The USGA and R&A’s investigation into the distance topic, the so-named “Distance Insights” project, will now employ an outside market research firm to ask golfers and non-golfers alike around the world what they think about distance.
The PGA’s affirmation seems to suggest the proposed interpretation will go into effect without many, if any, changes.
By requiring green-reading materials to provide less information, are the USGA and R&A creating more confusion?
The proposed restriction on green-reading materials that golf’s governing bodies announced on Tuesday—which seems to amount to an effective ban on the so-called green books that have become common on professional tours these days—was not met with immediate universal approval.
Under a proposal unveiled on Tuesday, an interpretation of Rule 4.3 (use of equipment) would allow players to still use the materials but would restrict some of the data the materials can provide as well as the materials size.
It appears Bryson DeChambeau’s compass won’t be the only rules casualty this summer.
A fifth of the Open Championship field was greeted with a usual request from the R&A this week.
There was something missing from Carnoustie Golf Links when players arrived this week: colour.
After a pair of frustrating strokeplay setbacks in Scotland, Rayhan Thomas has worked to get his “head on straight” ahead of the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur starting at historic Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey on Monday.
Bryson DeChambeau sounds off on USGA’s compass ruling: “It shouldn’t be an issue, it’s not a distance-measuring device”
Bryson DeChambeau is enjoying a breakout campaign in 2018. The former U.S. Amateur and NCAA champion has seven top 10s, highlighted by a win at Memorial...
Tiger’s strong Open tune-up (and jab at the USGA), Molinari laps the field and Toms, Park win majors: What you missed this weekend
Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world.
Mike Davis and the USGA have taken their share of body blows for losing Shinnecock Hills, again, at this year’s U.S. Open. Judging by Tiger Woods’ roundabout jab on Sunday, those punches aren’t stopping anytime soon.