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Asia-Pacific Amateur heads to Dubai

Asia-Pacific Amateur heads to Dubai

The Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation, the Masters Tournament and The R&A today announced that the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship is set to be held November 3-6 at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club in Dubai. 28 Jul 2021
Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Golf is an easy game to fall in love with. The pursuit of a purely struck shot; the ability of all to compete on a level playing field; the joy of a walk outdoors with friends. It has a lot to recommend it. 21 Jul 2021
The Open: Lowry returns “straightened” Claret Jug

The Open: Lowry returns “straightened” Claret Jug

Shane Lowry climbed out of his Mercedes-Benz courtesy car to dutifully return the Claret Jug to the R&A at Royal St. George’s, but not before he had taken it to a silversmith’s to be straightened. 13 Jul 2021
The R&A World Golf Museum opens following redevelopment

The R&A World Golf Museum opens following redevelopment

From today, The R&A is pleased to welcome visitors to The R&A World Golf Museum, in St Andrews, which has undergone an extensive redevelopment. 22 Jun 2021
Shepherd completes astonishing comeback to win The Amateur

Shepherd completes astonishing comeback to win The Amateur

Laird Shepherd produced one of the greatest ever comebacks to win The 126th Amateur Championship in emotional scenes at Nairn. 20 Jun 2021
The Open to welcome up to 32,000 fans per day

The Open to welcome up to 32,000 fans per day

Following the UK Government’s announcement to delay the planned easing of restrictions, we are now actively working with the government and public health authorities, including those in Kent, in the next phase of the Events Research Programme, which will enable a number of events to take place with higher capacities than the current Step 3 guidance. 20 Jun 2021
English duo to battle for The Amateur crown

English duo to battle for The Amateur crown

Laird Shepherd and Monty Scowsill will contest an all-England match in tomorrow’s Final of The 126th Amateur Championship at Nairn in Scotland. 19 Jun 2021
Scott keeps title dream alive at The Amateur

Scott keeps title dream alive at The Amateur

Nairn member Calum Scott came through extra holes on two occasions to secure his spot in the quarter-finals of The 126th Amateur Championship. 18 Jun 2021
Huggan: British Amateur farce

Huggan: British Amateur farce

Not every golfing eye is on Torrey Pines and the US Open this week – 5,100 miles from San Diego, another major championship is taking place. 17 Jun 2021
Clark sets course record to lead Amateur qualifiers

Clark sets course record to lead Amateur qualifiers

Matthew Clark fired a course record 62 to finish top of the leaderboard after two rounds of stroke-play qualifying in The 126th Amateur Championship at Nairn. 16 Jun 2021
Louise Duncan wins Women's Amateur

Louise Duncan wins Women's Amateur

Scotland’s Louise Duncan played impressive golf to record a dominant victory in The 118th Women’s Amateur Championship at Kilmarnock (Barassie). 15 Jun 2021
Fuller & Darling set up quarter-final match at Women's Amateur

Fuller & Darling set up quarter-final match at Women's Amateur

Annabell Fuller, the highest ranked player in The 119th Women’s Amateur Championship, has kept her dream alive by advancing through to the quarter-finals at Kilmarnock (Barassie) where she will meet Hannah Darling, who played 40 holes today. 11 Jun 2021
Donegan eliminates leading qualifier at Women's Amateur

Donegan eliminates leading qualifier at Women's Amateur

Ireland’s Aine Donegan eliminated Ragnhildur Kristinsdóttir, the leading qualifier, on her way through to the last-32 in The 118th Women’s Amateur Championship at Kilmarnock (Barassie). 10 Jun 2021
Iceland's Kristinsdóttir tops Women's Amateur stroke play

Iceland's Kristinsdóttir tops Women's Amateur stroke play

Iceland’s Ragnhildur Kristinsdóttir recorded the lowest round of the week to finish as the leading qualifier for the match play stage of The 118th Women’s Amateur Championship at Kilmarnock (Barassie). 9 Jun 2021
Amateur Championships to be digitally broadcast live

Amateur Championships to be digitally broadcast live

The R&A will digitally broadcast the finals of its men’s and women’s amateur championships live to fans for the very first time in the history of the prestigious events. 7 Jun 2021
The R&A launches sustainable agronomy service in Asia-Pacific

The R&A launches sustainable agronomy service in Asia-Pacific

As part of its commitment to delivering a sustainable future for golf The R&A has launched an innovative new agronomy service in Asia-Pacific. 26 May 2021
R&A hopeful of crowds at The Open

R&A hopeful of crowds at The Open

This year's Open Championship could be played out in front of "significant numbers" of spectators, say the R&A. 12 May 2021
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
The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

In the world of golf administration there is no more important role than Chief Executive of the R&A. 1 Apr 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