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World Handicap System to Roll Out in 2020

World Handicap System to Roll Out in 2020

The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched in January 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. 5 Nov 2019
Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Do you ever wonder what golf will look like 50 or 100 years from now? Not the clubs and balls and gadgets, but the game itself? 23 Oct 2019
PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

Several players were deemed to be using non-conforming drivers at last week's Safeway Open in California as the new PGA Tour testing procedure swung into full gear, Reuters has learned. 30 Sep 2019
Local hero Yuxin Lin reclaims AAC

Local hero Yuxin Lin reclaims AAC

China’s Yuxin Lin brought immense cheers to his home fans when he birdied the par-5 18th twice in a playoff to beat defending champion and World No.1 Takumi Kanaya and become the second two-time winner of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC). 29 Sep 2019
AAC: Late birdies preserve Aussie Windred’s lead

AAC: Late birdies preserve Aussie Windred’s lead

A gutsy birdie-birdie finish has helped Blake Windred preserve his overnight lead at the 2019 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship as the weekend beckons in Shanghai. 27 Sep 2019
Blake Windred goes berserk for historic 63

Blake Windred goes berserk for historic 63

Blake Windred produced the best round of his life on Thursday and the lowest opening day score the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship has ever seen. 27 Sep 2019
Royal encore for Asia-Pacific Amateur

Royal encore for Asia-Pacific Amateur

The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship is returning to Australia. 26 Sep 2019
Live telecast of AAC to reach homes in more than 160 countries

Live telecast of AAC to reach homes in more than 160 countries

Fans in more than 160 countries will be able to watch the action unfold live when a new champion is crowned at the 11th edition of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), to be played at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China, from September 26-29. 24 Sep 2019
Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Xander Schauffele was still running hot on Saturday at The Open, and it had nothing to do with a round of 69 that left him 11 shots off the lead at Royal Portrush. 21 Jul 2019
Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Pace of play is the one blight on the game that trickles down from the professional Tours to grass roots club golf. At the elite level, slow play is frustrating for all from players to fans. Here, the man at the coalface of administering pro golf in Australia offers some solutions. 16 Jul 2019
No cart, no Daly for Open Championship

No cart, no Daly for Open Championship

Two-time major winner John Daly is free to ride a cart during the week of the Open Championship – just not at Royal Portrush. 10 Jul 2019
Women's British Open prize money up 40 percent

Women's British Open prize money up 40 percent

Prize money for the Women's British Open will increase 40 percent to a total purse of US$4.5 million (AU$6.4 million), tournament organisers say. 9 Jul 2019
Muirfield invites women to join for first time

Muirfield invites women to join for first time

Female members have been formally invited to join the world's oldest golf club at Muirfield in Scotland for the first time. 28 Jun 2019
The Open to return to Hoylake in 2022

The Open to return to Hoylake in 2022

The Open Championship will return to Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake for its 151st edition in 2022, organisers the R&A said on Tuesday. 27 Feb 2019
Governing bodies clarify caddie rule

Governing bodies clarify caddie rule

The Royal & Ancient and United States Golf Association issued clarification on where and when a caddie can stand behind a player who is lining up a shot following two controversial incidents at two different events. 7 Feb 2019
R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

R&A, USGA release official 'modern' rules of golf

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews and the United States Golf Association have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented from January 1, 2019. 13 Mar 2018
R&A, USGA introduce new rule to limit video reviews

R&A, USGA introduce new rule to limit video reviews

The R&A and the USGA have issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf, which takes effect immediately, to limit the use of video evidence in the game. 26 Apr 2017
One step closer to a single world handicap system

One step closer to a single world handicap system

The R&A and the USGA have started working towards developing a single world handicap system for the game. 21 Apr 2017
THE OPEN: ‘R&A was a disgrace’ – Hend

THE OPEN: ‘R&A was a disgrace’ – Hend

Journeyman pro Scott Hend has blasted the R&A for making The Open field play in unplayable conditions, which he says caused him to miss the cut. Brendan James reports from St Andrews 19 Jul 2015
Getting Clock-Wise on slow play

Getting Clock-Wise on slow play

A report has examined the problem of pace of play at clubs around Australia. the report looks at the causes, the impact and how round times can be improved. 6 May 2015