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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
Mickelson upset at new club length limit

Mickelson upset at new club length limit

Phil Mickelson has hit out at the 'amateurs' governing the game and called a new 46-inch restriction on club length 'stupid'. 13 Oct 2021
R&A & USGA announce new model local rule limiting club length

R&A & USGA announce new model local rule limiting club length

The R&A and the USGA have announced that a new Model Local Rule (MLR G-10) will be available beginning on January 1 2022 to provide those running professional or elite amateur golf competitions with the option of limiting the maximum length of a golf club (excluding putters) to 46 inches. 13 Oct 2021
Hagestad leads halfway through U.S. Mid-Amateur final

Hagestad leads halfway through U.S. Mid-Amateur final

Stewart Hagestad won his semi final match in convincing fashion on Thursday morning, then took a 5-up lead over Mark Costanza in the first 18 holes of the final match of the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Sankaty Head Golf Club. 1 Oct 2021
Blakesly Brock claims U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur crown

Blakesly Brock claims U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur crown

Blakesly Brock made sure noon turned into midnight for the Cinderella story of the 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Berkeley Hall Club. 1 Oct 2021
Rookies to face off in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur final

Rookies to face off in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur final

For the first time in U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship history, two 25-year-olds will play in the final match. 30 Sep 2021
NHL referee and last man in advance at U.S. Mid-Amateur

NHL referee and last man in advance at U.S. Mid-Amateur

Hayes Brown, who got his spot in the match-play bracket of the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship by holing out a 95-yard wedge shot, prevailed in two matches on Tuesday at Sankaty Head Golf Club, including a 1-up victory over No.1-seeded Yaroslav Merkulov. 29 Sep 2021
Michel misses match play in U.S. Mid-Amateur defence

Michel misses match play in U.S. Mid-Amateur defence

The Round of 64 got underway on Monday in the fog-delayed 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Sankaty Head Golf Club, a windy day highlighted by the winnowing of the field to 64 players, with a dramatic eagle hole-out earning Hayes Brown the final spot in the match-play bracket. 28 Sep 2021
Clark knocks friend and top seed out of U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Clark knocks friend and top seed out of U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

It was a bittersweet upset victory for Aliea Clark on Monday at Berkeley Hall Club. 28 Sep 2021
Records fall at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Records fall at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Jennifer Peng set multiple scoring records on Sunday en route to earning medallist honours in the 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. 27 Sep 2021
Merkulov sets record at suspended U.S. Mid-Amateur

Merkulov sets record at suspended U.S. Mid-Amateur

Yaroslav Merkulov shot a five-under-par 65 at Sankaty Head Golf Club on Sunday to complete 36 holes of stroke play in the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at nine-under, breaking the championship record by one stroke. 27 Sep 2021
U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur hat-trick for Tennant

U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur hat-trick for Tennant

Lara Tennant, the No.1 seed and the two-time defending champion, outlasted seven-time USGA champion Ellen Port, 2&1, in the 18-hole final of the 59th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship Thursday on the Dogwood Course at The Lakewood Club. 17 Sep 2021
Past champions to face off in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur final

Past champions to face off in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur final

Two-time defending champion Lara Tennant and three-time champion Ellen Port gritted their way through two matches on a soggy Tuesday at The Lakewood Club, both of them converting birdie putts on the 18th hole to seal their spots in Wednesday’s 18-hole final of the 59th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. 15 Sep 2021
Past champions advance at suspended U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Past champions advance at suspended U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Two-time defending champion Lara Tennant and three-time champion Ellen Port both rallied to win a pair of matches on Monday to advance to the quarterfinal round of the 59th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship on the 5,771-yard, par-72 Dogwood Course at The Lakewood Club. 14 Sep 2021
Aussies Wooster and Puckett bow out of U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Aussies Wooster and Puckett bow out of U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Two-time defending champion Lara Tennant, the No.1 seed in match play, led a parade of top-seeded players who advanced to the Round of 32 with victories on Sunday in the 59th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at The Lakewood Club. 13 Sep 2021
Gene Elliott breaks his duck at 66th U.S. Senior Amateur

Gene Elliott breaks his duck at 66th U.S. Senior Amateur

Gene Elliott finally owns that elusive USGA title. 3 Sep 2021
U.S. Senior Amateur finalists set

U.S. Senior Amateur finalists set

It will be an all-Midwest 18-hole final match in the 66th U.S. Senior Amateur Championship. 2 Sep 2021
Past Champion Lutz among U.S. Senior Amateur quarterfinalists

Past Champion Lutz among U.S. Senior Amateur quarterfinalists

Thirteen USGA champions began the week at the Country Club of Detroit for the 66th U.S. Senior Amateur. Just one remains. 1 Sep 2021
Top seed out of U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Top seed out of U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

For the previous two days at the Country Club of Detroit, Tim Hogarth’s golf game had been impeccable. The California resident made 11 birdies against one bogey during 36 holes of stroke play in the 66th U.S. Senior Amateur, matching the championship scoring mark of 134. 31 Aug 2021
Hogarth earns medallist honours at U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Hogarth earns medallist honours at U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Tim Hogarth matched a pair of scoring records on Sunday en route to earning medallist honours in the 66th U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Detroit. 30 Aug 2021
USA completes comeback Curtis Cup win

USA completes comeback Curtis Cup win

The USA completed an impressive comeback to win the 41st Curtis Cup Match with a dominant final day singles performance at Conwy Golf Club in Wales. 30 Aug 2021