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Mar 2nd, 2020
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the medal presented each year to the winner of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship has been renamed in Mickey Wright’s honour and redesigned with an image of her iconic swing, ensuring that every future champion is forever linked to one of golf’s greatest pioneers and competitors.
Jun 21st, 2018
Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.
May 3rd, 2017
The R&A and the USGA are now going to review the use of green–reading devices in another potential rules overhaul.
Apr 24th, 2017
An announcement will be made by the R&A and USGA tomorrow over the rules incident that cost Lexi Thompson her chance of winning the first women’s major earlier this month.
Apr 19th, 2017
Golf's two main governing bodies have announced they are planning to introduce a new single World Handicap System for club golfers.
Dec 1st, 2015
The USGA has announced that Diana M. Murphy will be its next president. Murphy will become only the second woman ever to lead the governing body in its nearly 121-year history, 20 years after Judy Bell held the post.
Oct 26th, 2015
The USGA and R&A have announced four changes to the Rules of Golf, including the much-anticipated ban on the anchored stroke. This is that they have come up with.
Jan 8th, 2019
Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.
Jun 20th, 2016
Here's the USGA's statement about 'the incident' that made golf look foolish. It's pretty much a fess up.
May 9th, 2016
The United States Golf Association (USGA) is expanding their PLAY9™ program this year, encouraging more golfers to play nine holes during six scheduled “PLAY9 Days.”
Mar 29th, 2020
The LPGA has announced the movement of the Evian Championship to 6th to 9th August, the week before the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. At the same time, the signs are that both the R&A and USGA will announce the postponement of the Open and US Open in the coming week.
Feb 20th, 2020
We thought Brooks Koepka had rather put the boot into Patrick Reed with his comments about building sandcastles but ex-CBS golf commentator Peter Kostis went even further this week inferring that Reed was a serial cheat.
Feb 19th, 2020
It was a fine victory for Adam Scott last weekend, he is a great ball striker, but I must confess I rather sighed when I saw him using a long putter to great effect once again. It was a similar feeling to that I had when Scott won the Masters back in 2013. I’m sorry, but I am with the brigade who consider these long putters cheat sticks.
Jan 2nd, 2020
Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.
Apr 20th, 2019
Following on from our recent rant concerning etiquette the writer took to the course this morning. It was a stableford competition (points system) a normally quicker format as a lost ball is not the end of the world and if you can’t score on a hole you pick up. It is those lovely medal events that often bring the course to a grinding halt with all competitors having to finish out every hole.
Feb 16th, 2019
16-year-old Lucy Li has been given a ‘one-time warning’ by the USGA after appearing in an advertisement for Apple.
Jul 7th, 2018
In another blow to the ‘Golf Scientist’ Bryson DeChambeau, the USGA have banned the use of protractors.
Mar 17th, 2018
You can't argue with that. Commercial-free golf. Personally, I'm sick of having to record the golf and wait 45 minutes to start watching it just so I can avoid 15,000 showings of the same bloody advert.
Mar 16th, 2017
They call him "The Club Whisperer". If there's an antique golf club in the vicinity, Will Roberto will find it. Here's a fascinating insight into how Will built his amazing collection, which is now about to be to auctioned.
Mar 1st, 2017
Golf is about to get less stuff and complicated. We think... Golf's Rule Book D-Day is here...here are the proposals
Dec 13th, 2016
Wilson Golf and the Golf Channel collaborated on a television reality series during the autumn called Driver vs. Driver. The Triton driver, designed by Eric Sillies, was the winner, and earned him a very tidy $500,000.
Jan 31st, 2016
The Knuth High Heat is the most forgiving driver you’ve probably never heard of. We first tried it at last year's PGA show. We’ve just got back from this year's show and there is still nothing quite like it.
Jun 22nd, 2015
To quote Verne Lundquist, and the greatest piece of golf commentary of all time, “Oh, WOW! IN YOUR LIFE, have you seen anything like that?!”. And you know what Verne, we haven’t.