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News & Tours

What to take away from the Royal and Ancient vote allowing women members

The Sept. 18 announcement that the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews had approved a bylaw change allowing women to become members for the first time in the organization’s 260-year history seemed inevitable...
Thursday, 9/18/2014 at 1:47PM
News & Tours

Having seen the light over membership issue, the R&A is now leaving little to chance

However resistant the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has been to inviting women members in the past, the club sure appears intent on getting them in now. In the ballots that went...
Thursday, 8/28/2014 at 4:49PM
News & Tours

Where did the British Open's yellow leader boards go?

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- When it comes to charm, the British Open is hardly in short supply. Perhaps then the loss of manual leader boards around the course in favor of electronic models...
Thursday, 7/17/2014 at 6:40AM
Golf & Business

What they said, what they meant: Peter Dawson's R&A press conference edition

By Geoff Shackelford HOYLAKE, England -- The transcript did not tell the full story from the annual R&A pre-tournament press conference Wednesday at Royal Liverpool. Particularly when the topic pivoted to the R&A's pending...
Thursday, 7/17/2014 at 5:47AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: 'The whole tour needs Tiger,' and Peyton Manning a golf course quarterback, too

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… The top story at the Travelers Championship on Friday involved a player who isn’t in the field: Tiger Woods. “This might not be the best...
Saturday, 6/21/2014 at 9:27AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: A calmer Colin Montgomerie, and a title sponsor looking at TV ratings

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… “Did someone switch off that notorious temper once he reached 50? Did he finally realise you can’t pick a fight with American galleries and still...
Wednesday, 5/28/2014 at 11:27AM
News & Tours

Missing links: Quail Hollow's new greens, Turnberry's new owner, bicycling the new golf

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… “We’re so much better off than last year, it’s unbelievable,” Quail Hollow superintendent Chris Deariso said, while the Wells Fargo Championship emits a huge sigh...
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 at 11:31AM
News & Tours

Missing links: Turnberry to Trump? China to dominate?

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… Donald Trump reportedly is about to expand his golf empire by purchasing Turnberry, site of the Duel in the Sun, the battle between Tom Watson...
Monday, 4/28/2014 at 9:51AM
News & Tours

Peter Dawson, now set to retire in 2015, has served the R&A well in a time of transition

By John Huggan News that the R&A's first-ever chief executive, Peter Dawson, will retire from his post in September 2015 after 16 years on the job comes as no real surprise. With golf in...
Tuesday, 4/22/2014 at 11:15AM
News & Tours

Royal & Ancient GC to vote on allowing female members

By John HugganST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND -- For those holding their breath in anticipation of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews announcing its first female members in 260 years of its all-male existence,...
Wednesday, 3/26/2014 at 10:35AM
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