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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
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
Morri: Distance and golf’s footprint issue

Morri: Distance and golf’s footprint issue

The potential for changes to equipment will understandably grab the limelight in discussions about the Distance Insights Report but it is elsewhere within the study that the most important work is being done. 15 Feb 2021
Wary R&A plans for Open Championship

Wary R&A plans for Open Championship

Open Championship organisers are cautiously optimistic golf's oldest major will go ahead at Royal St George's in July. 11 Feb 2021
McIlroy slams proposed golf rule changes

McIlroy slams proposed golf rule changes

Rory McIlroy has criticised golf's lawmakers for considering changes to equipment that would tame the power of the game's big hitters, saying the campaign is "a huge waste of time and money". 5 Feb 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
DeChambeau flattered by equipment changes

DeChambeau flattered by equipment changes

Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau reckons that he has no issues with potential changes to golfing equipment rules – and cannot help but feel just a little flattered by the fact that they could stop him using a 48-inch driver in the future. 4 Feb 2021
Acushnet responds to USGA/R&A announcement

Acushnet responds to USGA/R&A announcement

The USGA and R&A announced overnight a number of research topics and proposed changes to equipment standards following the collective Distance Insights project released last year. 3 Feb 2021
The Open to be played with or without fans

The Open to be played with or without fans

The Open Championship will be played in 2021, even if there won't be spectators. 3 Feb 2021
Governing bodies ponder reining in big hitters

Governing bodies ponder reining in big hitters

Golf's lawmakers are considering changes to equipment and the implementation of 'local rules' in an attempt to tame the power of the game's massive hitters. 3 Feb 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
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
Nicklaus expects big-hitting restrictions

Nicklaus expects big-hitting restrictions

Jack Nicklaus thinks that golf's rulers are close to restricting how far the ball can travel as the game's long-running distance debate rumbles on. 13 Nov 2020
Scott foresees DeChambeau-driven ban

Scott foresees DeChambeau-driven ban

Adam Scott suspects golf officials could react with rule changes if Bryson DeChambeau backs up his US Open demolition at Augusta National this week. 10 Nov 2020
Huggan: Wasted talent

Huggan: Wasted talent

Whenever I bang on about the increasingly one-dimensional nature of the play at (male) golf’s elite level, I have first to make myself clear. 4 Nov 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
Opinion: Could Bryson cause unexpected rule change?

Opinion: Could Bryson cause unexpected rule change?

There has been plenty of talk since Bryson DeChambeau’s maiden major win about how the American is changing the game. 23 Sep 2020
DeChambeau ups distance debate in US Open win

DeChambeau ups distance debate in US Open win

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection on the US Open trophy. 21 Sep 2020