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Search results for "rules of golf"

Nov 7th, 2018 Article

Golf's Top 10 Rule Breakers

Are you committing these rule infringements when you play? After Brendon De Jonge's recent whopping 4 shot penalty at the Northern Trust, you can't be too careful! Check out our Top 10 Golf Rule Breakers....

May 27th, 2016 Article

Rules of Golf launches on Android

The official interpretation of the Rules of Golf from The R&A is now available free in an updated edition for 2016 - 2017 and it's now also avaialble on Android as well.

Sep 13th, 2017 Article

22,000 comment on the new rules of golf

22,000 golfers from 102 countries around the world have had their say on the new R&A and USGA rules, which will come into effect on 1st January 2019.

Jul 18th, 2019 Article

Gmac Falls foul of 3-minute rule

Ok time for a rerun of our GolfPunk rant. The three-minute rule is a good one and it is intended to speed up play like the other good rule change, putting with the pin in. I am sure most pros did not expect to suffer too much from the rule change but then they are not playing Royal Portrush every day.

Mar 1st, 2017 Article

It's D-Day for golf's rule book

Golf is about to get less stuff and complicated. We think... Golf's Rule Book D-Day is here...here are the proposals

Nov 17th, 2019 Article

One Ball Rule costs Pro 8 shots

In a week where there has been much discussion about the Billy Mayfair affair Russell Henly has reminded us all that the vast majority of tour players are honourable golfers. On dishing out signed golf balls to fans after finishing his second round at the Mayakoba Golf Classic Henly realised he had violated the One Ball rule and called an eight shot  penalty on himself.

Sep 11th, 2020 Article

England Golf announcement on Coronavirus rules change

When the UK government announced the change to the COVID-19 rules, we wondered how this would impact on golf societies planning events. England Golf has now made an announcement providing advice to the golf world. It's still not one hundred per cent clear but it does not bode well for larger groups of golfers hoping to get together. In a release put out on Twitter, England Golf said

Mar 6th, 2017 Article

England Golf clamp down on bandits

England Golf has introduced a clause to CONGU’s handicapping system that requires players to return their scores to their home golf club. Here's why.