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News & Tours

Missing Links: Tiger Woods' downfall is 'mythical quest for perfection,' Chamblee writes

Stories of interest you might have missed… “[Tiger] Woods has fallen not because he overanalyzed his swing or because his body has given out (his "misfiring-glutes" WD at Torrey Pines notwithstanding). The reasons for Tiger’s...
Wednesday, 2/11/2015 at 8:54AM
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The soon-to-be R&A chief executive has started his get-to-know-me phase

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- He didn't say much, other than the normal platitudes one would expect from a man who has yet to start a new job and is sitting right next to his...
Tuesday, 2/10/2015 at 4:45PM
News & Tours

R&A's outgoing Chief Executive explains "controversial" decision to end British Open's BBC relationship

The R&A announced on Monday what many had feared would be the case: that, starting in 2017, British Open would move away from the BBC, which has broadcast the tournament for more than 60...
Tuesday, 2/3/2015 at 11:40AM
News & Tours

Olympic Golf officials feeling better about preparations for 2016. (Well sort of.)

During an International Golf Foundation panel discussion at the PGA Merchandise Show,  officials updated attendees on the progress of golf's return to the Olympics in 2016. Mid-way through the Q&A session, a member of...
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 at 12:55PM
News & Tours

The newly chosen R&A chief exec seems an awful lot like the guy he's replacing

As evidenced by the fact that it has taken the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews 260 years to allow the first unaccompanied females entry into the grand old clubhouse behind the first...
Thursday, 10/16/2014 at 12:34PM
Golf Tours & News

The Disruptor's Last Days

As Ted Bishop nears the end of an eventful two-year term as PGA of America president, he takes satisfaction from having shaken things up
October 13, 2014
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
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