Though the general premise for the update of the Rules of Golf was to clarify the sport’s notorious ambiguity around its guidelines, let’s be honest: rules language can still be hard to process. Luckily for you, we have everything you need to know about the new rules right here.
USGA/R&A ease back on limits to green-reading materials in final rule interpretation set to go in effect Jan. 1
The proposed limitations on green-reading materials, detailed by the ruling bodies in an announcement in July, will not be so limiting after all.
The USGA and R&A have announced the latest step in their Distance Insights project, and this one is asking for your participation.
It is a powerful statement to make in 2018 from a university founded in 1413, and it will echo far beyond the underworld of golf.
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.
Josh Hill has made an impressive start to the Boys Amateur Championship in Ireland, carrying on from where he left off in his dream England debut in Scotland last week.
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.
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.
The Open 2018: R&A implements driver tests at Carnoustie ‘to ensure players are going out there with clubs that are conforming’
When it comes to distance and professional golf, an issue he strongly raised as of potential concern a year ago at his Open Championship press conference...