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Leishman gets clubs back after Open scare

Leishman gets clubs back after Open scare

Australian hope Marc Leishman has had to overcome a pre-Open Championship scare after his golf clubs got lost in transit from the US and his equipment sponsors were forced to create an emergency set for him. 14 Jul 2021
The Open's list of withdrawals grows

The Open's list of withdrawals grows

Former champion Zach Johnson is the latest to withdraw from The Open because he tested positive for the coronavirus. 13 Jul 2021
Elliott & Greenfield win Senior Amateur Championships

Elliott & Greenfield win Senior Amateur Championships

Aileen Greenfield and Gene Elliott triumphed in the R&A Senior Amateur Championships that were played at Ganton and Ashridge. 12 Jul 2021
Kevin Na a no-show for next week's Open

Kevin Na a no-show for next week's Open

American Kevin Na has withdrawn from next week's Open Championship due to international travel requirements. 9 Jul 2021
Growing the game: The Chrysalis Moment

Growing the game: The Chrysalis Moment

They’ve been considered the untapped sector of golf, but they’re coming. It’s time to apply a different lens to the emergence of women and girls in golf. 23 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
Revised format for Open qualifying

Revised format for Open qualifying

The R&A has announced that a revised format will be used in Regional and Final Qualifying for The 149th Open at Royal St George’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 11 Mar 2021
The R&A appoints Modest! Golf

The R&A appoints Modest! Golf

The R&A has appointed Modest! Golf to work on designing and developing a series of future grassroots programmes aimed at inspiring more young people into golf and retain them within the sport. 28 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
Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

Women’s Open to go ahead without fans

The R&A confirmed today that it intends to play the AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon from 20-23 August without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
Opinion: When did pro golf become the equivalent of a boring chick-flick?

Opinion: When did pro golf become the equivalent of a boring chick-flick?

It’s date night. Your wife whisks you off to the movies and you’re subjected to some chick-flick that is so tedious you drift off to sleep through sheer boredom. 8 Nov 2019
Aussies set to lead the way at Asia-Pacific Amateur

Aussies set to lead the way at Asia-Pacific Amateur

The region’s best men’s amateur golfers will battle it out for top honours at the 2019 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which will be played from September 26-29 at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. 27 Aug 2019
R&A to allow shorts for Open practise

R&A to allow shorts for Open practise

The world's top golfers will be permitted to wear shorts as they practise for this year’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush, the R&A has announced. 3 Apr 2019
The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A today unveiled a new Women in Golf Charter as part of the organisation’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry. 30 May 2018