Add Jordan Spieth to the list of doubters.
Bryson DeChambeau’s putting experiment is garnering news in Kapalua this week but it’s another rules revision that caught the "Mad Golf Scientist's" attention on Friday.
USGA CEO Mike Davis will cede U.S. Open course setup responsibilities, beginning with this year’s tournament at Pebble Beach.
It appears Callaway is ready for its followup to its most successful driver in decades. The Epic Flash, expected to be launched to the public early next year, has made its way this week to the USGA’s list of conforming drivers.
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.
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.