rules

Morri: Less for pros, more for the rest of us

Morri: Less for pros, more for the rest of us

Less distance for pros and elite amateurs but more for those who need it. That looks to be the trade off the R&A and USGA are seeking as they inch ever closer to a roll back of distance at the top levels of the game. 21 Mar 2022
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: Why do we play golf?

Morri: Why do we play golf?

“The ‘rules’ of golf are to score as low as possible,” he said, “but the PURPOSE of golf is for you to decide.” 15 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
Morri: Rules are rules

Morri: Rules are rules

No other sport does a rules snafu quite like golf, as evidenced by the ‘debacle du jour’ from the Solheim Cup this past week. 6 Sep 2021
Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

It’s an almost never ending quest among industry types to look to other sports for ways to ‘fix’ golf. 16 Aug 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: Two sided coin

Morri: Two sided coin

What a weekend it was for golf. The brilliance of the Geoff Ogilvy sponsored Players Series tournament in Victoria offset by the debacle of Patrick Reed and the PGA Tour. 1 Feb 2021
Opinion: Dress code for the success of the game

Opinion: Dress code for the success of the game

The mere mention of dress code and golf somewhere near one another is enough to cause furious debate. 10 Jun 2020