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Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

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.

R&A and USGA set to make announcement

R&A and USGA set to make announcement

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.

Woman to lead the USGA

Woman to lead the USGA

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.

Rule Changes for 2016 from USGA and R&A

Rule Changes for 2016 from USGA and R&A

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.

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

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.

USGA expands Play9 programme

USGA expands Play9 programme

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.”

World Handicap System

World Handicap System

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.

3 Minute Rule – What 3 Minute Rule?

3 Minute Rule – What 3 Minute Rule?

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.

Yes! Rolex to bring advertising-free golf to Fox

Yes! Rolex to bring advertising-free golf to Fox

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.

Meet the golf club whisperer

Meet the golf club whisperer

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. 

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

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

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

Wilson's new Triton driver is non–conforming

Wilson's new Triton driver is non–conforming

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.

The Sunday Driver: Knuth High Heat

The Sunday Driver: Knuth High Heat

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. 

US OPEN DAY 4 RECAP

US OPEN DAY 4 RECAP

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.