be available beginning on January 1 2022 to provide those running professional or elite amateur golf competitions with the option of limiting the maximum length of a golf club (excluding putters) to 46 inches. 13 Oct 2021
Ireland secures dramatic R&A Men’s Home Internationals win

Ireland secures dramatic R&A Men’s Home Internationals win

Ireland won the R&A Men’s Home Internationals for the first time since 2017 after John Carroll’s side pipped Scotland to the title by half a point in a dramatic conclusion to the round-robin tournament at Hankley Common. 20 Sep 2021
The Open to return to Royal Portrush

The Open to return to Royal Portrush

The Open is set to make a triumphant return to Royal Portrush in 2025, marking an exciting new chapter in the history of golf’s original championship and providing another outstanding showcase for golf in Northern Ireland. 9 Sep 2021
USA completes comeback Curtis Cup win

USA completes comeback Curtis Cup win

The USA completed an impressive comeback to win the 41st Curtis Cup Match with a dominant final day singles performance at Conwy Golf Club in Wales. 30 Aug 2021
GB&I make strong Curtis Cup start

GB&I make strong Curtis Cup start

Great Britain and Ireland made a strong start on the opening day of the 41st Curtis Cup match at Conwy Golf Club in Wales taking a 4½ – 1½ lead over the USA. 27 Aug 2021
AIG Women’s Open eliminate single-use plastic water bottles

AIG Women’s Open eliminate single-use plastic water bottles

The R&A, Mastercard and adidas are partnering to launch the Open Water Project at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie. 19 Aug 2021
Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Keita Nakajima of Japan has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the leading men’s player in the 2021 World Amateur Golf Ranking. 19 Aug 2021
AIG Women’s Open sets a new benchmark with record prize fund

AIG Women’s Open sets a new benchmark with record prize fund

The AIG Women’s Open has set a new benchmark for prize money in women’s golf with the announcement that the prize fund for this year’s championship will increase by $1.3 million to $5.8 million with the winner earning $870,000. 19 Aug 2021
Bigham best of the Boys at Royal Cinque Ports

Bigham best of the Boys at Royal Cinque Ports

Jack Bigham defeated Riccardo Fantinelli on the first extra hole to win the final of the 94th R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports. 16 Aug 2021
Delight for Darling again at Girls' Amateur

Delight for Darling again at Girls' Amateur

Hannah Darling fought off a late comeback bid from Beth Coulter to continue her dream summer and win the R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship at Fulford. 16 Aug 2021
Top ranked Hill among match play winners at Boy’s Amateur

Top ranked Hill among match play winners at Boy’s Amateur

Leading qualifier Jack Bigham is safely through to the second round of match play in the R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports. 13 Aug 2021
Fulford rematch in the offing at Girls’ Amateur

Fulford rematch in the offing at Girls’ Amateur

Beth Coulter and Hannah Darling remained on course for another duel at Fulford after progressing to the quarterfinals of the R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship. 13 Aug 2021
Bigham leads R&A Boys’ Amateur at Royal Cinque Ports

Bigham leads R&A Boys’ Amateur at Royal Cinque Ports

Jack Bigham of England led the qualifiers into the match play stages of the R&A Boys’ Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports as 144 players became 64 at the end of the second round of strokeplay qualifying. 12 Aug 2021
AIG Women’s Open celebrates 20 years since Se Ri Pak shone at Sunningdale

AIG Women’s Open celebrates 20 years since Se Ri Pak shone at Sunningdale

Exactly 20 years have passed since Se Ri Pak made history as the first South Korean winner of the AIG Women’s Open, sparking an incredible period of success for Asia with ten further champions since the historic moment for the championship. 12 Aug 2021
Rose Zhang earns second Mark H McCormack Medal

Rose Zhang earns second Mark H McCormack Medal

Rose Zhang of the United States of America has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the leading female player in the 2021 World Amateur Golf Ranking. This is her second straight McCormack Medal, having also received the honour last October. 12 Aug 2021
Gourley leads qualifiers in R&A Girls’ Amateur

Gourley leads qualifiers in R&A Girls’ Amateur

Rachel Gourley maintained her position at the top to lead strokeplay qualifying at the R&A Girls’ Amateur Championship at Fulford. 12 Aug 2021