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Jan 31st, 2017 Article

Is this the solution to slow play?

A solution has arrived that may just offer a viable and affordable solution for golf clubs who are affected by the issue of slow play.

Jun 14th, 2016 Article

R&A introduces new pace of play measures

The R&A has introduced two new measures to its Pace of Play Condition in time for The Amateur Championship, which is being played at Royal Porthcawl and Pyle & Kenfig in Wales.

Jul 28th, 2015 Article

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play

Paul Lawrie, in conjunction with his management company 4Sports Entertainment, is bringing Match Play format to the European Tour this week as he hosts the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, at Murcar Links Golf Club near the former Open Champion’s Aberdeen home.

May 26th, 2016 Article

The curse of slow play

We all hate slow play, and our feelings are shared by one of the UK’s largest golf groups, They’re getting about pace of play, with a high-visibility, long-term programme now in place at all venues.

Feb 13th, 2016 Article

European Tour gets heavy on slow play

Keith Pelley, the new European Tour CEO has slow play on his agenda, and his plans to speed up the game seems to have got off to a positive start during the recent ‘Desert Swing’ with a reduction in round times being apparent under the new ‘Pace of Play’ policy.

Oct 2nd, 2015 Article

Sacked! For playing golf

A routine Golf Bunk went terribly wrong for a a vice mayor in a southeastern Chinese city. He's been sacked for playing golf when he should have been working, a move taken as part of a corruption crackdown.

Jul 21st, 2019 Article

We’ve had enough slow play

Brooks Koepka had just teed off in the final round of the Open. We then heard ‘on the tee, JB Holmes from the USA’, the camera zoomed in on the man sitting in third place at Royal Portrush, then nothing. The guy looked confused as he suddenly wasn’t sure about something. Was it the wind had shifted? Had he changed his mind at to which club to take? Or perhaps he’d left the cooker on back at the house? Whatever it was he’d been standing on that tee for a good few minutes waiting for his tee time and he clearly was not ready.

Mar 26th, 2017 Article

WGC Match Play Day 4

Here are the winners and losers of the quarter finals of the WGC–Dell Match Play Championships. It's all shaping up nicely for the semi–finals......

Jan 14th, 2020 Article

Slow Play Update 2020

Back last August the European Tour announced a four-point plan for dealing with slow play on the tour. They have now revisited the plan and beefed up the regulations and penalties. The new tougher regulations come into effect at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.

Aug 18th, 2019 Article

Stop slow play update

The The European Tour has announced a concrete four-point plan aimed at tackling the issue of slow play in professional golf. The plan will be implemented at the start of the 2020 season and focuses on four key areas: regulation, education, innovation and field sizes.  

Jan 21st, 2020 Article

Encouraging signs on slow play

Encouraging signs from the first event with the European Tour’s new regime on slow play. The toughened up four-point plan did not result in any penalties but the general consensus was that the pace of play was better. Even Bryson DeChambeau seemed to have responded positively – might the penny be finally dropping?