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Search results for "rules of golf"

Aug 2nd, 2019 Article

Want to hit it straight

If you are playing partner or opponent is hitting the ball remarkably straight have a quick nosey at what ball he is playing. If you see the name ‘Polara’ then that will explain why and you can show the seaky devil a red card, as the ball is illegal. Having said that it also sounds fun!

Nov 25th, 2015 Article

R&A Creating Blueprint For Modern Golf

There is nothing worse. You are set up to smash another one down the fairway, you’ve practiced the swing, psyched yourself up...but wait...the guys in front of you are still ambling along without a care in the world. The moment is lost. By the time you finally get to hit your shot...you duff it into the rough somewhere.   

Jun 12th, 2018 Article

Backstopping in golf – what's in it for you?

'Backstopping'. It's golf's latest term for us to get to grips with and it's causing mayhem with golf's morality and presents an awkward scenario for the rule book...

Jan 29th, 2019 Article

R&A and Keith Pelley at odds over Li Haotong penalty

Martin Slumbers, the Chief Executive of the R&A and European Tour chief Keith Pelley have issued statements, following the incident which saw defending champion Li Haotong lose €100,000 for a highly debateable two-shot penalty.

Sep 13th, 2016 Article

85–year old man wins competition

Golf is a unique sport because it allows elderly people to compete against younger opponents. And now an 85–year old man has won a tournament.

Dec 13th, 2015 Article

North Berwick Beats the VAT man

North Berwick golf club has helped secure a historic victory for players all over the UK with a multi-million victory over the taxman.

Sep 18th, 2016 Article

Cat burglar is golf ball thief

A cat has been ruining rounds at a golf course by stealing golf balls, and forcing the club's exasperated owners to change their rules.

May 6th, 2016 Article

Landmark ruling for brain damaged Golfer

A golfer who sued his golf club after suffering brain damage when being hit on the head by a stray ball has lost his case in a landmark ruling. The judge said his club could not have foreseen or prevented the incident. 

Oct 25th, 2017 Article

Girl wins golf tournament & still loses...

They say that girls rule and boys drool. Well, the girls say that anyway. And it's probably true, but on this occasion girls did indeed rule but it was the boys who took home the golf loot...