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Gear & Equipment

USGA stays in house for new technical leader

By Mike Stachura When U.S. Golf Association Senior Technical Director Dick Rugge announced his upcoming retirement last month, he was highly complimentary of his staff at the USGA Research and Test Center and said his successor...
Wednesday, 12/5/2012 at 1:30PM
Gear & Equipment

USGA, R&A publish equipment document

It may not be the most important letter in the history of international diplomacy, but a 12-page communique sent July 8 from golf's ruling bodies to equipment manufacturers seems to be another meaningful step toward...
Monday, 7/18/2011 at 3:15PM
Magazines / The Digest

Golf Executive Salary List: Tim Finchem Tops In Pay

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem leads our list of the highest-paid golf-association executives.
August 2011
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Equipment: Eighteen Months In, The Groove Rule Prompts One Question: Why?

USGA Senior Technical Director Dick Rugge has said it'll take three years to fully know the impact of modified grooves, but thus far the numbers suggest very little change
June 20, 2011
Gear & Equipment

Polara: The most defiant ball in golf

Twenty years ago, the renowned cartoonist Johnny Hart (B.C., Wizard of Id) penned a B.C. strip in which a cavewoman known as the Cute Broad is playing golf with the caveman Peter. "Let me get...
Thursday, 5/12/2011 at 3:23PM
Gear & Equipment

Starting Hot (List)

The Hot List is the most intensive and most important piece of service journalism any golf publication attempts. When the Hot List first debuted in 2004, it began because readers had been asking what clubs...
Tuesday, 1/18/2011 at 2:48PM
Golf Tours & News

Equipment: Moving Target

By amending the groove rule, the USGA is telling manufacturers they won't be able to maneuver their way around it
July 31, 2009
Golf Tours & News

Stachura: Whole New Ballgame

Bethpage Black was quickly identified as one of the toughest tests in golf when it first hosted the U.S. Open in 2002. Seven years later, advances in technology could soften the course's edge
June 10, 2009
Golf Tours & News

Stachua: Ping goes public with USGA grooves letter

Discontent from manufacturers with the USGA's grooves ruling is growing and Ping has fired the first shot.
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