The R&A and USGA have highlighted five key areas of change for the Rules of Golf 2023 update. Here’s everything you need to know about them.
Television has made him almost as famous as some of the players, and a couple of his more notable rulings – refusing Seve Ballesteros relief from the base of a tree at Valderrama in 1994 and penalising teenager Guan Tianlang at The Masters to name just two – are sporting folklore. So who better to ask about the changes […]
As of 1st January 2019, a modified set of golf’s rules will be put into force by the R&A and the USGA. These changes are designed to make the rules more understandable and the game more appealing to new players. Proposed changes include: Taking free and penalty drops from knee rather than shoulder height […]
Golf in winter is not for the faint of heart. The weather is often horrible; visibility is impaired and the golf course itself? Well, let’s just say that conditions can be challenging. But no matter what the weather is doing, there are plenty of people who defy the elements to practise the game they […]
Golf is an ancient sport believed to have been developed in the middle ages in Scotland. And over the centuries, many golf clubs, as well as the R&A and the USGA, have implemented (and scrapped) many rules. While most are logical, some are just downright strange. Here are the weirdest rules in golf – […]
If one of your New Year resolutions is to get out on the golf course more, it’s worth noting that a number of new rule changes came into effect on January 1, 2016. While these rule changes often seem obscure, this year’s alterations have been forced through due to changes in golf technology. This technology […]