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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
Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

The 2020 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) and Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships (AAC) have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 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
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
Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Morri: Is Bryson's 'bash-for-cash' pro golf's future?

Do we want golf to become another ‘bash’ game? The appeal of golf, to me at least, has always been that it isn’t a ‘bash’ game. 22 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
Q&A: TaylorMade CEO David Abeles

Q&A: TaylorMade CEO David Abeles

Ever wondered what it is like to run one of the biggest golf companies in the world? Or how Tiger Woods’ contract works? Or even, where a golf CEO sits in the distance debate? 21 Apr 2020
Senior Open could happen later in year

Senior Open could happen later in year

The Senior Open was postponed on Tuesday amid the coronavirus outbreak, with organisers still hoping the last senior major of the year can be played in 2020. 15 Apr 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 ponders Open Championship postponement

R&A ponders Open Championship postponement

The Open Championship could become the latest major sporting event to be postponed because of the coronavirus crisis, but a final decision has not yet been taken, organisers say. 3 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
The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The R&A chief sits down to talk about the biggest issues facing golf, from grass roots participation numbers to the distance debate, gender equality, slow play and the Home of Golf, St Andrews. 11 Mar 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
MORRI: PGA Tour’s laundry list of drama

MORRI: PGA Tour’s laundry list of drama

There was a time in the not too distant past when the job of PGA Tour Commissioner was one of the most sought after in golf. That might be a tougher sell early in 2020. 24 Feb 2020
Woods mulls rules split for pros & amateurs

Woods mulls rules split for pros & amateurs

Tiger Woods has given his strongest endorsement yet that professional and amateur golfers should use different equipment, in the wake of a distance report by the game's governing bodies. 12 Feb 2020
Morri: Honesty needed in distance report debate

Morri: Honesty needed in distance report debate

Complex issues and social media will never be happy bedfellows. 10 Feb 2020
Johnson & Mickelson dismiss distance report

Johnson & Mickelson dismiss distance report

Golf's governing bodies have released a report asserting it is time to rein in the increasing distances players are hitting the ball but one of the game's biggest hitters did not even read it. 6 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
Governing bodies say time to rein in distances

Governing bodies say time to rein in distances

Golf's ruling bodies say it is time to rein in the increasing distances players are hitting the ball, a trend they assert is detrimental to the game. 5 Feb 2020