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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
Profile: The Life of Ryan

Profile: The Life of Ryan

Other than top level players and coaches, not many in golf know the name Ryan Lumsden. Yet this quiet achiever’s influence has been profound. 18 Jan 2021
Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

The R&A today confirmed that The 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool from July 16-23, 2023 and The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from July 14-21, 2024. 8 Dec 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
Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Course set-up has long been a topic of hot conversation on professional Tours all over the world. But it is important for every golfer. No matter how well or badly you perform, having fun and finding the game more interesting is a lot easier to achieve when the playing field is set-up properly. 2 Nov 2020
Morri: The notion of par

Morri: The notion of par

If you’ve ever wondered whether golf is more a mental or physical pursuit then wonder no more. 2 Nov 2020
Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

“At least 25 percent of the golf courses need to be converted into mountain bike trails. The rest can be used for walks and picnics, off-leash dog runs, boot camps and community veggie gardens. Maybe keep one for posterity.” 21 Oct 2020
Morri: Learning to share

Morri: Learning to share

We’ve known for a couple of months that COVID has given golf a major participation boost but what is less obvious is how the game (or more precisely, the industry) intends to harness this new-found interest. 19 Oct 2020
Morri: Distance debate not about golfers

Morri: Distance debate not about golfers

It’s time again – unfortunately – to revisit the distance debate in the wake of Bryson DeChambeau’s US Open victory because many people still don’t seem to ‘get’ what the discussion is about. 28 Sep 2020
World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by announcing five world-class venues for championships being played from 2021 to 2025. 20 Aug 2020
Ogilvy exclusive: Golf in the coronavirus era

Ogilvy exclusive: Golf in the coronavirus era

We’ve all been experiencing strange times over the last three months. But not being able to play golf for a while and living almost exclusively at home has been especially odd for a seasoned traveller like me. 19 Aug 2020
Dunhill Links postponed due to virus

Dunhill Links postponed due to virus

Organisers of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship have postponed the event until next year in order not to undermine efforts of the Scottish government in tackling coronavirus. 28 Jul 2020
R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original championship following the cancellation of The Open this year. 7 Jul 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
REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention and in these challenging Covid-19 times many businesses have been greatly affected. 11 May 2020
Luiten wins inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational

Luiten wins inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational

Joost Luiten posted a six under par round of 66 for a two shot victory in the inaugural edition of the BMW Indoor Invitational powered by TrackMan. 10 May 2020
Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Tim Lobb is one of this country’s proudest exports when it comes to golf course design. We caught up with the Surrey-based architect to talk everything golf. 29 Apr 2020
Free crossword: Tournament Courses

Free crossword: Tournament Courses

To help pass the time in self-isolation, clear the mental cobwebs with the third instalment of our free golf crossword series. 22 Apr 2020
Ogilvy: My perfect course

Ogilvy: My perfect course

It hasn’t been built yet. And it probably never will be; the perfect golf course, that is. 20 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